License My Pet

Dog and Cat Licensing

doglicenseDogs and Cats are required to be licensed in the city limits of Albert Lea. Licenses are renewed every 2 years in March of an even year, e.g. 2016, 2018, 2020, etc.

Proof of vaccination, as well as proof of spaying or neutering is required for licensing. The cost of a two year license is $60 if the animal is not spayed/neutered and $10 if the animal is spayed/neutered.

A license may be purchased at the City Finance Department on the top floor of City Hall, 221 E. Clark Street. Call 507-377-4300 for more information.

Minnesota state law (Chapter 156 of the Session Laws of 2005) requires that "a city or county with a population of more than 15,000 must annually notify its residents of the positions and base salaries of its three highest-paid employees." For the City of Albert Lea, titles and salaries as of Jan. 1, 2019, are: City Manager, $138,375.12; Director of Public Works/City Engineer $110,780.80; and Director of Public Safety $103,646.40. Date of publication: January 23, 2019.