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Posted on: July 14, 2022

[ARCHIVED] City of Monterey Park Offering Pet License Amnesty Period

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Monterey Park residents who renew or apply for pet licenses will have late fees waived from August to October 2022. 

In order to provide an opportunity for pet owners to economically renew their pet licenses, the County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control, in conjunction with the City of Monterey Park, is waiving late fees for renewed or new pet licenses purchased between August 1, 2022 and October 31, 2022. Dog and cat licenses are an important means of identifying and reuniting lost pets. 

All dogs and cats in the City of Monterey Park must be licensed, microchipped and vaccinated. Failure to vaccinate or license a dog or cat may result in fines or penalties. Pets must be vaccinated each year or every three years with an approved three-year vaccine. Reduced license fees are provided for spayed and neutered pets.  

Pet License Fees 

  • Unaltered dog $60.
  • Altered dog $20.
  • Senior (60 years +) owned altered dog $7.50.
  • Military veteran with disability owned dog $7.50.
  • Unaltered cat $10.
  • Altered cat $5.

For licensing questions or issues, please contact L.A. County Animal Care and Control at 562-345-0400 or visit  

For other concerns, please contact the Monterey Park Police Department Animal Services Bureau at 626-307-1217 or visit  

Media Contact 
Animal Services Officer William Estrada, Monterey Park Police Department

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