City/county ordinances require all dogs four months and older to be licensed, with licenses to run concurrently with your dog’s rabies vaccination. New residents must purchase a dog license within 60 days of moving into the city or county. Costs range from $15 to $90 for dog licenses.
- City residents can print out a dog license application online and either mail it or drop it off at the Treasurer’s Office at City Hall, located at 435 Ryman St.
- County residents must go to the County Treasurer’s Office in the County Courthouse, located at 201 W. Broadway.
- The Animal Control Department provides cat and dog adoption forms
For all the local laws regarding pets and leash laws, visit the city parks and recreation website.