Licensing

In West Valley City, all dogs, cats, ferrets, and pot bellied pigs four months of age or older, must be licensed every year. West Valley City allows no more than two dogs and two cats per household, and a total of four household animals per residence (dogs, cats, ferrets, pot bellied pigs, chickens, rabbits). Please contact our office with any questions.

If you live in West Valley City, you may license your pets at the West Valley Animal Shelter or at City Hall; if you live in Taylorsville City, you may license your pets at the West Valley Animal Shelter, West Valley City Hall, or Taylorsville City Hall.

Requirements
Listed owners must be 18-years-old or older. When licensing, you must provide a copy of the most recent rabies vaccination verification, and the sterilization certificate if your pet is spayed or neutered.

Animal License Fees

Licensing Fees for West Valley City residents:
Dogs (required to be licensed annually):
  • Sterilized - $8
  • Sterilized and Microchipped - $5
  • Unsterilized - $35
Cats (required to be licensed annually):
  • Sterilized - $5
  • Unsterilized - $35
Ferrets (required to be licensed annually):
  • Sterilized - $5
  • Unsterilized - $25
Pot Bellied Pigs (required to be licensed annually):
  • Sterilized - $5
  • Unsterilized - $25

Licensing Fees for Taylorsville Residents:
Dogs, cats, Ferrets (required to be license annually, unless noted):

  • Sterilized - $5
  • Unsterilized - $25
  • Sterilized Senior License (over 60 years of age) - $15 one-time lifetime fee
  • Unsterilized Senior License (over 60 years of age) - $15
Taylorsville Park Permit Fees:
  • Nonresidents - $25
  • Senior Citizens (residents and nonresidents) - $10 lifetime fee
  • Taylorsville Residents - $10

West Valley City Animal Services is proud to operate a no-kill animal shelter!