All dogs are required, by law, to be licensed within the county they reside within 30 days of turning four (4) months of age, or within 30 days of acquiring a dog older than four months or within 30 days of moving to Midland County. If the dog is not licensed in a timely manner, a $20 delinquent fee will be assessed. The Midland County Dog License Program includes one-year and three-year licenses available for purchase throughout the year. Licenses should be renewed by the last day of the month in which the rabies vaccination expires. To qualify for a three-year license the dog must have received a new three-year rabies vaccination within the past 30 days.
2020-2021 Regular License Fees:
For newly acquired dogs or dogs just four (4) months of age, you have 30 days to obtain a license at the regular fee. Proof of rabies vaccination is required to purchase a license(s), proof of sterilization is required to obtain the reduced fee for license(s).
|1 year- Spayed/Neutered
|1 year- Female/Male
|3 year- Spayed/Neutered
|3 year- Female/Male
|License transfer from another county
|**Delinquent license fees are $20 more than regular license
You may purchase/renew your license online here:
You will be assessed a fee of $1.50 for each license purchased online using your credit or debit card.
Licenses may also be purchased at:
- Most Midland County Veterinarian Offices (See list to the left)
- Humane Society of Midland County
- Midland County Treasurers Office
As a courtesy, the Treasurer's Office will mail license renewal applications the month before the license expires. Licenses are conveniently available at many area veterinarian offices,by mail, online with credit card, or in-person at the Midland County Treasurer's Office.
To purchase a new license by mail, or to renew by mail, please print the application form and mail it to:
Midland County Treasurer, 220 W. Ellsworth St., MIdland, MI 48640
Kennel license fees:
A NEW Kennel License Application can be obtained from the Animal Control Deputy by calling (989) 832-6856. Application must be approved by your Township or City official prior to inspection.
Kennel Licenses are issued by the Animal Control Deputy on site at the time of inspection.
|3 to 10 dogs
|11 or more dogs