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.
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.