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All dogs and cats four months of age or older and kept in Baltimore County for longer than 30 days per year must be licensed annually. The license period is July 1 through June 30 each year. You must renew your license each year by July 31 to avoid penalty fees.

Find detailed information including fees, documents, and how to apply for an animal

license for your pet at


Please read the instructions carefully. The licensing procedures are not what you might expect.

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