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San José Animal Care Center
2750 Monterey Rd.
San Jose, CA 95111

408-794-PAWS (7297)

Online Licensing

Only pets owned in the incorporated cities of San Jose, Saratoga, Cupertino, Milpitas or Los Gatos should be licensed through this website.

If you received a notice or renewal:

Continue to Online Licensing

(New users: Do not click this link if you have not completed the steps below to confirm your jurisdiction)

To verify your jurisdiction:

  1. Go to
  2. Search your address
  3. Click on School District / Tax Rate Area
    Online Licensing
  4. If your Tax Rate Area Information  number starts with any of the following codes:
  • 017 - San Jose
  • 015 - Saratoga
  • 013 - Cupertino
  • 012 - Milpitas
  • 003 - Los Gatos

Continue to Online Licensing

Have your rabies or spay/neuter certificate with you as you fill out the forms. This new information must be entered if this is the first time you are licensing your pet or if this information is not already indicated on your license or renewal notice we sent you.

We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express for online payments.

Senior Exemptions cannot be completed online.


Licensing Department
Phone: (408) 794-7240
Fax: (408) 229-2323