Dec 4, 2012

Dog license renewal has begun

GREENVILLE – Dog licenses for 2013 are now on sale at eight locations throughout the county.

Registration is also available online at There is a $2 processing fee per dog. If you are renewing your dog(s) from last year, you will need your account ID and a password for the website. The information can be found on your renewal form. If you have a new dog(s) that have never been registered, you will be able to create a new account on the website. Additional information can be found by calling 547-7310.

According to Darke County Auditor Carol Ginn, renewal forms were mailed on Nov. 30 to all prior dog owners. For faster service, mail your renewal form (with updated information) and appropriate fees to Carol Ginn, Darke County Auditor, Courthouse 1st Floor, 504 S. Broadway, Greenville, Ohio 45331. The price of the dog license is $12. Make checks payable to Darke County Treasurer.

Kennel applications can only be purchased at the Darke County Animal Shelter, 5066 County Home Road, Greenville, and are $60. A copy of a vendor license is required to purchase a Kennel License. A Kennel Owner is a person, partnership, firm, company or corporation professionally engaged in the business of breeding dogs for hunting or for sale. The shelter is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon.

All fees are in accordance with Resolution (R-126-12) passed by the Darke County Commissioners on Aug. 13, 2012. This fee, along with a penalty, will be charged after the deadline of Jan. 31, 2013. If possible, please bring your renewal form or your 2012 receipt when purchasing 2013 tags.

Authorized agents in the county selling dog licenses are required to charge an administrative fee of 75-cents for each dog license in addition to the registration fee. The 75-cents administration fee is the compensation of the agent. Stations in the county where dog tags are available include Suttons Super Value, Arcanum; Patty’s IGA Market, Bradford; Ace Hardware, Greenville; Farmers State Bank, New Madison; Harry Birt’s General Store, New Weston; Osgood State Bank, Osgood; Old National Bank, Union City; and Versailles Ace Hardware, Versailles.


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