How to License Your Dog

Every dog living in the City of Berkeley and over the age of 6 months must be licensed. You can purchase your dog license at Berkeley Animal Care Services, 1 Bolivar Drive or the Customer Finance Center, 1947 Center Street.  

You may access information regarding dog licenses online at: Finance Department - Animal License

You must provide proof of current rabies vaccination and, if applicable, a veterinarian certificate of spay or neuter.

The Berkeley Animal Care & Services Division issues citations.

Berkeley/Albany Municipal Court Citations (BAMC)

Purchase your dog license as described above.

Take the citation and proof of current dog license to either:

Failure to complete this process within 14 working days from the date of violation will result in a fine.