Dog license deadline is Jan. 31

Jan. 31 is the deadline for 2014 dog registrations.
A registration fee of $14 must be paid with the application for each dog registered. The information
necessary for registration is age, sex, color, length of hair, whether spayed or neutered, breed of the
dog and the name, address and phone number of the owner.
Dogs may be registered for a one-year or three-year term or a permanent license (for the dog’s life).
When completing the application, choose your "Term" (1 Year, 3 Year or Permanent). The 3 Year
and Permanent License may only be purchased by mail or in person at the Wood County Auditor’s Office.
Fees are $14 for a one-year license, $42 for a three-year license and $140 for a permanent license. No
refunds are permitted
A kennel fee of $70 must be paid with the application and additional tags are available for $1 each for
kennels with more than five dogs.
Penalty fees will be collected on registrations received after Jan. 31, in the amount equal to the
registration fee for each type of license. Therefore the penalty would be $14 for regular licenses and
$70 for kennel licenses in addition to the regular registration fee.
Persons acquiring dogs after Jan. 31 have 30 days after the date of acquisition or the date that the dog
reaches three months of age to register with the auditor’s office.
The 2014 dog registration may be filed by mail, in person, or on the internet. When mailing the
application please include the license fee, dog information (as stated above) and a self-addressed
stamped envelope for return of the license with a postmark of Jan. 31.
Licenses can be purchased in person at the Wood County Auditor’s Office, 2nd floor of the county office
building between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday or at the Wood County Dog Shelter.
Internet applications may be made at and does require an additional $2
processing fee per license which goes to the online firm processing the credit card purchase.
Do not send cash with your mail-in application.
For questions regarding a dog license, contact 419-354-9150.
The Wood County District Board of Health has adopted a regulation requiring all dogs be immunized against
rabies please provide the rabies information in the application process.
Mail applications to: Michael Sibbersen, Wood County Auditor, One Courthouse Square, P.O. Box 368,
Bowling Green, OH 43402