Dog Licenses

Dog licenses can be purchased at the City Clerk’s Office. (661) 854-3134

Required Items:

The City of Arvin requires a valid rabies certificate for dog licensing and we recommend that all pet owners maintain the required vaccinations for your pet(s) as recommended by your Veterinarian. Proof of your dog’s sterilization certificate is required to obtain the altered dog license fee.  Please bring these documents with you to City Hall when licensing your dog.

License Fees

View the Resolution Establishing Fees for Animal Control, Licensing, and Regulation (PDF). The following are fees to license dogs in the City of Arvin:

  • Altered (Spayed/Neutered)
    • 1 year - $15
    • 2 year - $22
    • 3 year - $30
  • Natural
    • 1 year - $25
    • 2 year - $40
    • 3 year - $60
  • Late Fee - $10

Missing Pet

If your pet is missing, learn about what you should do from the Animal Control page.


  • Arvin Animal Control Officer, Phone: 661-854-5583
  • City of Arvin Dog Licensing, Phone: 661-854-3134