Delaware Office of Animal Welfare

Kennel Licenses

The Division of Public Health Office of Animal Welfare has responsibility for dog licensing for the state. This includes kennel and retail dog outlet licenses.  Any person maintaining a kennel where more than four dogs are kept for show, trial, sale, breeding or other purposes may apply for a kennel license in lieu of individual dog licenses for each dog. Kennel licenses are purchased each year and are valid one year from date of purchase.

License fees for kennels for 2021 are as follows:

No more than 12 dogs $70.00
No more than 25 dogs $140.00
No more than 50 dogs $250.00
More than 50 dogs $300.00

Procedure for applying for Kennel License
Application for a Kennel License