The 2023 dog license renewal period continues through January. One-year, three-year, and permanent dog licenses can be purchased without penalty. Fees for licenses are $25 for one year, $75 for three-years, and $250 for the life-of-a dog option. Dog owners who purchase their 2023 license will receive the LC4 Love Dogs key fob, which is a rewards card program that offers discounts for services and goods at participating businesses and organizations. “In addition to all Toledo Lucas County Public Libraries, dog owners can purchase licenses in person at the Lucas County Auditor’s Office in One Government Center, Suite 600, or online using the dog tag renewal system. Payments may be made by cash, check, or credit card.
Ohio law requires all owners of dogs three months and older to register their dogs in the county in which the dog is kept. Licenses purchased after Jan. 31, 2023, will include a late fee equal to the cost of the annual license.