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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.
 
2022 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 counter (when City Hall is open to the public):

  •     Cash/check
  •     Credit card (additional 3% third-party fees apply, $2 minimum)
Pay by mail from January 1 – June 1.  To pay by mail, send a request form, along with a copy of a valid rabies certificate, a self-addressed stamped envelope, and a check or money order in the amount of the corresponding license fee.
 
One Year: January 1 - June 1   Delinquent One Year: June 2 - November 30
Spay / Neutered $15.00   All $40.00
Male / Female $25.00      
Senior* Spay / Neutered $14.00      
Senior* Male / Female $23.00      
         
Three Year: January 1 - June 1   Delinquent Three Year: June 2 - November 30
(requires three-year rabies vaccination valid thru 2024)      
Spay / Neutered $40.00   Spay / Neutered $55.00
Male / Female $70.00   Male / Female $85.00
Senior* Spay / Neutered $37.00   Senior* Spay / Neutered $52.00
Senior* Male / Female $64.00   Senior* Male / Female $79.00

*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 about the City's Dog Park here.