Pet Licenses

To purchase a pet license, please bring required documentation to the Animal Shelter, 605 Levee Drive, or Customer Service at City Hall, 1101 Poyntz Avenue. You also may be able to purchase a license directly from a participating veterinary clinic.

Pet License Ordinance

On November 18, 1997, the City Commission approved Ordinance No. 5068, which regulates the licensing of dogs and cats. Following are the main provisions of the ordinance:

  • Within 30 days after turning 4 months of age, dogs and cats must be licensed and vaccinated in Manhattan.
  • Proof of vaccination showing the expiration month must be provided in order to receive a pet license.
  • Proof of Neutering / Spaying must be provided in order to receive the Neutered / Spayed license price.
  1. Animal Shelter

    Physical Address
    605 Levee Drive
    Manhattan, KS 66502

    Hours are 1 to 5 p.m.
    Monday thru Saturday
    Closed Sundays (appointment only)
    and City holidays

    Animal Control
    Contact via RCPD
    (785) 537-2112 Ext. 0
    or wait for an operator