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Dog Licenses go on Sale December 1st

Muskingum County Dog Licenses for 2023 go on sale December 1st, 2022.

All dogs older than three months are required to be registered, per Ohio Revised Code 955.01.  The fee for a one-year license is $10.00.

Muskingum County also offers three-year and permanent licenses for sale.  These licenses are only available for purchase at the Muskingum County Auditor’s Office and the Muskingum County Dog and Kennel Office.  The fee for a three-year license is $30.00 and the fee for a permanent license is $100.00.

Kennel licenses are also available for sale at the price of $50.00.  These licenses are available for sale exclusively from the Muskingum County Auditor’s Office. Kennel licenses are only available if you are both breeding and selling your dogs. An active Vendor’s License is required to purchase a Kennel License.

Any renewal license purchased after January 31st, 2023 will have a penalty applied.

You can purchase your dog license via the following methods:

  1. Purchase your 2023 Dog License online here.  Online purchases require a purchasing fee of $2.00 per license, plus shipping and handling.
  2. Purchase your 2023 Dog License by completing this application.  Return it with a check or money order AND a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the Muskingum County Auditor's Office located at 401 Main Street, Zanesville, OH 43701.  Your tags and receipt will be mailed to you.
  3. Purchase your 2023 Dog License in person at the Muskingum County Auditor's Office.
  4. Purchase your 2023 Dog License from one of our satellite vendors with an additional charge of $0.75 per tag.  The following is a complete listing of satellite vendors for Muskingum County:
     Animal Shelter Society1430 Newark RoadZanesville 
     Duncan Falls Library222 Main StreetDuncan Falls 
     Gobel Hardware23 N Main Street Roseville 
     Performance Feed, aka Hanby Farms10790 Newark Road Nashport 
     Maysville Do It Center2535 Maysville Pike Zanesville 
     The Mill in Dresden16 East 7th Street Dresden
     Muskingum County K9 Adoption Center 1854 East PikeZanesville 
     Muskingum County Library220 5th Street Zanesville 
     Sunrise Do It Center2129 East Pike Zanesville 
     Orme West51 East Main Street New Concord 
     Village of Frazeysburg Town Hall7 West 2nd Street Frazeysburg 

If you have any questions regarding the 2023 Dog Licenses, please contact my office at (740) 455-7109, option 1.


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