Des Moines, IA Pet Licensing

Cynthia Fernandez filed this request with the Des Moines Animal Licensing of Des Moines, IA.

It is a clone of this request.

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From: Cynthia Fernandez

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Iowa Open Records Law (Code Chapter 22), I hereby request the following records:

Any and all available dog licensing and registration data for animals within Des Moines, IA.

Please include all available segregable data, including but not limited to:

• the type of animal
• the breed of the pet
• the pet's date of birth
• the pet's name
• the owner's address or applicable zip code
• any other available notes

Also, I am requesting that the data be sent in Excel format.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days, as the statute requires.


Cynthia Fernandez

From: Melissa Spaur

To whom it may concern:
In your request for information, it states ‘Any and all available dog licensing and registration data for animals within Des Moines, IA.’

To clarify, we don’t issue dog licenses for animals within Des Moines, only in unincorporated areas and cities in Polk County that don’t issue their own.
Licenses within Des Moines are issued by the City of Des Moines. Since it appears that you are requesting the information for within Des Moines, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at 515-283-4125.

Thank you,

Melissa Spaur
Assistant County Clerk
Polk County Auditor’s Office
111 Court Ave Room 230
Des Moines IA 50309<>
Phone 515-286-3079
Fax 515-286-3608