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Animal License and Fees

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playful kittenAll residents who own, keep, or harbor any dog or cat six months old and older must license the animal with the City of Olathe.*

Pet License Instructions
Step 1: Gather required documentation of the following from a licensed veterinarian:

  • Current Rabies Vaccination Certificate: Ensure all owner and animal information is accurate.  Note corrections on the certificate.
  • Spay or Neuter Certificate: This information may be noted on the rabies certificate 

furry dogStep 2: Submit required documentation.

  • Online at License Your Pet
  • In person at Customer Service, 1385 S. Robinson Dr., Olathe, KS
  • In person at the Animal Shelter, 505 E. Sunvale Dr., Olathe, KS
  • By mail to Animal Licensing, City of Olathe, P.O. Box 768, Olathe, KS 66051-0768

Optional: Microchip information to expedite the return of lost pets can be entered into the City database at no charge.

License Fees are non-refundable.

Permanent-Renewable Tag 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year
Spayed or neutered dog or cat $10 $18 $25
Intact cat $25 $45 $64
Intact dog $35 $63 $89
Replacement Tag - Rabies Vaccination Certificate Required $5 $5 $5

Other Fees are non-refundable.

Dead Animal Removal/Disposal $35 per animal
Dangerous Dog License* $150 per dog
First Impoundment 

$25 per altered animal**

$50 per unaltered animal***

Second Impoundment

$50 per altered animal**

$100 per unaltered animal***

Third Impoundment

$100 per altered animal**

$200 unaltered animal***

Fourth Impoundment

$300 per altered animals**

$500 per unaltered animals***

Five or more Impoundment

$600 per altered animals**

$1,000 per unaltered animals***

Impoundment Administrative $15
Boarding $20 per day
Vaccination Deposit $10 per animal

Owner Surrender

Based on availability at the Olathe Animal Shelter

Euthanasia is available, by appointment, for behavior or medical reason.

$50 for surrender

$75 for euthanasia

Live Trap Deposit $75 per trap

*Olathe Municipal Code Title 8 - Animals
**Altered animals are spayed or neutered.
***Unaltered animals are not spayed or neutered.

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