Animal Licensing

Dog Licensing


All dogs residing in the Town of Telluride and six months of age or older must be licensed annually, prior to March 1st of each year. For new residents, dogs must be licensed within 30 days after relocating temporarily or permanently to the town. Dog owners are required to present paper certification that the dog has a current rabies inoculation upon registration. Dogs licenses may be obtained at the Marshal's Department at 134 South Spruce Street. Fees for annual registration are $20 for spayed / neutered dogs and $60 for intact.

It is highly recommended that dogs not residing in the town which visit Telluride on a regular basis display a tag which lists the owner's name and phone number. It is required that dogs visiting Telluride have a valid rabies tag attached to their collar. Information pertaining to dog ownership may be found in the Town of Telluride Municipal Code under the chapter titled "Animals."