Deadline Approaching to purchase Dog Tags

Posted January 24th, 2014 in Dog Tags by John Federer

Auditor John S. Federer wishes to remind Clark County residents that Friday, January 31st, is the last day to purchase dog tags without a penalty.  Per Ohio Revised Code, all dogs over three months old and that have been owned for more than 30 days are required to be licensed. 

 “We are offering 3 easy ways to purchase your 2014 Clark County dog tags prior to the January 31st deadline,” said Auditor Federer.  “You may purchase your tags on-line via a secure site with a credit card at www.clarkcounty.dogtaglicense.com; by completing the application and mailing it along with a self-addressed stamped envelope and your check made payable to John S. Federer, Clark County Auditor, P. O. Box 1325, Springfield, Ohio 45501(postmarked by 1/31/14); or in person with cash or check at the Clark County Auditor’s Office, 31 N. Limestone Street, Springfield.  Additionally, due to changes in state law this year, we now offer dog owners the option to purchase multi-year licenses during the renewal period. Both 3 year and permanent dog tags (lifetime tag for the dog) are available on-line or at the Auditor’s Office.  Please note that all tags are non-transferrable between dogs.”

 Regular 1 Year Tags are $20 ($2.00 on-line convenience fee), 3 Year Tags are $60 and Permanent (lifetime of dog) Tags are $200.  Regular 1 Year Tags are also being sold at various remote sites.  Please see the Auditor’s website for a listing of locations or a copy of the application at www.clarkcountyauditor.org

For additional information, please call the Auditor’s Office at (937) 521-1864.

Deadline Approaching to Purchase Dog Tags

Posted January 8th, 2013 in Dog Tags by John Federer

Auditor John S. Federer wishes to remind Clark County residents that Thursday, January 31st, is the last day to purchase dog tags without a penalty. Tags purchased February 1st or after will be subject to a late fee of $40.00 (double the regular fee) unless it is for a newly acquired dog. All dogs over three months old and that have been owned for more than 30 days are required to be licensed per the State of Ohio.

 “Please consider taking advantage of the cost-saving and hassle-free option for purchasing dog tags on-line” said Auditor Federer. “We’ve received many positive comments on how quick and easy it is to purchase the tags on-line.” Simply access the Auditor’s website at www.clarkcountyauditor.org and then click on “Dog Tags”. You will then be directed to a link to complete the application and purchase the tag via a secure site. The fee for the basic tag is $20.00 plus an on-line convenience fee and associated postage. Kennel owners may also purchase their kennel licenses on-line ($100.00 plus convenience fee and postage). Owners will receive their tags via return mail within approximately 14 days. Additionally, owners utilizing this option can upload a picture of their dog to the website and may sign-up for annual email notifications to renew their licenses.

Owners may also purchase their tags in person at the Clark County Auditor’s Office, 31 N. Limestone Street, Springfield, or at other remote locations. Please see the Auditor’s website for a listing of locations. For more information, please contact the Auditor’s Office at (937) 521-1864.

Auditor’s Office introduces hassle-free Option for Dog Owners

Posted November 30th, 2012 in Dog Tags, Featured by John Federer

Auditor John Federer announced today that beginning December 1, dog owners will have the option to purchase their 2013 dog tags on-line.

The tags may be purchased by going to the Auditor’s website at http://clarkcounty.dogtaglicense.com/.    The fee for the basic tag is $20.00 plus an on-line convenience fee and associated postage.  Dog tags of various other shapes are also available through the website.  Kennel owners may also renew their kennel licenses on-line ($100.00 plus convenience fee and postage).  Owners will receive their tags via return mail within approximately 14 days.  Additionally, owners utilizing this option may sign-up for annual email notifications to renew the license.

“We pride ourselves on the ability to offer this cost-saving and convenient option to our County’s pet owners,” Federer said.  “It will save time, gas and may eliminate the inconvenience of standing in a long line while waiting to purchase a dog tag.  We are excited to introduce this technology to Clark County.”

Dog tags will be available for sale from December 1 – January 31 without a penalty.  Unless it is for a newly acquired dog, tags purchased February 1 or after will be subject to a late fee.  All dogs over three months old and that have been owned for more than 30 days are required to be licensed by the State of Ohio.

