VAN WERT — 2018 dog licenses are on sale in Van Wert County at the Auditor’s Office - Room 205 in the Van Wert County Courthouse and at the following locations:

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

The Ramblers Roost Truck Stop, Lincoln Highway

Animal Clinic - Dr. Wilkins, Lincoln Highway, Van Wert

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

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

Delphos Ace Hardware, 242 N Main St., Delphos

Emme Lu’s Pet Wellness Center, 7079 US Rt. 127, Van Wert

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

J & A Merchandising, 200 Walcott St., Willshire

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 $15 per tag.

A penalty of $15 per one-year tag must be paid in addition to license cost and fee for licenses purchased for dogs 3 months of age or older after Jan. 31, 2018.

Three-year and 10-year dog tags are available only in the Auditor’s Office during December and January only.

Kennel licenses are $75 for five tags. Extra tags are $1 each. Penalty for kennel license is $ 75 if purchased after Jan. 31, 2018.

All dogs 3 months old or older require a license. You may now order dog tags online from Dec. 1 - Jan. 31 only. Go to