Dog Licenses

A license is required for every dog, age three-months and older, living in the City of Pittsburgh. Dog licenses and registration tags help to assist in finding lost pets.  Annual dog licenses are valid from January 1st through December 31st of each year.

For Additional Information: 412-255-2967

Getting a Dog License

  1. Click here for the Dog License Application
  2. Print, complete, and sign the above application and mail along with check or money order
  3. If you are applying for a spayed or neutered dog, you must submit written verification from licensed doctor of veterinary medicine or a written affidavit
  4. Make your check or money order payable to:

Treasurer, City of Pittsburgh
Pet License Department
414 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219-2476

Dog License Fees


The person who finds your dog simply call 412-255-2967 with your registration number (on your dog's tag).

  • 1 year: $20.00
  • 3 year: $50.00
  • 12 year: $175.00

Spayed/neutered (please send proof):

  • 1 year: $10.00
  • 3 year: $25.00
  • 12 year: $75.00

Lost tag? Please contact the Pet License Department at 412-255-2967.