Dogs three months or older, like Caesar pictured above, require a license. 2020 Dog Licenses are on sale now. (DHI Media/Kirsten Barnhart)
Dogs three months or older, like Caesar pictured above, require a license. 2020 Dog Licenses are on sale now. (DHI Media/Kirsten Barnhart)

VAN WERT – 2020 Dog Licenses are now on sale in Van Wert County at the Auditor’s Office Room #205 in the Van Wert County Courthouse and at the following locations:

- Animal Clinic - 13995 Lincoln Highway, Van Wert

- Emme Lu’s - 7079 U.S. Route 127, Van Wert

- J & R Merchandising - 200 Walcott St., Willshire

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

- The Bear’s Den - 18191 A Lincoln Highway, Middle Point

- Van Wert Vet Clinic - 11251 Van Wert Decatur Road, Van Wert

A self-addressed stamped envelope 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 by mail. The license cost is $17 per tag. A penalty of $17 per one-year tag must be paid in addition to license cost and fee for licenses purchased for dogs three months of age or older after Jan. 31, 2019.

A three-year tag for $51 and lifetime dog tag for $170 are available only in the Auditor’s Office. Kennel licenses are $85 for five tags. Extra tags are $1 each. Penalty for a kennel license is $85 if purchased after Jan. 31, 2019.

ALL DOG THREE MONTHS OLD OR OLDER REQUIRE A LICENSE.

You may order dog tags online from Dec. 1 to Jan. 31 only. Go to www.doglicenses.us/OH/VanWert/.

If you have any questions please contact Kaitlyn at the Van Wert County Auditor’s Office 419-238-0843.