Dog & Cat Licensing

General Information

  • Licenses are required for dogs and cats in the City of Stevens Point.  
  • New City residents - your pets must be licensed within 30 days.  
  • Young pets must be licensed after they have had a rabies shot and before they reach six months of age.
  • Your pet's rabies certificate is required each time you get a license.
  • Licenses expire December 31, and can be renewed for the upcoming year beginning on December 1.

License Fees

Dogs

  • Neutered or spayed - $12
  • Not neutered or spayed - $22
  • Multiple Dogs (up to 12) - $85 

Cats

  • Neutered or spayed - $2.50
  • Not neutered or spayed - $4

Ways to Purchase or Renew your License

By Mail

  • Mail the rabies certificates and your payment to:
    Comptroller/Treasurer's Office,
    1515 Strongs Ave.,
    Stevens Point, WI 54481
  • Include the following information:  
    Your name, address, and phone number,
    Your pet’s name, color, breed, and sex.
  •  The tag(s) will be mailed back to you. 

Online

  • Additional Fees apply.  
  • E-mail the rabies certificate(s) to Treasurer@stevenspoint.com prior to paying online.  
  • Include the following information:  
    Your name, address, and phone number
    Your pet’s name, color, breed, and sex.  
  • The tag(s) will be mailed to you.  
  • When paying online, select:
    Payment Type - General Government, and
    Invoice Description - Pet License.Pet License Payment Website Example Opens in new window
  • Confirm all Fees prior to accepting your payment.  
  • Make Your Online Payment Here

In Person

  • Bring your rabies certificate(s) and payment to:
    Comptroller/Treasurer's Office,
    1515 Strongs Avenue,
    Stevens Point, WI 54481
  • Or, take your rabies certificate(s) and payment to:
    Portage County Humane Society,
    3200 Iber Ln.,
    Plover, WI 54467

Not Renewing Existing License(s)?

  • If you are not renewing your pet's license because you no longer have the pet or you moved out of the City, kindly send us an e-mail at Treasurer@stevenspoint.com or give call us at 715-346-1573.  
  • Please provide us your name, your address, and the pet's name.

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