Dog Licenses – It’s the Law in Pennsylvania
All dogs three months of age or older must have a current year dog license. All dogs and cats over 3 months of age must be vaccinated against rabies.
Dog license application is obviously available at the courthouse and at various locations through-out the county.
Male dog $8.50
Neutered Male $6.50
Spayed female $6.50.
There is a reduced fee for person with a disability or senior citizen
Neutered male $4.50
Spayed Female $4.50
If you are applying for a license that requires the dog owner to be a senior citizen, 65 or older, or a person with disability, you cannot get the license at a satellite location but must provide proof of age or disability to the County Treasurer.
Some people choose to purchase a lifetime license for their dog. Avid microchip
Computer chip size of grain of rice, inserted between the shoulder blades
Generally $30 - $40 to microchip and 42.00 to register
To do this, you must have a permanent identification verification form from usual a vet, etc. , indicating tattoo # or microchip # Microchip has various companies associated with vet offices and you are expected to register your microchip number with the company. For identification if the dog is lost.
Regular license fee
Neutered male $31.50
Spayed female $31.50
Person with disability or senior citizen
Neutered Male $21.50
Spayed female $21.50