Licensing your dog is a part of our state law and is required when your dog reaches three months of age. Licensing also provides a means of reuniting lost pets with their owners. I hope you find this information helpful and worthwhile. Should you have any questions about dog licensing, please do not hesitate to contact us.
When? All dogs over 3 months of age must be licensed each year before the 31st of January. When you obtain an older dog you have 30 days to purchase a tag without paying a penalty. However, a tag should be purchased immediately in order to avoid possible Municipal Court non-licensure fines.
Cost? A dog license costs $8.00 and a kennel license costs $40.00 You must be engaged in the business of breeding dogs for hunting or for sale in order to qualify for a kennel license.
Where? Monday through Friday at the County Auditorís Office in the Courthouse, or by mail using the dog application that you can print below.
Pike County Government Center 230 Waverly Plaza Suite 200 Waverly, OH 45690-1222 740 947 2713