Animal licenses are required for any person who shall own, keep, harbor or have custody of any dog or cat over (6) months of age within the City of Peculiar. You may obtain a license for your pet at the Peculiar Police Department, 224 N. Main Street, by providing proof that the animal has been currently vaccinated for rabies by a licensed veterinarian. The license tag must be secured on the collar or harness. The license period shall begin on January 1st and end on December 31st each year.
The written application for license shall state the name, address and telephone number of the owner. It shall also include the name, breed, color, sex and distinguishing marks of the animal. Proof of current vaccination for rabies and, if applicable, proof of sterilization by a licensed veterinarian.
Licensing Fees include:
Impounded Animals will be housed at the Harrisonville Animal Shelter for a period of no less than (5) days. Prior to the pickup of an impounded animal the owner shall pay the applicable pick up fees, boarding fees, and after hours call out charges as follows:
As well as any other fees associated with the animal including, but not limited to, a handling fee of no less than $20.00, a disposal fee of no less than $40.00 and any medical fees that may be incurred.
All pick up, boarding, after hour call out fees, etc., must be paid at the Peculiar Police Department before the animal will be released to the owner. However, any animal housed at the Harrisonville Animal Shelter that has not been previously microchipped will be required per City of Harrisonville ordinance to pay a $25.00 fee directly to the Harrisonville Animal Shelter for microchip services.