Clark County Auditor John S. Federer announced that the 2018 Clark County Dog Tags will go on sale beginning December 1, 2017 through January 31, 2018. Again this year, three-year or permanent (lifetime of dog) licenses are available for dog(s) in addition to the traditional one-year license. The fee for the one-year tag is $20.00, $60.00 for the three-year tag, and the permanent tag is $200.00.

“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 www.clarkcountyauditor.org and then click on “2018 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, 31 N. Limestone Street, 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, 2018 will be subject to a $20.00 penalty per tag. Therefore, please purchase your tag(s) prior to January 31, 2018.