Animal control is a division of the County government operating under the Hood River County Sheriff’s Office.
HRCSO serves the community by promoting animal welfare and responsible pet ownership, through education and enforcement.
Every person owning or keeping a dog in Hood River County must purchase a DOG LICENSE before:
A dog license expires one year from the month of purchase, and you are given until the last day of that month for renewal without a late penalty.
You must have a valid RABIES INOCULATION CERTIFICATE issued and signed by the veterinarian at the time of licensing. The expiration date of the dog license cannot exceed the expiration date of the rabies certification by more than two months.
For altered dogs, you must have a SPAY OR NUETER CERTIFICATE with a complete description of the dog and the date of the surgery to obtain the discounted license rate for altered dogs
Here are the steps you must take to license your dog.
Fertile Dog - $30
Fertile Dog owned by person 65 years or older - $15
Spayed/Neutered Dog - $20
Spayed/Neutered Dog owned by person 65 years or older - $8