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Dog License Fees
Dog Licenses for City Residents
Dog Licenses for Rochester Hills Residents
The last day to purchase a dog license at City Hall for the non-delinquent fee is June 1.
Per Michigan State Law, all dogs four months or older are required to be licensed.
To obtain a license, a current rabies vaccination certificate signed by the veterinarian is needed.
Dog License fees
vary based on whether the animal is spayed or neutered, and there is a discount for senior citizens.
Per City Ordinance
, no owner can keep more than 3 dogs; therefore, we will not issue more than three dog licenses to an owner. If you have more than 3 dogs, you must apply for a kennel license.
are not allowed in the residential districts of our City.
Where to Purchase License:
Rochester Hills Treasury Department (Make check payable to City of Rochester Hills)
Some Local Veterinarians
Oakland County Animal Control and Pet Adoption Centerl
In Person - 1200 N. Telegraph, Bldg. 42E, Pontiac, MI 48341
Hours - Mon. - Fri. 10 am to 5 pm | Sat. 10 am to 4 pm
Get the license online
When to Purchase License:
Dog licenses must be renewed annually; three-year licenses are also available.
Licenses are valid January 1 through December 31. Licenses not renewed by June 1 become delinquent and license fee increases to $33.00.
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