3 animals over the age of 6 months
*Please note: Bellevue residents may apply for a pet avocation permit which allows up to 5 dogs or up to 5 cats – but no more than 6 pets total.
Click here for information and to apply for the permit.
Dogs and cats
Every three years. The longest duration vaccination allowed in Bellevue is good for three years. However, animals must always be current. Therefore, if you opt for a shorter duration shot, you must update appropriately.
Dogs, cats, and mini pigs
Yes, the city of Bellevue requires owners to clean up after their pets.
Dogs and cats in Bellevue are required to be on leash or confined at all times.
Yes, it is illegal to pit animals against each other in the city of Bellevue. Additionally it is a violation of state law and is punishable by fines and jail time.
The City of Bellevue does allow mini pigs as pets. Residents can legally own one mini pig weighing up to 100 pounds. Mini pigs must be spayed or neutered within 30 days of ownership and must be licensed. The license fee for mini pigs is $35 and is due annually on the pet license deadline of March 15.
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