Pocatello Kennel & Livestock Permits


The City of Pocatello requires the following animal permits to keep animals within city limits. Each permit requires neighbor signatures and our the Animal Services department staff can provide animal owners an Arc-View or aerial map of your neighborhood showing which homes are in the required area for signatures.

  • Multiple Animal Housing Permit (PDF) - Required if you have more than 2 dogs or more than 5 cats in your home
    • Permit is renewable each year in May
    • Fee is $25 first year, $10 renewal, $15 if renewed late (after May 31st)
  • Livestock Permit (PDF) - Required to own any farm type of animal. Includes pigs, goats, horses, cows, and any type of this size
    • Renewable each year from inception
    • Fee is $50 first year, $25 renewal
    • Each permit allows 2 animals
  • Other than Livestock Permit (PDF) - This permit is used for small livestock such as rabbits and chickens or other poultry
    • Renewable each year from inception
    • Fee is $5 per animal
Please contact the City of Pocatello Animal Shelter at 208-234-6156 for more information.