Auditor John S. Federer wishes to remind Clark County residents that Wednesday, January 31st, is the last day to purchase dog tags without a penalty.  Per Ohio Revised Code, all dogs over three months old and that have been owned for more than 30 days are required to be licensed. 

“Through our office, we are offering 3 easy ways to purchase your 2018 Clark County dog tags prior to the January 31st deadline,” said Auditor Federer.  “You may purchase your tags on-line via a secure site with a credit card at www.clarkcountyauditor.org (click on “2018 Dog License”); by completing the application and mailing it along with a self-addressed stamped envelope and your check made payable to John S. Federer, Clark County Auditor, P. O. Box 1325, Springfield, Ohio 45501 (postmarked by 1/31/18); or in person with cash or check at the Clark County Auditor’s Office, 31 N. Limestone Street, Springfield.  Additionally, dog owners have the option to purchase multi-year licenses during the renewal period. Both 3-year and permanent dog tags (lifetime tag for the dog) are available on-line or at the Auditor’s Office.  Please note that all tags are non-transferrable between dogs.”

Regular 1 Year Tags are $20 (plus an on-line convenience fee), 3 Year Tags are $60 and Permanent (lifetime of dog) Tags are $200.  Regular 1 Year Tags are also being sold at various remote sites.  Please see the Auditor’s website for a listing of additional locations where dog tags may be purchased, or for a copy of the application, at www.clarkcountyauditor.org.  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 31st.

For additional information, please call the Auditor’s Office at (937) 521-1864