All dog trainers who provide services in Hillsborough County must register with Animal Control


If you are an individual dog trainer, you are required to register before beginning to offer your services in Hillsborough County.

Things to know

How to

  1. Download the form - Dog trainer registration information - fillable* | Dog trainer registration information - printable
  2. If more space is needed to complete the form, please add additional sheets to your form and send in with notarized form
  3. Mail notarized forms to: Hillsborough County Animal Control, Attn: Truth in Training, 2709 E Hanna Ave., Tampa, FL 33610

What's next?

  • Dog trainers may provide services upon submission of the registration
  • Proof of registration submission may be required if requested by an animal control officer or other agent of the County
  • If the applicant receives notice that the registration has been rejected, the dog trainer must cease providing dog-training services until such time a registration has been approved

Get help

Department: Code Enforcement - Animal Control


Phone: (813) 744-5660

Last Modified: 10/11/2023, 6:05:41 PM

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