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Pets & Animals

Vaccination and Licensing

Dogs and cats, three (3) months and older, MUST be vaccinated against rabies. Dogs MUST also be licensed by Lehigh County.  All dog licenses are valid for the year in which they were issued, with the exception of a Lifetime License, that is only available at the Lehigh County office.

If you would like to obtain a dog license, you will need the following information:

  • Owners name, address, and telephone number
  • Dogs name, age, breed, sex and color
  • Proof of age is required for Senior Citizen discount (age 65 and older)
  • A veterinarian's proof of neutering or spaying is required to take advantage of lower fees


Licenses may be obtained at the following locations:

  • Lehigh County Humane Society
    640 Dixon Street
    Allentown, PA 18103

  • Recycling & Solid Waste Department
    641 South 10th Street
    Allentown, PA 18103

  • Lehigh County Fiscal Office
    (Lifetime and Duplicate Licenses only)
    17 South Seventh Street
    Room 119
    Allentown, PA 18101

For more information regarding pets, call the Animal Control office at 610-437-7535.