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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 City of Farmington Hills Treasury Division January 1 to November 30 with proof of rabies vaccination. Proof of neutering is 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) 858-1070 or the City of Farmington Hills Treasury Division at (248) 871-2480.
 
2021 dog licenses are now available from the following:
 
Oakland County Animal Control. Go to www.oakgov.com/petadoption to:
    • Pay with a credit card
    • Schedule an appointment
    • Pay by mail

City of Farmington Hills Treasury Division via mail or drop box. Follow this procedure to receive a dog tag by mail:
    • Download, print, and fill out the request form
    • Copy the required documentation to go with the form
    • Make check payable to City of Farmington Hills
    • Include a self-address stamped envelope
    • Place information in the drop box (located in front of the Police Department or on the wall at the main entrance to City Hall
or mail to:
        City of Farmington Hills Treasurer’s Office
        31555 W. Eleven Mile Road
        Farmington Hills, MI 48336
 
City of Farmington Hills Treasury Division counter (when City Hall is open to the public):
    • Cash/check
    • Credit card (additional 3% third-party fees apply, $2 minimum)

One Year: January 1 - June 1   Delinquent One Year: June 2 - November 30
Spay / Neutered $10.50   All $33.00
Male / Female $18.00      
Senior* Spay / Neutered $9.75      
Senior* Male / Female $16.50      
         
Three Year: January 1 - June 1   Delinquent Three Year: June 2 - November 30
(requires three-year rabies vaccination valid thru 2023)      
Spay / Neutered $28.50   Spay / Neutered $51.00
Male / Female $51.00   Male / Female $66.00
Senior* Spay / Neutered $26.25   Senior* Spay / Neutered $49.50
Senior* Male / Female $46.50   Senior* Male / Female $63.00

*Senior (pet owner) = 65 years old or over

An Oakland County license must be purchased within 30 days of:
    • A puppy turning four 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 if they are lost
    • It proves ownership
    • Fees support Oakland County Pet Adoption Center

Need a replacement dog tag?
Contact Oakland County Animal Control @ (248) 452-9890 to request a replacement dog tab to be mailed to you.

Learn more of the City's Dog Park here.