Pet Licensing

License Requirements

All dogs six months or older are required to be licensed in the City of Excelsior. Dog licenses are valid for the period of January 1 until the following December 31. Licenses are available at the city offices, Monday through Thursday, 7:30 am to 5:30 pm. City offices are closed Fridays.

The city requires the following for issuance of a license:

  • Name and address of the owner
  • Name, breed, age, color, and sex of the dog
  • A copy of the rabies certificate from a qualified veterinarian showing that the animal has been vaccinated against rabies


The license fee is:

  • $25 if spayed or neutered
  • $40 if not spayed or neutered

A late fee of $5 is applied to all licenses purchased after April 1 of each year.

Animal License Application (PDF)

Online Animal License Application

For questions or more information, contact City Hall at (952) 474-5233