Pet Registration & Vaccination

Pet Registration

2 DogsRequired for all dogs and cats over 4 months of age residing in Terrell

Registering your dogs and cats helps us better serve you by understanding the real number of animals around us, ensuring your pets are vaccinated and healthy, and assisting us with returning your pet to you should it ever be lost.

In order to successfully register your dog or cat, you must provide proof of a current rabies vaccination certificate.

Registration Fees

  • Puppy$10 for spayed/neutered (sterilized) dogs and cats per year
  • $15 for intact (not surgically sterilized) dogs and cats per year
  • $5 per year if the owner is over 65 years old.

Registration Process

  1. Print and fill out the Pet Registration form (PDF)
  2. Copy (or take with you) your pet's Rabies Certificate
    1. Dogs and cats must be current on rabies vaccinations
    2. Your rabies certificate must indicate if the animal has been sterilized
  3. Copy (or take with you) your Senior Citizen Identification/Drivers License (if over 65 and requesting the reduced rate)
  4. Mail or bring the above information to the shelter. Be sure to include payment via check or money order if mailing!

Email Pet Registration with any questions.

Pet Vaccination

All dogs and cats 6 months of age and older must be vaccinated for rabies annually by a licensed veterinarian