Your One-Stop-Shop for Getting an Oakland Pet License

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The Simple Way to Get an Oakland Pet License

Having a pet means you need to be prepared for a lot of responsibility. One of the tasks you must complete when having a pet is getting a pet license. You must register your pet with the city of Oakland and make sure they have a pet license on file.

It can be a challenging experience to get an and it may not be high on your priority list. You must register your pet as soon as you get them and then renew the license each year after that.

You can avoid the hassle of getting your Oakland pet license by reaching out to DoNotPay. We can handle the process for you, letting you focus your attention on your lovable new pet rather than dealing with paperwork.

What Are the Different Ways to Get Your Oakland Pet License?

You can get your in three different ways: online, by mail, or in person. You must pay for your license within ninety days of your pet being vaccinated or your current license expiring.

Registering Online

If you want to register your pet online, you'll need to do the following:

  1. Head to the PetData website. If you do not have an account, make one. If you have an account, sign in.
  2. Follow the steps on the screen to complete the registration. You will be asked to upload several things:
  3. Rabies vaccination certificate
  4. Microchip number (if not already on file)
  5. Proof of spay or neuter
  6. Proof of age if applying for the senior discount.
  7. There is a charge of $1.95 for every online transaction. Most major credit cards are accepted for payment.

Registering by Mail

Follow these steps to register your pet by mail:

  1. Print and fill out this license application.
  2. Gather copies of the following to include in the envelope:
  3. Current rabies vaccination certificate
  4. Your pet's microchip number
  5. Proof your pet has been spayed or neutered
  6. Proof of your age if applying for a senior discount
  7. Mail the completed form, your check, and the required paperwork to the following address:
    Oakland Animal Shelter             
    Attn: Animal Licensing             
    1101 29th Ave             
    Oakland, CA 94601 

Pay in Person

If you want to pay in person, follow these steps:

  1. Go to Oakland Animals Services, located at 1101 29th Avenue in Oakland.
  2. Fill out the required paperwork and pay the licensing fee.
  3. Be sure to bring the following:
  4. Microchip number
  5. Proof of age if you want the senior discount
  6. Rabies certificate of vaccination
  7. Proof of spay/neuter

How Much Does It Cost to License a Pet in Oakland?

If you want to license your pet, here is the price breakdown:

License Fees1 Year2 Year3 Year
Unaltered Dog$100.00$175.00$225.00
Spayed/Neutered Dog$15.00$28.00$40.00
Unaltered Dog for owner aged 60+$75.00$131.25$168.50
Spayed/Neutered Dog for owner aged 60+$11.25$21.00$30.00
Replacement Tag Fee$8.00
Senior - Replacement Tag$2.00
License Transfer Fee$25.00
Late Fee (when 90 days past due)$15.00
Late Fee (for each additional month)$15/month ($45 max)

Documents Needed to Register Your Pet in Oakland

To register a pet in Oakland, California, you need the following documents:

  • Microchip number
  • Proof of spay/neuter
  • Rabies vaccination certificate
  • Proof of age for the senior discount

Can My Pet License Be Revoked?

It is fairly difficult for your pet license to be revoked. It can only be done through a formal hearing. If your license is revoked, however, you will have to re-register your pet to acquire a new license.

Having to register or re-register your pet can be frustrating and time-consuming. It requires you to fill out and gather paperwork and use up your limited free time. Instead, reach out to DoNotPay, and we will handle it all for you.

How to Save Time Registering Your Pet in Oakland Using DoNotPay

If you want to save time registering your pet in Oakland using DoNotPay and you don't know where to start, we have you covered with 6 easy steps:

  1. Go to the Pet Licenses product on DoNotPay.
  2. Enter the county or city you are looking to register your pet in.
  3. Tell us more about your pet, including the breed, gender, whether they are spayed/neutered, approximate age, and more.
  4. Upload evidence documents that prove that your pet has been spayed/neutered (if applicable) and a copy of the rabies vaccination certificate.
  5. Enter your contact information, including email, address, and phone number.
  6. Complete your application by paying the license processing fee, so we can apply on your behalf.

Let DoNotPay handle the whole process, so you don't have to be stressed.

Why Use DoNotPay To Get Your Oakland Pet License

There are several reasons why you should use DoNotPay to get your Oakland pet license:

  • It's quick: The only time required is you give us a little information.
  • It's simple: Once you give us a bit of information, you don't have to worry about anything else.
  • It's a success: You can trust that DoNotPay will get your pet license handled.

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DoNotPay can handle many tasks that will make your life easier. Reach out to us today to see how we can help you with your pet license and many other things.

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