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  • 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, 2022

    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:


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

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