Auditor John S. Federer wishes to remind Clark County residents that Tuesday, 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.

“We are offering 3 easy ways to purchase your 2017 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 (click on “2017 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 1/31/17); 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 locations or a copy of the application at

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

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