I gave my dog to a friend. Does she have to buy a new license?

No. Whenever the ownership or possession of any dog is permanently transferred from one person to another within the same county, the license of the dog can likewise be transferred. Please contact the Treasurer’s office at (231) 933-4735 so we can update our records.

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1. Who has to get a license?
2. Why should I license my dog?
3. My dog has a rabies tag. Do I need to buy a license?
4. My dog is a puppy. Do I still need a license?
5. I recently moved to Grand Traverse County and my dog is licensed in our previous county. Do I still need to buy a license?
6. My dog lost their license, what do I need to do?
7. I purchased my dog's license at my Veterinarian, but I still received a renewal notice in the mail?
8. When do I need to renew my dogs license?
9. I have two dogs, but I only got a renewal notice for one of them?
10. My dog died; how do I let the county know?
11. My dog died and now have a new dog. Can I use the same license?
12. I gave my dog to a friend. Does she have to buy a new license?
13. My dog is a service dog; do I need to buy him a license?
14. My dog cannot get a rabies shot due to a medical condition. How do I get them a dog license?
15. Does my dog have to wear his tag?
16. What will happen if I do not license my dog?
17. I forgot to license my dog, is there a late fee?
18. How much does a dog license cost?
19. Where can I purchase a dog license?