Dog Licenses

Closeup of PuppyAn Oakland County dog license is required for all dogs four months of age or older, and a dog license must be purchased within 30 days of:
  • A puppy turning four months of age or
  • A dog moving into Farmington Hills
The following are required in order to obtain a dog license:
  • Proof of rabies vaccination (must show dog owner’s name and address)
  • Proof of neutering (in order to receive a neutered/spayed fee discount)

Where/How to Pay: Dog licenses for 2024 are available for purchase from January 1 to November 30:

Oakland County Animal Control City of Farmington Hills Treasury Division counter
  • Located at City Hall 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Pay with cash or check
  • Pay with a credit card (additional 3% third-party fees apply, $2 minimum)
Register by mail with the City of Farmington Hills from January 1 to June 1, must include:
  • Request form
  • Copy of a valid rabies certificate
  • Self-addressed stamped envelope and
  • Check or money order

 Fee Schedule:

One Year: Jan 1 - June 1 Delinquent One Year: June 2 - Nov 30
Spay/Neutered $15.00 All $40.00
Male/Female $25.00    
Senior Spay/Neutered $14.00    
Senior Male/Female $23.00    
       
Three Year: Jan 1 - June 1 Delinquent Three Year: June 2- Nov 30
Requires three-year rabies vaccination valid thru 2025   Requires three-year rabies vaccination valid thru 2025  
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

Reasons to License your Dog:
  • State Law since 1919
  • Licensed pets have a better chance of being found if they are lost
  • Provides proof of ownership
  • Dog license fees support Oakland County Pet Adoption Center
Need a replacement dog tag?
Contact Oakland County Animal Control at 248-452-9890 to request a replacement dog tag to be mailed to you.

Questions? Contact Oakland County Animal Control at 248-858-1070 or the City of Farmington Hills Treasury Division at 248-871-2480. 
 
Learn more about the City's Dog Park here