Animal Registration

All animals over the age of four (4) months must be implanted with a microchip and registered with the City of Buda. License and registration may be obtained at Buda Police Department located at 405 E. Loop St., Building 200. Please submit the required documentation and answer all questions or your registration will not be processed. To register a dog or cat they must have current rabies vaccinations and an implanted microchip. City of Buda residents can obtain a microchip for free by scheduling an appointment with animal control here. Pet owners must resubmit proof of rabies vaccination within two (2) weeks of the date of expiration. New proof of rabies vaccination must be submitted in person or by email to, failure to resubmit proof of current rabies vaccination within the required time may result in citations or revocation of the animal license.

By obtaining a City of Buda Animal Registration you are ensuring your pets safety and well being, proper animal registration allows Animal Control to :

  • Locate the proper owner of the animal faster.
  • Helps to return a lost pet to you without ever leaving the city and going to the shelter.
  • Provides a point to contact for us to contact you should any health, safety or security  issue arise concerning your animal. 
You can view the new City of Buda Chapter 4 Ordinances relating to animals here.

For detailed information please watch the video below.