1 year Altered Pet: $14
1 year Unaltered Pet: $30
3 year Altered Pet: $36
3 year Unaltered Pet: $72
/ Replacement Tag: $5
Late Fee: $10
Dog License Fees:
(Dog or Cat) $50 **
Humane Euthanasia for Terminally Ill Dogs or Cats *:
Impound Fees (There will be a $10 flat fee for vaccines and deworming):
1st impound: $40 + $10 per day
2nd impound: $55 + $10 per day
3rd impound: $75 + $10 per day
In Shelter Quarantine:
At Home Quarantine:
Home Again Microchip:
$35 (includes registration). Our adoptable animals' adoption fees include microchipping.
1st impound: $20 + $10 per day
2nd impound: $35 + $10 per day
3rd impound: $55 + $10 per day
*Additional charges may apply, including,
but not limited to, charges for necessary medical treatment.
* Humane Euthanasia is offered to terminally ill animals, regardless of the cities in which they reside. Please call for details.
**Due to space restrictions, we do not accept owner-surrendered animals on a walk-in basis. Please call us during regular operating hours, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., to check our current status.
The Animal Control Center at the Escondido Humane Society collects pre-determined fees at the below rates on behalf of the cities of Escondido, San Marcos, and Poway. Please note that the Escondido Humane Society does not set the fee structure. Fees are reimbursed to the appropriate city. The organization makes no profit from your fees.
Animal Control fees
Escondido Humane Society | 3450 East Valley Parkway, Escondido CA 92027 | (760) 888 - BARK (2275)
Adoption Center open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week | Animal Control open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a week
We accept the following forms of payment: Visa, MasterCard, Discover and cash in office. Checks accepted by mail only.