Animal Control

Puyallup's pets and animals are kept safe by Metro Animal Services, a partnership
among seven cities that is jointly operated by the cities of Puyallup and Sumner.
a cat and a dog

Licenses Are Required


If you live in the city of Puyallup, you are required to license your pets through Metro Animal Services. Not only does your annual license help your own pet return home safely, but your license also funds animal services to shelter and feed lost and homeless pets while finding them forever families.

Online Licensing


Metro Animal Services offers online pet licensing. If you are a Puyallup resident, license your pet online. Or, download a printable license application (PDF).

Licensing Locations


Licensing can be completed in person at the following locations:
  • Puyallup City Hall
    333 S. Meridian
    Puyallup, WA 98374
  • Puyallup Police Department
    311 W Pioneer
    Puyallup, WA 98374
  • Metro Animal Services Shelter
    1200 39th Avenue SE
    Puyallup, WA 98374

Adoptable Pets


Go to the Metro Animal Services website to view pictures of adoptable pets.