Dog licenses are due February 14, 2024 please see below
Pottawattamie County Animal Control Services
600 South 4th Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
Obtain Your Dog License
Save paperwork and time by submitting your dog license online via the Citizen Serve online portal.
Download and Mail
For your convenience, you may also download a copy of the County Dog License Application and mail it along with:
- Copy of your dog(s) current rabies vaccination certificate(s)
- Proof of spay/neuter, if applicable
- Check or money order for the amount due, payable to Pottawattamie County Treasurer
- Self-addressed stamped envelope
Certified Animal Control Officers work with the community to identify animals in distress, at risk, or who are a disturbance. It is the goal of the animal control division to return animals to their owners in all appropriate cases or to move animals to a safe shelter environment.
Pottawattamie County Animal Control upholds the County regulations for licensing animals, investigates complaints, and works to ensure the safety of the public – and your pets – from communicable diseases and dangerous strays.
- Stray animals
- Bite incidents
- Rabies symptoms
- Neglect or Abuse
Animal control is outlined in Pottawattamie County Code Chapter 3.50.
Pottawattamie County Animal Control can be reached at (712) 366-1143 or (712) 242-1155.
To contact the Midlands Humane Society, call (712) 396-2270 or visit their website.