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Scott Broughton

Deputy Treasurer
Kari Watts


395 Mill Street
P.O. Box 929
Ortonville, MI 48462
Phone:  248-627-2853
Fax:  248-627-8158

Dog Licenses

You must bring the rabies vaccination certificate to purchase a license


2020 Dog Licenses are on Sale

The 2020 Oakland County Dog License will be available at the Township Treasurer's Office beginning December, 2019.  Dogs are now required to licensed at four (4) months of age. Verification of rabies vaccination and sterilization papers must presented at the time of purchase. You must renew licenses by June 1st. Beginning June 2, the cost will be $33.00 (Exceptions are newly acquired dogs or new residents with a 30 day grace period.)

Dog licenses are required by the State of Michigan in accordance with Michigan Act 339 of 1919 (commonly known as the dog law). If your dog has already been registered in the past, the county will send you a reminder post card, saying dog licenses renewal.  It is done on line now and will take a few minutes to complete.


Fee Structure

Type Fee
Spayed/neutered dog $10.50
Spayed/neutered dog $9.75 - Senior 65 and over
Any dog not spayed/neutered $18.00
Any dog not spayed/neutered $16.50 - Senior 65 and over
Any dog license after June 1 $33.00


Important Additional Information

You will need proof of a valid rabies vaccination to purchase the license. You will need proof of your dog being spayed/neutered if you wish to receive the lower fee. You may purchase the license at either the Township Offices (the Treasurer's Department) or at: Oakland County Animal Control, 1200 N. Telegraph Road, Building #42E, Pontiac, Michigan 48326. Phone 248-858-1090. You will need valid proof of rabies vaccination for whatever location you choose to purchase your dog license.