Animal Control

The City of De Soto requires you to license your pets each year. The cost is $5.00 for spayed/neutered pets and $15.00 for unaltered pets. You must provide a current rabies vaccination certificate in order to purchase a license. License fees become delinquent after January 31st every year. The penalty is $5.00 plus $2.00 for each additional month the license is not obtained. To purchase by mail, please send a copy of the current rabies vaccination certificate for each pet to be licensed, a self-addressed stamped envelope, and a check for the total annual fee payable to the “City of De Soto” at P.O. Box 100, De Soto, Iowa 50069.