County Dog Licenses
Residents in unincorporated parts of Pottawattamie County must license their dogs.
County Dog Fee Schedule
Late Penalty (after 2/14) - $10.00 per household
Lost Tag Replacement Fee - $5.00
Obtain Your Dog License
Save paperwork and time by submitting your dog license online via the Citizen Serve online portal.
Download and Mail
For your convenience, you may also download a copy of the County Dog License Application and mail it along with:
- Copy of your dog(s) current rabies vaccination certificate(s)
- Proof of spay/neuter, if applicable
- Check or money order for the amount due, payable to Pottawattamie County Treasurer
- Self-addressed stamped envelope
Mail your completed application(s) to the Pottawattamie County Public Health, Attn: Animal Control, 600 S. 4th St, Suite 100, Council Bluffs, IA 51503.
Residents may also obtain their licenses in person during regular business hours at Pottawattamie County Public Health, 600 S. 4th St, Suite 100, Council Bluffs, IA 51503.
City Dog Licenses
Many cities within Pottawattamie County have their own animal licensing forms, fees, and processes. We've compiled a handful of relevant links below. If your community is not listed or you have any city licensing questions, please contact your city clerk.
- Carter Lake
- Council Bluffs
Animal control is outlined in Pottawattamie County Code Chapter 3.50.
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