Online Dog License Application

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All dog-owning Flathead County residents must purchase a County license for all dogs over the age of four months. New residents must purchase this dog license within 30 days of moving into the County.

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Please don't breed or buy when you can opt to adopt and save a life!
Did you find a stray? Click here to see what you can do and find other helpful resources!

All Shelter animals are spayed or neutered prior to adoption and receive the following vaccinations:

  • Dogs receive vaccinations against bordetella (kennel cough), canine distemper (CD) virus, adenovirus (CAV-1 ) induced hepatitis (ICH), canine adenovirus type 2 (CAV-2) induced respiratory disease, canine parainfluenza (CPI), canine coronavirus (CCV) induced enteritis, and canine parvovirus (CPV). They also receive a one-year rabies vaccine at 4 months of age or older.
  • Cats receive feline herpesvirus-1 induced feline viral rhinotracheitis (FVR), feline calicivirus (FCV) induced respiratory disease, by feline parvovirus (FPV) induced feline panleukopenia (FPL) , and Chlamydia psittaci  induced feline chlamydiosis   and receive a 1 years rabies vaccination at 4 months of age or older .
  • Adult cats and dogs are micro-chipped to help reunite lost pets with their owners.

For animal control concerns, such as stray animals, dogs running at large, or general complaints, please contact the Sheriff Dispatcher at 758-5610, and press option 1.

Department Details:

Shelter Location:
225 Cemetery Road
(1/4 mi. west of Hwy 93)
Kalispell, MT 59901

Mailing Address:
Flathead County Animal Shelter
225 Cemetery Road
Kalispell, MT 59901

P (406) 752-1310
F (406) 752-1546

Tues - Fri Noon to 5:00 p.m.
Sat 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m
Sun & Mon - Closed, except for impounded animal reclaims (leave message on voicemail, calls are returned)

Animal Control via Sheriff's Dispatch (406) 758-5610, prompt #1

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