In accordance with Michigan Law (Michigan Act 339 of 1919 THE DOG LAW) all dogs in the state of Michigan must be licensed every year starting at the age of four months. A dog that is new to Oakland County must be licensed within 30 days.

Dog licenses are available at the Treasurer’s office, some local veterinarians, or at Oakland County Animal Control located at 1200 N Telegraph Road, Building 42E in Pontiac. (Phone: 248-858-1090).  Springfield Township does not sell delinquent dog licenses. Delinquent licenses must be purchased directly through Oakland County or through participating local veterinarians. 

You can also order your dog license online by clicking here. There is an additional charge for this service.

Documentation Needed

A valid rabies certificate must be shown every year when obtaining a dog license.


Current License (Currently licensed dogs, new dogs, new residents, dogs over four months old)

One Year License

Three Year License




Senior Spayed/Neutered (65 years and older)






Senior Male/Female (65 years and older)



Delinquent (after June 1) One Year License  Three Year License 




Male/Female Delinquent $33.00 $66.00 
Senior Spayed/Neutered $33.00 $49.50
Senior Male/Female $33.00 $63.00

Lost Tags

Replacement tags can be issued for no cost at the Treasurer’s office