Dog Licenses


Do I need a dog license?

Erie County Dog Licenses are needed for dogs three months and older and may be obtained from the Tax Collector or Erie County Courthouse.  Life time dog license have to be done at the Erie County Courthouse.  The Dog needs to have a chip.  The vet will give you a lifetime form that can be mailed to the Erie County Courthouse.  Erie County Courthouse, 140 W 6th St Room 109, Erie PA 16501.

Dog License fees:  Male $8.50 Neutered Male $6.50, Female $8.50 Spayed Female $6.50.  Person with disability or senior citizen fee:  Male $6.50 Neutered Male $4.50, Female $6.50 Spayed Female $4.50.  Please note:  If you are applying for a license that requires the dog owner to be a senior citizen, age 65 or older, or a person with disability, you must provide proof of age or disability to the City Treasurer’s office.


Purchase Dog License Online

You can purchase a dog license online by visiting the Erie County Website. The direct link to their dog license portion of the website is: