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Q: What age does my dog have to be licensed?

A: All dogs have to be licensed at 3 months of age per Ohio Law.

Q: Why do I need to have a dog license?

A: Dog Licenses are required by stated law and failure to have one can result in criminal charge. Dog licenses allow for your dog to get a ride home.

Q: If I live in the country, why do I have to have a dog license?

A: Everyone has to have a dog license no matter where you live. It is a state law. 

Q: Do you take cats?

A: No we do not take cats and only allowed to handle stray dogs by state law.

Q: Who do I call about cats?

A: Unfortunately there is not a whole lot out there when it comes to resources for stray cats. We encourage you to look at cat rescues. 

Q: Do you take owner surrenders?

A: No we do not take owner surrenders. You can reach out to the Licking County Humane Society and be placed on a waiting list. Also Wyandotte Humane Society in Upper Sandusky takes all owner surrenders.

Q: Where do I Purchase/ Renew my Dangerous Dog License?

A: In Person at the Licking County Dog Wardens Office

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