Your resource for pet licensing in the cities of Clive, Urbandale and West Des Moines

Dog and Cat Licenses
The cities of Clive, Urbandale and West Des Moines are partners in an entity known as WestPet, for the purposes of animal control and pet licensing. All dogs and cats six (6) months of age or older in WestPet partner communities must have a WestPet license. License renewals are accepted January 1st through April 30th each year without penalty. On or after May 1st, a $25 per pet late fee will be applied.

In some circumstances this late fee may be waived per administrative review, Click here to download a Late Fee Waiver Request. Licenses purchased for newly acquired pets or for the pets of new residents are not subject to late fees if purchased within 30 days. Licenses must be submitted with proof of spay/neuter if applicable.

PO Box 65320, West Des Moines, IA 50265
Licensing Phone: 515-273-0651
Animal Control Phone: 515-222-3364
FAX: 515-222-3640
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