Owners may also purchase their tags in person at the Clark County Auditor’s Office, 31 N. Limestone Street, Springfield, or at other remote locations.  Please see the Auditor’s website for a listing of locations.  For information, please contact the Auditor’s Office at (937) 521-1864.

AUDITOR REMINDS CLARK COUNTY RESIDENTS OF APPROACHING DEADLINE TO PURCHASE DOG TAGS

Posted January 11th, 2012 in Dog Tags by John Federer

Auditor John S. Federer wishes to remind Clark County residents that Tuesday, January 31st, is the last day to purchase dog tags without a penalty. Tags purchased February 1st or after will be subject to a late fee of $40.00 (double the regular fee) unless it is for a newly acquired dog. All dogs over three months old and that have been owned for more than 30 days are required to be licensed per the State of Ohio.

Auditor Federer suggests taking advantage of the new cost-saving and hassle free option for purchasing dog tags on-line. “Feedback from the on-line surveys has been extremely positive,” Federer said. “We’ve received many comments on how quick and easy it is to purchase the tags on-line.” Simply access the Auditor’s website at www.clarkcountyauditor.org and then click on “Dog Tags”. You will then be directed to a link to complete the application and purchase the tag via a secure site. The fee for the basic tag is $20.00 plus an on-line convenience fee and associated postage. Kennel owners may also purchase their kennel licenses on-line ($100.00 plus convenience fee and postage). Owners will receive their tags via return mail within approximately 14 days. Additionally, owners utilizing this option may sign-up for annual email notifications to renew their licenses.

Owners may also purchase their tags in person at the Clark County Auditor’s Office, 31 N. Limestone Street, Springfield, or at other remote locations. Please see the Auditor’s website for a listing of locations. For more information, please contact the Auditor’s Office at (937) 521-1864.

2011 Dog Tags

Posted January 21st, 2011 in Dog Tags by John Federer

The county auditor’s office began mailing applications to dog owners on November 30th. The deadline for registration and licensing is January 31, 2011. After that, the cost of a tag doubles to $40. New dog owners must license their pet within 30 days of becoming the owner.

For a list of locations to purchase tags, go to the auditor’s web site at clarkcountyauditor.org or call 521-1862.

Auditor Reminds Dog Owners of Pending Deadline

Posted January 22nd, 2010 in Dog Tags by John Federer

To avoid a penalty, dog owners must purchase 2010 dog tags by February 1, according to Clark County Auditor George Sodders. The cost is $20 and will increase to $40 after the February 1 deadline. A list of locations where tags can be purchased is posted on the auditor’s web page at www.clarkcountyauditor.org, or owners can call 521-1862 for information.

“Registering and licensing your dog is not just the law, it is the only means by which the owner of a lost or injured animal can be located,” Sodders explained. “Protect your pet and buy a license today,” Sodders said.

DOG TAGS GO ON SALE DECEMBER 1ST

Posted December 1st, 2009 in Dog Tags by John Federer

The cost of licensing dogs in Clark County increases from $16 to $20 with the issuance of tags for 2010, according to Clark County Auditor George Sodders. The increase was approved by county commissioners earlier this year.

The county auditor’s office began mailing applications to dog owners on November 30th. The deadline for registration and licensing is February 1, 2010. After that, the cost of a tag doubles to $40. New dog owners must license their pet within 30 days of becoming the owner.

For a list of locations to purchase tags, go to the auditor’s web site at clarkcountyauditor.org or call 521-1862. The auditor’s office issued 24,152 tags for 2009 and collected over $346,824. The revenue is used to support the county’s humane society.

Unlicensed dogs offered week of amensty

Posted July 24th, 2009 in Dog Tags by John Federer

Auditor George Sodders and Executive Director James Straley have partnered to offer pet owners a week to purchase licenses without penalty, from July 24 to August 1.

County Commissioners unanimously approved the measure Tuesday.

The owners may purchase the license for $16 from the Auditor’s office, 31 N. Limestone Street, the Humane Society, 5201 Urbana Road or at the Clark County Fair (located near the pony rides).  Satellite locations will not be participating.

After the amensty period, the cost of the license will double to $32.

For more information about the amensty week, please contact Regina Rollins at (937) 521-1862 ; or email auditor@clarkcountyohio.gov.