A registration fee of $14.00 must be paid with the application for each dog registered in order to be in compliance with section 955.01 of the O.R.C. As a convenience the Auditor’s Office mails renewal registration forms to owners of record. Owners who registered in 2017 through the internet will receive a reminder e-mail..
Dogs may be registered for a 1 year or 3 year term or a permanent license (for the dog’s life). When completing the application, choose your “Term”(1 Year, 3 Year or Permanent). The 3 Year and Permanent License may only be purchased by mail or in person at the Wood County Auditor’s Office.
1 Year License =$14.00, 3 Year License =$42.00 and Permanent License =$140.00.
No Refunds Permitted
Every owner of a kennel of dogs is also required to register annually with the County Auditor by January 31, and must pay an application fee of $70.00. Ohio law provides that the penalty after January 31 is the amount equal to the registration fee for each type of license therefore the penalty would be $14.00 for regular licenses and $70.00 for kennel licenses in addition to the regular registration fee.
Persons acquiring dogs after January 31 have 30 days after the date of acquisition or the date that the dog reaches three months of age to register with the Auditor’s Office.
The 2018 dog registration may be filed by mail, in person, or on the internet. When mailing the application please include the license fee, dog information (as stated above) and a self-addressed
If you have questions regarding a dog license please contact 419-354-9150.
The Wood County District Board of Health has adopted a regulation requiring all dogs be immunized against rabies. Please provide the rabies information in the application process.
Mail applications to: