Dog License Information

Dog licenses may be purchased:



In Person:   Wexford County Treasurer’s Office – 8:30am-5:00pm Monday-Friday

Wexford County Animal Shelter – 12:00pm-4pm Monday-Friday (please call for an appointment)

December 1st – February 28th at any City or Township Treasurer Office and most local veterinarian offices.

Licenses purchased after February 28th are considered late,  the price on all licenses will be doubled. 

Fees are as follows

One year license:     Unaltered: $15.00        Spayed/Neutered: $10.00              

Three year license:  Unaltered: $40.00        Spayed/Neutered: $25.00  

Puppy (6 months or younger): $3.00

Replacement License: $1.50                                                                   

*Licenses expire December 31st regardless of issuance date*

*Licenses purchased the month of December are for the following calendar year.

For microchip implantation contact your local veterinarian, or call 1-800-252-7894 to find the AKC vet nearest you.  A statewide tattoo identification registry is maintained by the Michigan Department of Agriculture.  For additional information call (517) 373-1077 or visit:  For dog tattoos call 1-800-252-7894 or visit