Registration (and vaccination) is required by County ordinance for dogs over 4 months of age. Contact your local veterinary clinic for an appointment. Fees are set by the McHenry County Board. Special discounts apply for adults (aged 62+), breeders and pet owners who microchip and spay/neuter their pets (see fee chart).
Dogs tags can be purchased at your local veterinary clinic or at our Crystal Lake offices (100 N. Virginia Street) and also at our Woodstock offices (2200 N. Seminary Avenue, Building A). A valid driver's license or photo ID with a current address and phone is required. Rabies vaccinations are required by ordinance for all dogs. A signed rabies vaccination certificate must be presented. Cash, check and credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express) are accepted.
If dog tags are lost, replacements can be purchased at our Crystal Lake offices (100 N. Virginia Street) and also at our Woodstock offices (2200 N. Seminary Avenue, Building A).