Who needs a license?
Any animal related business operating in Boone County must have a Commercial Animal Establishment (Business) license.
All dogs over 4 months of age must be licensed and current on their rabies vaccination. Rabies vaccines can only be given by a licensed veterinarian or qualified person. Owners with a larger number of dogs may choose to obtain a kennel license. Kennels are inspected annually for humane care.
Each Dog License or Kennel License is valid from February 1st to January 31st of each year. A Commercial Animal Establishment (Business) License is valid from July 1st to June 30th of each year.License Fees Individual Dog License (Not spayed/neutered)…..$15 Individual Dog License (spayed/neutered)…..$9 Individual Dog License (Owner is 65 or older)…..$5 Kennel License – Class A (up to 10 dogs)…..$35 Kennel License – Class B (11 to 20 dogs)…..$50 Kennel License – Class C (20 or more dogs)…..$65 Commercial Animal Establishment (Business) License…..$65 *Postage & handling per license…..$1