2019 dog licenses on sale now in Montgomery County

Published: Saturday, December 01, 2018 @ 12:01 AM

Montgomery County Auditor Karl Keith presents Dayton Police Department K-9 Jake with his 2018 dog license. Keith handed out 2018 licenses to nine police dogs from the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, the Dayton Police Department and the Kettering Police Department on Jan. 13, 2018. Dog licenses are required by Ohio law. The 2019 dog tags are on sale online and at about 30 county locations through Jan. 31. CHRIS STEWART / STAFF
Montgomery County Auditor Karl Keith presents Dayton Police Department K-9 Jake with his 2018 dog license. Keith handed out 2018 licenses to nine police dogs from the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, the Dayton Police Department and the Kettering Police Department on Jan. 13, 2018. Dog licenses are required by Ohio law. The 2019 dog tags are on sale online and at about 30 county locations through Jan. 31. CHRIS STEWART / STAFF

It’s dog license time, and the 2019 tags are on sale through Jan. 31 in Montgomery County.

The licenses must be renewed annually.

Owners whose dogs are spayed or neutered will pay a $20 license fee, and owners whose dogs have not been altered will pay $24 for each dog tag.

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Dog license fees fund the county Animal Resource Center’s efforts to care for stray and lost animals, spay and neuter every animal that leaves the shelter as an adopted pet, and provide animal control services throughout the county.

Licenses can be purchased online at www.mcohio.org/dogs, at the Montgomery County Animal Resource Center and county Auditor Karl Keith’s Office. They also are available at more than 30 locations, including:

Montgomery County kicked off its 2017 dog licensing effort Dec. 4, 2016, with a news conference in the county building. Two dogs available for adoption were on hand. Pictured are Jessie Sullivan of SICSA holding Royal, a pitbull terrier mix, county Animal Resource Center Director Mark Kumpf, and ARC employee Estelle Johnson holding a Yorkshire terrier named Chicago. LYNN HULSEY / STAFF

Brookville Animal Hospital, Brubaker Grain, city of Centerville, city of Englewood, Englewood Animal Hospital, Farmersville Vet Clinic, city of Germantown, Germantown Animal Health Center, city of Huber Heights, Humane Society of Greater Dayton, Kettering Animal Control, Kettering Animal Hospital, Miami Twp., city of Moraine, Northmont Animal Clinic, city of Oakwood, Old Troy Pike Veterinary Clinic, Pet Supplies Plus, PetValu, Robyn’s Nest Animal Rescue, Shiloh Animal Hospital and SICSA.

For more information, go online or call 937-225-4314.

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