Dog Control & Licensing
All dogs over six months of age that reside in unincorporated Adams County are required to have a dog license. A current rabies vaccination certificate is required, as well as a certificate of spay or neuter if applicable. The license will be valid for one year. A dog license is free if the dog is spayed or neutered and current on rabies vacccination. The cost for an unspayed or unneutered dog is $25.
You may apply for a license in person at the Adams County Animal Shelter. The hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For additional information, contact the Adams County Animal Shelter at 303.288.3294.