Washoe County Regional Animal Services Shelter
Washoe County Regional Animal Services Shelter
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ANIMAL PERMITS

Do you have more than three dogs?



Then you might need to get a Kennel Permit.

Kennel Permit Application
If you live in the citiy of Reno or Sparks or the congested areas of Washoe County, a maximum of three adult dogs over the age of four (4) months may be kept per residence. If you own (or want to own) more than three (3) dogs, you must apply for a kennel permit.       

Cattery Permit Application
If you live in the incorporated cities of Reno or Sparks, a maximum of 7 adult cats over the age of four (4) months may be kept per residence. If you own (or want to own) more than seven (7) cats, you must apply for a cattery permit.      

Exotic Animal Permit Application  
If you are interested in information regarding permits to keep exotic animals call the animal services office for further information at 353-8900.   

Click here for Kennel or Cattery Permit

Click here for Exotic Animal Permit