Pet Requirements

Registration Fees & Requirements

City ordinance requires that all dogs and cats over the age of 4 months be vaccinated every year for rabies and registered with Missouri City Animal Services. 
  • Must have receipt of vaccination
  • Licenses are valid for 1 year from the date of vaccination
  • Pet registration fees
    • ­Non-sterilized animals - $5
    • Sterilized animals - $2
Please fill out the Pet Registration Form and bring it to City Hall, 1522 Texas Pkwy. between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mon - Fri (except Holidays) to receive your registration tag. Please make sure to bring your pet's most current rabies vaccination paperwork when you come.

Additional Information


  • Any person in Missouri City who owns and houses a dog that has received guard dog training must register the animal with the Animal Control Division.
  • It is unlawful for any person to allow their dog to run at large.
    • There is no park within the city limits that permits dogs to run at large.
  • Missouri City ordinance limits the number of dogs and cats to four animals per household.