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Posted on: December 1, 2021

Dog License

Dog License

The 2022 Muskingum County Dog Licenses will be going on sale December 1st, 2021 through January 31st, 2022.

All dogs older than three months are required to be registered in Ohio, 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 only available for sale at the Muskingum County Auditor’s Office. Kennel licenses are only available if you are breeding and selling your dogs. An active Vendor’s License is required. 

Any renewal license purchased after January 31st, 2022 will have a penalty applied.

There are currently four methods to renew/purchase your Muskingum County Dog License:

1.    Purchase your 2022 Dog License online at  Online purchases require a purchasing fee of $2.00 per license, shipping and handling.

2.    Purchase your 2022 Dog License by completing the application on the back of this letter and returning it with 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 2022 Dog License in person at the Muskingum County Auditor’s Office.  In order to best protect both customers and office staff, facemasks are required for entry in the office regardless of vaccination status and capacity limits are in place.

4.    Purchase your 2022 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 Society    1430 Newark Road    Zanesville

                      Benzer Pharmacy    817 Main Street    Dresden

                      Duncan Falls Library    222 Main St    Duncan Falls

                      Gobel Hardware    23 N Main Street    Roseville

                      Hanby Farms    10790 Newark Road    Nashport

                      Maysville Do it Center    2535 Maysville Pk    Zanesville

                      The Mill in Dresden    16 E 7th St    Dresden

                      Muskingum County K9 Adoption Center    1500 Newark Rd    Zanesville

                      Muskingum County Library System    220 5th Street    Zanesville

                      Sunrise Do it Center    2129 East Pike    Zanesville

                      Orme West    51 E. Main Street    New Concord

                      Village of Frazeysburg Town Hall    7 West 2nd Street    Frazeysburg

If you have any questions regarding the 2022 Dog Licenses, please contact my office at (740) 455-7109, ext.100.  Thank you for your understanding as my office continues to navigate the Coronavirus Pandemic.

Thank you,

Debra J Nye

Muskingum County Auditor

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