Purchasing or Renewing a Santa Cruz County Dog License

We currently offer FOUR OPTIONS for your licensing convenience:
   
1. Click here to purchase or renew your dog license online  
   

2. Follow these steps to purchase or renew your dog license BY MAIL

a. Download the Santa Cruz County Dog License Application Form
b. Print out and fill in your downloaded PDF form
c. Mail in your completed application form along with the license fee payment to:

Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter
2200 7th Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95062

d. Remember to include the proof of spay/neuter certificate if applicable

 
   
3. Purchase or renew your dog license IN PERSON at our shelter. You can purchase or renew your dog license at either of our shelter locations.  
   

Santa Cruz Shelter Location
2200 7th Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Open Tuesday - Friday*
Noon - 7:00 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday
Noon - 5:00 p.m.
*Note: Our Santa Cruz location is closed on Monday
 

 

Watsonville Shelter Location
580 Airport Blvd.
Watsonville, CA 95076

Open Monday - Saturday*
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
*Note: Our Watsonville location is closed on Sunday

 
     

4. You may also purchase or renew a Santa Cruz County dog license at one of our partner locations listed below.

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY VETERINARY CLINIC PARTNER LOCATIONS

 

Animal Hospital of Soquel
2651 Soquel Ave.
Santa Cruz, CA 95062

VCA Animal Hospital
815 Mission St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Westside Animal Hospital
411 Laurel Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4904