Animal License

The City of San Leandro requires a license for any animal that lives within the City limits. You can obtain your dog license by completing the Animal License Application (PDF) and submitting by one of the following methods:

  1. By mail to:
    City Hall
    835 E 14th Street
    ATTN: Animal Licenses
    San Leandro, CA 94577
  2. Via email to Cashier
  3. In person at the cashier's office located on the 1st floor of City Hall, Suite 103

The cashier's office is open Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday  from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m Wednesdays from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; closed on Friday.  To schedule an in person appointment, please call  (510) 577-6021.

The animal licensing period coincides with the rabies vaccination period.

The following fees apply for an animal license:

  • 1 year rabies certificate: $20
  • 1 year rabies spayed/neutered: $10
  • 3 year rabies certificate: $40
  • 3 year rabies spayed/neutered: $20

Animal owners must present proof of rabies vaccination upon purchasing an animal license. The fee for the animal license shall be reduced by 50% for animals who are spayed/neutered. Please present a copy of your sterilization certificate (it may be noted on your rabies certificate) at the time you purchase your animal license to receive the discount.

For more information on Animal licenses, please contact 510-577-3378.

See additional information regarding the municipal code for animal licensing.