Dog Licenses

Dog Licenses

​​​The State of Michigan requires ALL dogs over 4 months to be current with rabies vaccine and to have a Michigan dog license, failure to comply may result in a misdemeanor ticket. You may purchase a one or three year dog license.

If you have questions regarding a census courtesy citation, call our census department Monday - Friday from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm at 248-391-0286.

A license must be purchased within 30 days of:

  • Purchasing or acquiring a new dog
  • A puppy turning 4 months of age
  • Becoming a Michigan resident
  • The expiration date of the prior license
     
LICENSES ARE GOOD FOR A CALENDAR YEAR ( JANUARY 1 - DECEMBER 31)
3 YEAR LICENSES ARE GOOD FOR THREE CALENDAR YEARS (JANUARY 1 - DECEMBER 31)


How to apply: 

Where                                       How

City or Township Hall                 Take the application form along with a valid rabies vaccination certificate

Participating Veterinarian          Take the application form along with a valid rabies vaccination certificate

 
Mail to Oakland County              Mail the application form and a stamped self-addressed envelope
Animal Control and                      along with a valid rabies vaccination certificate to: Oakland County
Pet Adoption Center                    Animal Control and Pet Adoption Center, 1700 Brown Rd., Auburn Hills, MI 48326
 
On-Line                                      Click this link to get your pet license online” and follow the instructions

Questions??? Contact our dog licensing department at 248-391-6283 or email petadoption@oakgov.com.