How Altoona city residents can obtain a dog license

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ALTOONA, Pa. (WTAJ)–In Pennsylvania, dogs that are three months or older must be licensed, and for Altoona residents, the city does its own licensing.

According to Blair County’s website, a yearly license costs only $6.50 if the dog is neutered or sprayed and if not then the license will cost $8.50.

If you live in the city and not a township or a borough, the dog license must be obtained from the Codes Office in City Hall.  The Treasurer’s Office will not issue a license to residents that live in the city.

In order to obtain an annual license, residents can do the following:

  • Come into the office and fill out an application.
  • Print, complete, and sign the Annual Dog Application and mail it in along with payment.
  • Order online at Then they will mail out your tag as soon as possible. There is an additional fee of $2.00 to use this service.

For more information, visit their website.

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