DOG LICENSE INFORMATION 


 

                       

     
PENNSYLVANIA DOG LICENSES FOR ELK COUNTY ARE AVAILABLE
AT OUR OUTSIDE AGENTS UNTIL JUNE 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  "PURCHASE YOUR DOGS LICENSE ON LINE USING PAYPAL"  

     PAY USING PAYPAL                                                

 

If you choose, you may still visit the Treasurer's office at the Courthouse Annex, or mail the application and  appropriate fee to the above address.

"Your satisfaction is our top priority." If you have a problem with a transaction, please let us know. We will work with  you to resolve the issue.  Just call us at 814-776-5322. We will make every effort to respond to all customer service inquires with-in two business days.

 

BEFORE YOU BUY
GIVE ADOPTION A TRY!

VISIT THE ELK COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY @
www.elkcountyhumanesociety.org

 

MICROCHIP ID  

 

COST OF LICENSE IF PURCHASED AT THE
COUNTY TREASURER'S OFFICE


LIFETIME LICENSING PROCEDURES

(Treasurer's Office Only)

  1. The Dog owner applies at the County Treasurer's Office.
  2. The applicant completes a lifetime dog license application, pays the appropriate fee, and the County Treasurer assigns a tattoo number and completes the tattoo certificate. 
  3. The dog owner takes the tattoo certificate to a Tattooist or Veterinarian. The dog owner may have the letters "PA" tattooed on the dog immediately preceding the tattoo number. The tattoo number is placed on the inside of the dogs right hind leg.
  4. The lifetime license and the accompanying tag is held by the treasurer for 30 days.
  5. If the applicant does not return the completed tattoo certificate within 30 days, the license fee will be refunded. The $1.00 issuance fee will be retained by the County Treasurer for services rendered.
  6. To handle the above transaction by mail call the County Treasurer's office at 814-776-5321.
                                                                                

         The cost of a lifetime license for a senior citizen or disabled person, male or female dog is $31.50, spayed or neutered, $21.50.  For a non-senior citizen the cost of a lifetime license, male or female $51.50, spayed or neutered $31.50.

MICROCHIP

  1. The dog owner obtains a Lifetime Application and Permanent ID Verification Form from Treasurer or Person implanting the microchip.

  2. Dog owner completes Lifetime Application.

  3. The Permanent Identification Form must be completed by owner and person inserting microchip.

  4. Mircochips can only be inserted into dogs by a licensed veterinarian or the owner of the dog.
    Licensed Kennel owners can insert microchips in dogs they own, dogs that are surrendered or strays,
    not dogs owned by the public. 

  5. Completed forms and fee must be delivered to the County Treasurer.

  6. Treasurer completes Lifetime License Certificate and issues Lifetime License Certificate and Lifetime Tag to dog owner.

DOG PREVIOUSLY MICROCHIPPED

  1. Dog owner obtains and completes Lifetime License Application and Permanent ID Verification Form.

  2. Owner has dog scanned to obtain microchip number.

  3. Licensed Veterinarian or Licensed Kennel Owner and dog owner complete Permanent ID Verification Form.

  4. Dog owner delivers in person or by mail the completed forms and fees to the Treasurer.

  5. Treasurer completes Lifetime License Certificate and issues Lifetime License Certificate and Lifetime Tag to dog owner.

*RETURN BY DATE IS 30 DAYS AFTER THE FORM IS ISSUED BY THE TREASURER - 30 DAYS IS A CHANGE IN THE NEW REGULATIONS.  THE DOG OWNER DOES NOT RECEIVE A LIFETIME LICENSE CERTIFICATE UNTIL COMPLETED PERMANENT ID FORM IS RETURNED.

LOST OR FOUND 

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture has stamped the name and office telephone number of  the county treasurer on the back of the dog license tag. If a pet is found that has a license you may call the Elk County Treasurer's Office at (814) 776-5321, from 8:30am to 4:00pm after 4:00pm and on weekends call County Control at (814) 772-0000.  The Treasurer's office has dog owner information dating back to 1960.