• All Dogs at least five months of age must be licensed

  • The standard licensing period runs January 1 to March 31

  • An additional late fee of $15 per dog will be charged for those received after March 31st, 2021

    Licenses purchased are non-refundable

  • To license or renew, the dog MUST be vaccinated against rabies and the vaccination must not be expired 

Monroe County now keeps a database of all dogs licensed each year.  If you had licensed dogs, you may be contacted by them to see if you still have the dogs.  If you are a property owner with rental properties, please notify your renters of the licensing requirements.  

To obtain a license for your dog:

Please send the following:

  • Completed Application

  • Proof of current rabies vaccination

  • Dog License Fee

        Unaltered male/female  -  $27.00

        Neutered male/spayed female  -  $12.00

If obtaining a license Prior to March 1st, please make check payable to Town of Portland and send to:


Lori Olson

P.O. Box 262

Cashton, WI 54619

After March 1st and by March 31st, please make check payable to the Monroe County Dog Control and send application and proof of vaccination to:

Monroe County Dog Control Office

14345 Co Hwy B, Suite 5

Sparta, WI   54656