Pet Licenses & Permits

Macomb County Animal Control provides licenses for all St. Clair Shores residents. Macomb County Dog Licenses are required for dogs ages 4 months and older. All dogs are required by Michigan State Law to be licensed and vaccinated for rabies. Failure to maintain proper licensing may result in additional fines and fees.

Click here to apply online for your dog license:  https://animalcontrol.macombgov.org/AnimalControl-Licensing 

Licensing

You will need a copy of your dog's current rabies certificate (original or copy) and proof of spay/neuter (if not shown on the rabies certificate). Payment (see fee schedule) can be processed electronically with a debit or credit card. We will return all paperwork with your dog license by mail or email. Please note that license renewals done by mail will result in additional processing time up to 6-8 weeks. Late fees are assessed based on the postmark date.

By Mail or In Person 
You may register your dog license by mail or in person.  Please send in your dog's current rabies certificate (original or copy), proof of spay/neuter, and payment (see fee statement). We will return all paperwork with your dog license by mail. Please note that license renewals done by mail will result in additional processing time up to 6-8 weeks. Late fees are assessed based on the postmark date. Mail required paperwork and payments made payable to:

Macomb County Animal Control 
21417 Dunham Rd.
Clinton Twp. MI 48036 

 Fees Schedule

1 Year Tag 
        Spayed or Neutered  $10.00 
        Unaltered  $30.00

2 Year Tag 
         Spayed or Neutered  $18.00 
          Unaltered  $55.00

3 Year Tag 
         Spayed or Neutered  $25.00 
         Unaltered  $75.00

**Additional Late Fee of $20 will apply to those renewing after their current license expiration date.**

For more information, please, contact Macomb County Animal Control at 586-469-5115 Monday through Friday
10:00 am to 6:00 pm.