Snohomish County's animal services include licensing pets, licensing and inspecting kennels, and responding to animal-related complaints and concerns in the unincorporated areas of the county. If you live inside city limits, please contact your city directly for pet license requirements.
If you have found a lost pet with a Snohomish County pet license tag, please use our pet license look-up tool to get the name and phone number of the owner so you can reunite them.
Residents of unincorporated Snohomish County may take stray dogs and/or cats to directly to the Everett Animal Shelter. Residents of cities and towns should contact their city hall.
If you have lost your pet, please visit an animal shelter in your area. The animal shelter locations and phone numbers are:
Everett Animal Shelter
333 Smith Island Road
Everett, WA 98201
PAWS Animal Shelter
15305 44th Avenue W
Lynnwood, WA 98087
Leash law Snohomish County has a countywide leash law that requires any dog off the property of the owner to be under control of a responsible individual. It is against the law to allow your dog to roam off your property.