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The dog license tag provides identification if your dog were to be lost or stolen and also protects the public health by preventing the spread of rabies from dogs to humans. Dog license tags saves lives of lost dogs ending up in the animal shelter by quickly identifying the dog and its owner, increasing the odds that they are reunited. It's also the law.
For more information, please call the Dog Licensing Bureau at 716-851-5439.
The procedure for reporting an unlicensed dog or dog complaint is to call the Mayor's Hotline, 311. Dangerous dogs or dog activities should be reported to the police.
Is There Any Fee Exemptions For Licensing My Dog?
- Service Dog Fee Exemptions are ONLY for the following:
Any other dog considered a service dog will have to pay the associated fee for a dog license.