Home Census Dog census expected to begin later this month – The Oakland Press

Dog census expected to begin later this month – The Oakland Press


Beginning July 25, the Oakland County Animal Shelter Census Team will be going door to door in Farmington Hills to verify compliance with state law that requires all dogs to have a license. valid dog.

The Michigan State Dog Law of 1919 was enacted to ensure that all dogs are vaccinated against rabies up to date. Census officers will drive Oakland County marked vehicles and wear Oakland County shirts with proper identification.

If residents are not currently in compliance, dog licenses can be purchased at the Farmington Hills Treasury Division, located inside City Hall at 31555 W. Eleven Mile Road, with proof of vaccination against rabies. Proof of sterilization is also required for the sterilized/sterilized discount.

A license must be purchased within 30 days of purchasing or acquiring a new dog; a puppy that has reached the age of four months; or move to Farmington Hills.

For more information on fees, go to http://www.fhgov.com/departments-

services/finance/treasury/canine licensing.

You can also purchase your dog license with a credit card through the Oakland County Animal Control website at www.oakgov.com/petadoption.

For questions, contact the Oakland County Animal Shelter at 248-975-4463.