Updating Lifetime License

Overview

You must update your lifetime license in the following circumstances:

 

Not Renewing Lifetime License

If you are not renewing the lifetime license tag for the dangerous or potentially dangerous dog listed on the renewal form, you are required to submit a written statement which includes the reason for not renewing. The notification must include:

  • Current owner's name and address
  • Relocation address
  • Name of the new owner, if any
  • Date and cause of death, if the dog has died

Death of the Animal

In the case of the death of the animal, notification must be given in writing no later than 14 days after the animal's death. This notification must include:

  • Current owner's name and address
  • Date of death
  • Name of any attending veterinarian
  • Information relating to the disposal of the animal

Relocation of the Animal

If the dog has been relocated from its current address, or is given or sold to another person, the notification must include:

  • Current owner's name and address
  • Relocation address
  • Name and phone number of the new owner

Relocation In Saint Paul

If the dog has been given or sold to someone who lives in the City of Saint Paul, they are required to purchase a new lifetime license tag under their own name and address. They will be notified of the dangerous declaration for the dog.

Relocation Outside of Saint Paul

If the dog is given or sold to someone who does not live in the City of Saint Paul, they will be notified of the dangerous or potentially dangerous declaration. Authorities for that City or County will also be notified. If the owner moves with the dog, from the City of Saint Paul to another City or County, authorities for that City or County will be notified.