Pet and Kennel Licenses

Issued To

  • Owners of all cats, dogs, ferrets and chickens over four months old
  • Residential kennel operators
  • Commercial kennel operators

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Pet owners can also apply at:


The City issues two-year animal licenses in January of even-numbered years. Licenses expire on Dec. 31 of odd-numbered years. (For example, a license obtained Jan. 15, 2020 will expire Dec. 31, 2021) The expiration date is printed on each tag

Additional Requirements

  • Proof of animal's current rabies vaccination
  • Dogs and cats must wear collars with their license tag attached at all times


"Animal Control Fees" (PDF)


  • Animal Control FAQs
  • When you license your pet, your contact information is kept on file with the licensor, allowing them to contact you if your pet is taken to an animal care facility

Questions? Contact


Burnsville Police Department
100 Civic Center Parkway, Burnsville, Minn. 55337

Animal Control

American Boarding Kennels
1102 Highway 13 E., Burnsville, Minn. 55337
952-894-DOGS (3647)