Online dog license sales to start December 1st in Morrow County

Online payments for Dog Licenses, a new Public First Service in Morrow County is available December 1, 2015 at

The Morrow County Auditor Patricia K. Davies, in collaboration with the Morrow County Commissioners and the Morrow County Dog Warden, is pleased to offer this online dog licensing service to Morrow County residents. The online services allows you to purchase dog licenses ONLINE by credit card transaction for a nominal service fee per transaction. Each current Dog License holder will receive an informational letter in the mail with access code information before December 1. Your dog’s license may be still be purchased by mail or walk in at the Auditor’s Office Monday through Friday between 8 am and 4 pm.

Tag Renewals

Ohio Law (ORC 955.21) requires that licenses be renewed each year between December 1st and January 31st.

Fees set by the Board of Morrow County Commissioners

Adult Dog License – $16.00 PER DOG due by January 31st (late fee of $16.00 per dog will apply if not postmarked by due date).

Kennel License – $80 for five tags and is available through the Auditor’s Office ONLY with Dog Warden Inspection Letter (additional tags may be purchased for $2.00 each) due by January 31st (late fee of $80.00 and $2.00 each tag will apply if not postmarked by due date).

A duplicate license is only $5.00 to transfer a current license to a new owner is only $5.00

We ask all dog owners to place the new dog tag on the dog’s collar immediately to help insure your dog’s safe return home.

Current Licenses Outside Morrow County

If you move to Morrow County from another county within Ohio we will honor the license until it is expired. If you move here from another state you are required to purchase a license within 30 days.

Lost Dogs

Dog licenses are designed to assist in the location and return of a lost pet. The online payments website will allow a search by dog license # to assist in returning lost dogs to their owners.

Why License Your Dog? IT’S THE LAW!

Submitted by Patricia K. Davies, Morrow County Auditor.