Dog License Services
You can purchase 2023 Annual Dog Licenses beginning December 1, 2022.  
Purchase online, by mail or in-person at the Adams County Treasurer's Office. 
Click here for online d​og licensing

Sales begin at Satelite/Agent locations on January 1, 2023
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Please be advised that Pennsylvania State Law mandates that all dogs 3 months of age or older must be licensed. Dog Licenses must be purchased by JANUARY 1ST OF EACH YEAR REGARDLESS of when the license was purchased the previous year.  State Dog Wardens may issue fines up to $300.00 per dog for violation of this law plus court cost.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
 
 
How to Apply for an Annual Dog License:  
 
Annual licenses are valid from January 1 - December 31  
1) Complete and print the Annual Dog License Application​​   
2) Mail application and check/money order to the address below:   
 
Adams County Treasurer  
117 Baltimore St., Room 101 
Gettysburg, PA 17325 
 
Checks can be made out to the Adams County Treasurer 
 
How to Apply for a Lifetime Dog License:   
 
Dogs must be micro chipped to be eligible for a lifetime dog license. Lifetime Licenses can be purchased by mail or in person at the Treasurer's office.  
 
1) Complete and print the Lifetime Dog License Application 
2) Print the Permanent Identification Verification Form  (Microchip Form) 
 
A veterinarian or representative from a PA Licensed kennel must complete the Permanent Identification Verification Form.  Please make sure to obtain the signature of the person implanting the microchip or scanning the microchip. Veterinarian Practice numbers or PA Kennel License number are required to be put on the form. Also, veterinarians must supply the address and phone number of their actual practice.
3) Mail application, check/money order and microchip form to the address below:

 Adams County Treasurer
117 Baltimore St., Room 101
Gettysburg, PA. 17325

Checks can be made out to the Adams County Treasurer​ 
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