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Dog License Fees

Dog License Fees

State law requires all dogs must be licensed at the time of purchase (legal at 8 weeks), or by three months old, whichever comes first. Owners of unlicensed dogs are subject to fines not to exceed $500.00.  The license is valid from January 1st until December 31st. Enforcement of the state dog law in Adams County is performed by State Dog Warden Georgia Martin, Phone: 717-762-9794.

Regular License Fee
Male                                   $8.70
Female                               $8.70

Senior Citizen or Person w/Disability License Fee
Male                                   $6.70
Female                               $6.70              

Lifetime License Fee*
Male                                   $52.70
Female                               $52.70               

Senior Citizen or Person w/Disability Lifetime*
Male                                   $36.70
Female                               $36.70

* Issued only by the county Treasurer's Office and dog must be tattooed or micro chipped. Residents must be 65 to purchase a Senior Citizen License or a Senior Citizen Lifetime License. All licenses are available at the Treasurer's Office or by mail.

*Agents throughout the county only sell Regular, Senior Citizen and Person w/Disability licenses. An additional .50 cents will be added to all licenses purchased through an agent.