Dog License Information

Dog licenses may be purchased:

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

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

Year round purchasing is available at Wexford County Animal Control and the Wexford County Treasurer Office.

Fees are as follows:

December 1st – February 28th:  Unaltered: $5.00        Spayed/Neutered: $3.00

March 1st – November 30th:      Unaltered: $10.00      Spayed/Neutered: $6.00  

Puppy (6 months or younger): $3.00

Replacement License: $1.50                                                                    Licenses expire December 31st regardless of issuance date*

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