Dog Licenses

Every owner of a dog four months of age or older, kept or controlled in the City limits, must obtain a dog license and pay all required fees. Dog licenses are not transferable and any change of ownership of a dog requires a new license. Dog Licenses that expire are subject to a $25 late fee.  Dog licenses are sold at the following locations for the following fees (proof of rabies certificate required):

Carpinteria City Hall
5775 Carpinteria Ave.
Carpinteria, CA 93013
(805) 684-5405

Carpinteria Veterinary Hospital
585 Walnut Avenue
Carpinteria, CA 93013
(805) 684-3617

Animal Medical Clinic
M. Scott Smith, D.V.M.
1037 Casitas Pass Rd
Carpinteria, CA 93013
(805) 684-8665

Humane Society
5399 Overpass Rd
Santa Barbara, 93111


  • Neutered or Spayed $25
  • Unaltered $50
  • Altered owned by Senior $15
  • Unaltered owned by Senior $50
  • Late Fee $25