Dog Licensing - Tuscola County

Dog Licenses

Must have valid rabies vaccination to obtain a license.

Prices for licenses:

  • 1 year intact - $25.00
  • 1 year neutered/spayed - $20.00
  • 1 year intact senior/veteran discount - $20.00
  • 1 year neutered/spayed senior/veteran discount - $15.00
  • 3 year intact - $70.00
  • 3 year neutered/spayed - $50.00
  • 3 year intact senior/veteran discount - $55.00
  • 3 year neutered/spayed senior/veteran discount - $40.00

You have 30 days after initial vaccination or the expiration of the rabies vaccination to purchase the license. After 30 days, a $10.00 delinquent fee will be added to each license fee.

How to purchase:

Accepted Cards

Purchase online through PLC: 5459

Purchase in person or mail to:

Tuscola County Treasurer's Office
125 W. Lincoln St. Suite 300
Caro, MI 48723

Drop box also available at this address - main entrance

Dog License Application and Donation Form

Paying online

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Dogs: Licensing - Tags - Leashes

Sec. 2. It shall be unlawful for any person to own any dog 4 months old or over, unless the dog is licensed as hereinafter provided, or to own any dog 4 months old or over that does not at all times wear a collar with a tag approved by the director of agriculture, attached as hereinafter provided, except when engaged in lawful hunting accompanied by its owner or custodian; or for any owner of any female dog to permit the female dog to go beyond the premises of such owner when she is in heat, unless the female dog is held properly in leash; or for any person except the owner to authorize agent, to remove any license tag from a dog; or for any owner to allow any dog, except working dogs such as leader dogs, guard dogs, farm dogs, hunting dogs, and other such dogs, when accompanied by their owner or his authorized agent, while actively engaged in activities for which such dogs are trained, to stray unless held properly in leash.

Tuscola County