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Where to Find Michigan Dog Licenses

According to state law, all dogs at least six months old in Michigan must be registered. Where you go to get a dog license depends on where you live. Availability of service will vary greatly according to the county and city for which you are applying. For recommendations for Detroit and some surrounding areas, see below.

Detroit Dog Licenses

If you need a dog license for Detroit, you can purchase it at the Detroit Animal Control Center, City Hall, or the Michigan Humane Society. To renew the license by mail, send your dog’s rabies vaccination receipt, along with license fee to the Detroit Animal Control Center, 3511 W. Jefferson, Detroit, Michigan 48216.

The license fee is $15.00 for a non-neutered dog and $10.00 for a neutered/spayed dog.

The neighborhood City Hall offices are located at:

  • Central District Coleman A. Young Municipal Center
    2 Woodward Avenue, Suite 106, 48226
    (313) 224-2989
  • Northwest District 19180 Grand River, 48223
    (313) 935-5322
  • Southwest District 7744 West Vernor, 48209
    (313) 628-2180
  • West District 18100 Meyers, 48221
    (313) 628-2190

Livonia Dog Licenses

Licenses in Livonia may be purchased at the Clerk’s office in City Hall at 33000 Civic Center Drive, Livonia, MI 48154. Call them at (734) 466-2200. Dog licenses may also be applied for the Michigan Humane Society in Westland, 900 North Newburgh Road, Westland, MI 48185. They can be phoned at (734) 721-7300.

Fees are $8 for a neutered pet and $11 for a non-neutered one. After June 1, fees could be as high as $44.

Dearborn Dog Licenses

Visit the Dearborn City Clerk’s Office at 16901 Michigan Avenue, Suite 11, Dearborn, MI 48126-2967, to register your dog. Each license cost $8 per dog. Renewal of the license must take place by February 28 each year, no matter when it was originally purchased.

Warren Dog Licenses

Applications for dog licenses in Warren must be submitted in person or by mail through the Clerk’s Office: One City Square, Suite 205, Warren, MI 48093-2393. Online registration is not available. To contact the Clerk’s Office by phone, call (586) 574-4557.

Farmington Hills Dog Licenses

You may get your dog license through Oakland County Animal Control or the Farmington Hills City Hall. The address for OCAC is 1700 Brown Road, Auburn Hills, MI 48326. Call (248) 391-4100. Farmington City Hall is located at 31555 Eleven Mile Road, Farmington Hills, MI 48336. Call (248) 871-2400. Only cash and checks are accepted at City Hall, but credit card payments are allowable through Oakland County Animal Control here.

Novi Dog Licenses

Dog licenses may be acquired through the mail or in person through the City of Novi Treasurer’s Office at 45175 Ten Mile Road, Novi, MI 48375. For questions, call (248) 347-0460.

Southfield Dog Licenses

In Southfield, all dog licenses must be submitted to the Southfield Police Department at 26000 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076. Their phone number is (248) 796-5500. All applications must be accompanied by a valid certificate of vaccination. Licenses expire on the thirty-first day of December in the year it was issued.

Michigan Dog Bite Questions? We Can Help

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