Dog Licensing

  • All dogs more than three months of age must be licensed (ORC 955.01)
  • The standard licensing period runs December 1 to January 31
  • Licenses purchased after January 31 are subject to a late penalty of $18 (This year the commissioners have extended the sale of dog tags to July 1st 2021.)
  • One year licenses are available for purchase online.  Three year and permanent licenses are available at the Auditor’s Office.
  • For dogs that are not spayed or neutered; One year dog licenses are $28; Three year dog licenses are $84; Permanent dog licenses are $280. Licenses purchased are non-refundable.
  • For dogs that are spayed or neutered; One year dog licenses are $18; Three year dog licenses are $54; Permanent dog licenses are $180.  Licenses purchased are non-refundable.
  • Puppy licenses are $9 and are available after July 1st for puppies that become 3 months of age after July 1st. These are only available through the Auditor's Office or through outside vendors.  Puppy licenses are not available online.

Kennel licenses are $80 for 5 tags. Additional tags are $1 per tag. Kennel licenses purchased after January 31st are $160.(This year the commissioners have extended the sale of dog tags to July 1st 2021.)

Additional tags go to $2 per tag. Kennel licenses are only available at the Auditor’s Office.

2021 Dog License Application 
2021 Kennel License Application
Dog License Information
Dog License Brochure
Assistance Dog License Standards