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Basics Pet Information and Critter Control The State of Michigan requires all dogs must be licensed by four months of age. