Pasadena’s dog owners now must license their animal companions through the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA (PHS), effective July 1, 2013. Canvassing with door-to-door checks for proper dog licensing is set to begin in September.
A dog license is required by state law along with proof that the dog is current with its rabies vaccination. Vaccinations can be obtained from PHS or most local veterinarians. Pasadena’s current annual dog license fees are $16.07 for dogs either spayed or neutered or $31.11 for dogs not fixed.
Dog owners can bring their dog’s license application and rabies certificate directly to the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA, 361 South Raymond Ave., Pasadena, CA 91105. The agency is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday. Closed Mondays. For more information, contact PHS at (626) 792-7151, ext. 115, or visit www.pasadenahumane.org/licensing.