Pet Licensing

Pet Identification
The City of Chanhassen does not require pet licenses, but both cats and dogs are required to have some identification on them that would assist animal control in contacting the owner. Types of identification include microchips, veterinarian-issued rabies tags, or any tags or collars with contact information and phone numbers inscribed on them.

Rabies Vaccinations


All dogs and cats over six months of age and kept as a pet are required to be vaccinated against rabies.

Commercial Kennel Permit


Commercial kennels located within the City of Chanhassen are required to obtain a commercial kennel permit.

Commercial Kennel Permits
  • $25 application fee
  • The property will be inspected to ensure it meets all city code requirements.