Michigan State Law requires that all dogs over four (4) months old be licensed. To obtain a dog license, you will need to provide proof of current rabies vaccination at the time you purchase the license.
License are available at your local Township Office or at the County Treasurer's Office December 1, 2020 through February 28, 2021 without penalty.
After February 28th fees double and are only available at the County Treasurer's Office. You must bring proof of rabies vaccination with you.
YOU MAY APPLY FOR DOG LICENSE BY MAIL: Dog License Application
2021 DOG LICENSE FEE SCHEDULE
1 Year Dog License
Rabies vaccination must expire a minimum of 30 days out at the time of purchase
3 Year Dog License
Rabies vaccination must expire in 2023 or further out at the time of purchase
*MARCH 1ST FEES WILL DOUBLE
Puppies that turn 4 months old after February 28th are eligible for a license at the non-delinquent rate if the license is purchased within 30 days of becoming 4 months old.
For microchip implantation and registration for dogs contact your local vet. A statewide tattoo identification registry is maintained by the Michigan Department of Agriculture. For additional information call (517) 241-2748 or visit: http://www.michigan.gov/mda.