Animal Control

Click here for online pet licensing.


The City of Raytown is committed to helping pet owners keep their pets safe and healthy while preserving the peacefulness of our neighborhoods. Each pet owner is responsible for keeping his/her pet well cared for and safe. To report a possible violation of our animal regulations, please call 816-737-6014.

Our Services (for domestic animals only):

  • Running at large
  • Unattended tethering
  • Removal of dead animals
  • Pet license
  • Trapping
  • Animal bite/attack
  • Stray release
  • Injured animal
  • Cruelty/welfare investigations
  • Aggressive animal
  • Excessive noise
  • Assistance to Police/Fire Departments

Annual City Pet License 

All cats, dogs, ferrets and pot-bellied pigs over 90 days old are required to have a pet license. This license is separate than the rabies tag issued by your veterinarian. To obtain a license, fill out this form and return to City Hall with the appropriate fee. A pet license is $10 for a spayed/neutered animal, or $20 for an intact animal.

Animal Impound

Fill out Neighborhood Services Animal Control attachment form if the individual picking up animal is not the owner.  Please make sure everything is filled out.

Note: All cats, dogs and ferrets are required to have an annual rabies vaccination from a veterinarian. Proof of vaccinations must be submitted with a pet license renewal.