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General Information

Every dog, cat and miniature potbellied pig kept in the City of Sheboygan MUST has an annual license. The licenses are valid from January 1st thru December 31st of each year.

Licenses are obtained at the City of Sheboygan Police Department Department, 1315 N. 23rd Street, Sheboygan, WI 53081. In order to obtain a license, the owner MUST present a CURRENT RABIES CERTIFICATE verifying the animal has been vaccinated against rabies by a LICENSED VETERINARIAN to the Finance Cashier. (If mailed, please enclose the rabies certificate (s) with a check made payable to the City of Sheboygan. Also include a self-addressed stamped envelope in order for the licenses(s), receipt (s) and rabies certificate(s) to be returned via mail.)

Note: A rabies tag is NOT accepted as proof of the rabies vaccination.

Current Pricing

Dog Licenses:

$10 for neutered or spayed dogs

$15 for un-neutered to un-spayed dogs

Licenses are due:

  • by March 31st for an annual license (Renewal period beginning January 1st);
  • or by the time the dog reaches 5 months of age*;
  • or within 30 days of acquiring ownership of a dog or within 30 days of dog owners establishing residency in the City of Sheboygan (Re: dogs older than 5 months of age).

• License fees are ½ price ($5.00/$7.50) for dogs becoming 5 months of age or younger (ONLY) on July 1st and thereafter of the license year.


Cat Licenses:

$5.25 for neutered or spayed cats
$12.25 for un-neutered or un-spayed cats

Licenses are due:

  • by March 31st for an annual license (Renewal period beginning January 1st);
  • or by the time the dog reaches 13 months of age*;
  • or within 30 days of acquiring ownership of a dog or within 30 days of cat owners establishing residency in the City of Sheboygan (Re: dogs older than 13 months of age).

• License fees are ½ price ($2.75/$6.25) for cats becoming 13 months of age or younger (ONLY) on July 1st and thereafter of the license year.

On April 1st of each year and thereafter, if any owner is delinquent in taking out a current dog, cat or miniature potbellied pig license, there shall be a $5.00 penalty fee added to the cost of each license.

Animal Fancier Permit

An animal fancier’s permit is required when a residence or business harbors more than three (3) domestic animals. The application is obtained at the City of Sheboygan Finance Department and shall be included at no cost with the timely purchase of dog and/or cat licenses. If a person owns pets not requiring licenses, the cost of an animal fancier permit is $3 on an annual basis. The permit commences on January 1st and expires on the following December 31st therefore an application needs to be completed annually. A late fee of $5 shall be collected if the applicant fails to obtain a permit prior to April 1st of each year, or within 30 days of obtaining more than three (3) domestic animals.

 

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