Animal Licensing

Town Code requires that all dogs residing in the Town of Castle Rock, over the age of 6 months, be licensed. Cats do not require a license. For a complete listing of the rules and regulations for animals in Castle Rock, view the Municipal Code.

To obtain a license for goats or pigs, contact Animal Control at PoliceAnimalControl@CRgov.com or call 720-733.6063 during normal business hours. 

How To Apply

DocuPet is the Town of Castle Rock's official pet licensing partner. In adDocupet Imagedition to your pet's official license, DocuPet also provides:

  • Full access to the HomeSafe™ 24 / 7 lost pet service
  • A selection of over 160 designer tag options that double as your pet's official license
  • A central dashboard for your pet's medical records and information
  • A quick and easy online solution for purchasing and renewing your pet's license

Funds provided by pet licenses supply much-needed financial resources for local animal welfare programs initiatives. Also, DocuPet offers a designer license tag upgrade option that donates 20% of each purchase to The Buddy Center.

Register at CRgov.com/docupet

More information

The fastest and easiest way to license your pet is by creating your secure online profileYou may also license your pet by any of these alternate options:

Note: you must provide a copy of your pet's certificate of rabies vaccination to obtain a license.

For licensing-related questions, call DocuPet at 1-877-239-6072. To report a lost or found pet, log in to your DocuPet account or call 1-877-239-6072 and press option 3.