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Dog Licenses

Closeup of PuppyLicenses are required for all dogs four months of age or older. Dog licenses may be purchased at the Treasury Division December 1 to October 31 with proof of rabies vaccination. Proof of neutering required for neutered/spayed discount. New animals over four months of age may be licensed at non-delinquent rates if the license is purchased within 30 days of acquisition. The City does not require that cats be licensed. For questions regarding dog licenses, please contact Oakland County Animal Control at (248) 391-4102 or the City of Farmington Hills Treasury Division at (248) 871-2480.

Cash & Checks are the only acceptable methods of payment at the City of Farmington Hills, Treasury counter.


You can purchase your dog license with Credit card payments by visiting Oakland County Animal Control’s website at:

Dog License Fee Schedule
January 1, 2018 - June 1, 2018

1 year
3 year
Spayed/Neutered $10.50 $28.50
Male/Female $18.00 $51.00
SeniorSpayed/Neutered $ 9.75 $26.25
Senior Male/Female $16.50 $46.50
New resident and/or New dog (within 30 days) Same as above Same as above
New Puppy (under 5 months) Same as above Same as above
Delinquent (June 2) $33.00 $33.00

An Oakland County license must be purchased within 30 days of:

  • Purchasing or acquiring a new dog
  • A puppy turning 4 months of age
  • Moving into Farmington Hills

Pets need to be licensed because:

  • It’s the law since 1919
  • Licensed pets have a better chance of being found
  • It proves ownership
  • Fees support Oakland County Pet Adoption Center