Does My Dog Need To Be Licensed?

Yes. It is unlawful to own or harbor a dog over the age of 5 months if it does not have a valid license issued by the county or municipality where the dog is kept. Generally, in order to obtain a license you must provide up to date vaccination information for your pet.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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