Licenses and Permits

Dog Licensing
All dogs over 4 months of age and residing in the congested areas of Washoe County are required to be licensed with Animal Services.
Dog License Application

Kennel Permit
If you live in the city of Reno or Sparks or the congested areas of Washoe County, a maximum of three adult dogs over the age of four (4) months may be kept per residence. If you own (or want to own) more than three (3) dogs, you must apply for a kennel permit.
Kennel Permit Application       

Cattery Permit
If you live in the incorporated cities of Reno or Sparks, a maximum of 7 adult cats over the age of four (4) months may be kept per residence. If you own (or want to own) more than seven (7) cats, you must apply for a cattery permit.  
Cattery Permit Application    

Exotic Animal Permit  
If you are interested in information regarding permits to keep exotic animals call the animal services office for further information at 353-8900. 
Exotic Animal Application