Benton County, Oregon

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Printed on Oct 01, 2014 @ 5:19 PM

Benton County Records & Licenses – Dog Licenses

Before Getting a License

Benton County dog owners must acquire a license for each dog 6 months of age or older.

If the dog owner moved to Benton County with a dog licensed in another Oregon county, the license will be considered valid through its expiration date in the other Oregon county or up to one year, whichever comes first. Otherwise, a dog license must be purchased for each adult dog within 30 days of establishing residency in Benton County.

The following items are required prior to issuing a license:

  1. Copy of a current rabies certificate valid into the final year of the license renewal period.
  2. Documentation of altered dog, a written statement from a veterinarian that the dog has been spayed or neutered. NOTE: Sometimes this will appear on the rabies certificate.
  3. The owner can call or come by this office for a dog license application or you can print out and complete the application from this Web page below. Upon completion mail or bring in the completed application, along with the required information and payment. When completing the application please PRINT for legibility.
  4. Make check or money orders payable to "Benton County". Please, do not mail cash.
  5. We are able to process, cash, checks, money orders, Master Card and VISA Debit and Credit Cards, as well as, Discover Credit Cards "consumer convenience fees" are applicable to card payment options.

Online Dog License Application Forms

The dog license application forms below are in fillable PDF format and will open in a new window.

Individual Dog License Application for One Dog
Dog License Application (PDF)

Multi-Dog License Application for Two to Five Dogs
Multi-Dog License Application (PDF)

Blanket Dog License Application for Five or More Dogs
Blanket Dog License Application (PDF)