2018 dog licenses available for purchase

Dog licenses are now available for 2018, the Centre County treasurer’s office said.

All types of annual dog licenses, including senior citizen licenses, can be purchased at several locations around the county, treasurer Rich Fornicola said Tuesday in a news release. Lifetime licenses are also available at the treasurer’s office.

Prices for productive males or females is $8.50, the release said, and $6.50 for unproductive males and females. Senior citizen licenses are $6.50 and $4.50 respectively. State law requires all dogs three months old or older to be licensed by Jan. 1 or owners could face a penalty.

Licenses can be purchased at the following locations — the Centre County treasurer’s office and Lyons Kennels, both in Bellefonte; Mount Nittany Veterinary Hospital in Lemont; Valley Home Supply in Milesburg; Hosterman & Stover Hardware in Millheim; Kephart’s Hardware in Philipsburg; Adrian’s Dog House in Pleasant Gap; the Port Matilda borough building in Port Matilda; Mountaintop True Value Hardware in Snow Shoe; E&L Supplies in Spring Mills; the Patton Township building, State College borough building and Wiscoy Pet Food Co. (starting Jan. 2), all in State College; and the Halfmoon Township office building in Stormstown.

For additional information, call the treasurer’s office at 355-6810.