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VAN WERT - Van Wert County Auditor Nancy Dixon announced that Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, is the last day to purchase dog licenses without a penalty. After Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, there will be a $ 16 penalty. The licenses can be purchased in the Auditor's Office Room 205 at the courthouse or at various locutions in the county. These locations are:

Hall Lumber Company, 122 S. Main St., Convoy, Ohio

J & J Butler Sales, 200 Walcott St., Willshire, Ohio

The Ramblers Roost, Truck Stop, Lincoln Hwy., Middle Point

Animal Clinic - Dr. Wilkin, Lincoln Highway, Van Wert, Ohio

V.W. Veterinary Clinic - Dr. Trapp, V.W. Decatur Road, Van Wert, Ohio

Ohio City Express, 511 W. Carmean St., Ohio City, Ohio

Brenda's Cuddles and Cuts, 807 S. Clay St., Delphos, Ohio

Emme Lu's Pet Wellness Center, LLC, 706 W Ervin Rd, Suite C, Van Wert

Dog House Grooming & Supplies, 117 N. Washington St., Van Wert

A self addressed stamped envelope or a $0.46 stamp along with the proper fee must accompany the return of the application by mail. If purchasing a tag at one of the above locations please take your application with you if you received one.