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Posted on: November 27, 2019

2020 Dog licenses on sale until Jan. 31, 2020

Clark County Auditor John S. Federer announced that the 2020 Clark County Dog Tags will go on sale beginning December 1, 2019 through January 31, 2020.

Three-year or permanent (lifetime of dog) licenses are available for dog(s) in addition to the traditional one-year license. The new fee schedule for 2020 is a one-year tag is $22.00, a three-year tag for $66.00 and the permanent tag is $220.00.   

“Please consider taking advantage of the convenient, hassle-free option of purchasing or renewing dog tags on-line AND be sure to upload a picture of your dog” said Auditor Federer. “Remember that licensing is so important in helping to reunite lost pets with their owners.”

Simply access the Auditor’s website at and then click on “2020 Dog License”. You will then be directed to a link to complete either a new or renewal registration and purchase your tag(s) via a secure site.
Owners may also mail in their application, along with the proper fee and a self-addressed stamped envelope to: John S. Federer, Clark County Auditor, P. O. Box 1325, Springfield 45501-1325 or they may purchase their tags in person at the Clark County Auditor’s Office temporary location at The Bushnell Building, 14 E. Main St., 3rd Floor, Springfield or at other remote locations. Please see the Auditor’s website for a listing of locations.  

All dogs over three months old and that have been owned for more than 30 days are required to be licensed per the State of Ohio. Tags purchased after January 31, 2020 will be subject to a $22.00 penalty per tag. Therefore, please purchase your tag(s) prior to January 31, 2020.

For more information, download our 2020 Dog License Fact Sheet.
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