Dog licenses and dog tags are important
They are also the law
A lost dog with a tag can quickly be returned to owners. Proof of rabies vaccination is required to purchase a license which protects communities from the spread of rabies. Licenses are generally required for all dogs over 3 months of age.
If you live in Cottonwood or Unincorporated Yavapai County (Cornville, Lake Montezuma, Rimrock, and the Village of Oak Creek):
If you live in Jerome:
Contact the Jerome Humane Society or the Jerome Police Department for a free license.
If you live in Sedona:
Purchase a license at the Humane Society of Sedona.
If you live in Clarkdale:
Purchase your license at the Clarkdale Police Department or email the Police Department.
If you live in Camp Verde:
Purchase your licenses at the Marshal’s Office or from the Animal Control Officer. Beginning in 2023, licenses will also be available online.
If you live outside the Verde Valley:
Contact your local police department
In addition, many veterinarians also sell dog licenses. Contact your vet or check out our list of local veterinarians.