Animal Control

The Animal Control Authority was established to maintain administrative oversight of animal control services that are provided to the citizens of Kennewick, Pasco and Richland. Currently the Tri-City Animal Shelter provides this service.

Citizens who have concerns with animal control services within the City of Kennewick should direct their inquiry to the Tri-City Animal Shelter at 509-545-3740.

Animal Licensing

The City does not have a licensing requirement but does participate in the Tri-City Animal Shelter program.  If you have been issued a Dangerous or Potentially Dangerous Dog Declaration, please click the link above for more information on how to obtain your license or appeal the declaration. 

Barking Dog Complaints

Learn more about the City's Animal Noise Ordinance and how to file a Barking Dog Complaint.

For more information in regards to the regulations for animals within the City limits, please visit the 
Kennewick Municipal Code Chapter 8.02.
  1. City Attorney's Office

    Physical Address
    210 W 6th Avenue
    Kennewick, WA 99336

    Mailing Address
    P.O. Box 6108
    Kennewick, WA 99336

    Fax: 509-585-4424