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Wood County Dog Shelter

Andrew Snyder, Chief Dog Warden

A department under the Board of County Commissioners

Doris I. Herringshaw, Ed.D.    Craig LaHote    Theodore H. Bowlus

Ohio Dog License Laws

- All dogs 3 months of age or older shall be registered and licensed annually

- Dog licenses shall be purchased immediately upon acquiring the dog or upon the dog becoming 3 months of age

- A penalty in an amount equal to the registration fee shall be assessed for licenses not immediately acquired or renewed annually

- Licenses shall be renewed each year between December 1 and January 31

Registration & Licensing Options

Licenses may be purchased online, via mail, with a self-addressed stamped envelope and check or in person at the following locations:

Satellite License Sales Events
Date Time Community Location
January 3, 2019 1:00 - 4:00 Friendly Village Main Office
January 4, 2019 1:00 - 4:00 Troy Villa Main Office
January 10, 2019 1:00 - 4:00 North Baltimore Great Scot
January 15, 2019 1:00 - 4:00 Rossford City Offices
January 16, 2019 1:00 - 4:00 Northwood City Offices
January 17, 2019 1:00 - 4:00 Perrysburg Police Station
January 23, 2019 1:00 - 4:00 Pemberville Village Offices
January 24, 2019 9:00 - 12:00 Haskins Village Offices
License Types & Prices
License Type Regular Price Online Price
1 Year License $14.00 $16.00
3 Year License $42.00 $45.50
Permanent License $140.00 $149.25
Kennel License $70.00 Not Available Online
Historical Wood County Dog License Prices

Wood County consistently strives to maintain low dog registration & licensing fees. The cooperation and support of Wood County dog owners through purchasing and renewing dog licenses is essential to maintaining low license and registration prices.

The chart below lists Wood County dog license prices since 1976. Dog licensing has been required under Ohio law since at least 1877 and originally cost $1.00 per license.

Years Price
2010 - Present $14.00
2003 - 2009 $12.00
1987 - 2002 $10.00
1983 - 1986 $8.00
1980 - 1982 $7.00
1976 - 1979 $4.00