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Dog Licensing in Michigan


Michigan has strict licensing when it comes to dogs. If you have a dog who is of a certain age, you need to look at the requirements that come with owning that dog. 

In this article, let us look at some information about dog licensing in Michigan and what dog owners ought to know.

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Diving Into The Law

The Michigan dog licensing laws depend primarily on the age of the dog. If the dog is less than 6 months old, there is no requirement for it to be licensed. 

However, once your dog reaches 6 months of age, you need to make sure that your dog is up to date on all shots and vaccines and that he or she is registered with the County office where you and your dog live. 

Importance of Acquiring A Dog License

In the State of Michigan, having a dog license is a requirement. The following are the reasons why you need to acquire a dog license:

  • The dog license provides great identification. Imagine losing your dog for a moment. If you have a dog license that identifies the dog as yours, your best friend will be returned to you in no time. 
  • The dog license also helps you out in case of accidents. Having an accident while your dog has a dog license and a dog tag means that anyone who may be bitten by the dog knows that it is rabies-free. The victim will not have to face unnecessary painful treatment or any other treatment required for those who have been bitten by a dog.
  • Finally, the license tag also proves that you are the owner of the dog.  

Once you have acquired a dog license for your dog in Michigan, you should have a better understanding of what it means to be a dog owner. 

Are you ready for more information that would help you raise your dog properly? Read the coming articles on this series.

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