Why license your
We’ve got two good reasons…
Your companion animal may become lost. A license
tag provides proper identification to assist you
in locating your animal should he or she become
lost or stray.
It is a law. Milwaukee County and its municipalities
require licensing of cats and dogs over six months
of age within 30 days of adoption.
may license your cat or dog at your local city hall.
To obtain a license you must present evidence of
a current rabies vaccination or a document from
a veterinarian indicating prepayment for such a
Please refer to additional material in your adoption
packet for the cost of licensing cats and dogs in
the various municipalities of Milwaukee County .
City of Milwaukee license fee for Cats
January 1 st - March 31 st
As of April 1st a late fee is added to license fee:
$4 Altered (total fee is $16)
$8 Unaltered (total fee is $32)