ATTENTION: OAKLAND COUNTY IS WAIVING THE DELINQUENT FEE FOR THE DOG LICENSES THROUGH 2020. THE FEE FOR A SPAYED/NEUTERED DOG WILL BE $10.50 AND FOR A MALE/FEMALE DOG $18.00 THROUGH THE END OF THE YEAR. SENIOR DISCOUNT IS AVAILABLE. THREE-YEAR LICENSES ARE AVAILABLE FOR DOGS WHOSE RABIES VACCINATION IS VALID THROUGH 2022.
- Acquiring a new dog
- Dog becomes four months old
- Becoming a Michigan resident
- Expiration of prior license (All licenses are valid for a calendar year and expire on 12/31)
If you are unsure if your license is still valid, check the year on your license. For example, a 2019 license would expire 12/31/2019.
In order to purchase a license, a valid rabies certificate must be presented. Dogs are required to wear the license at all times. Cats do not require a license.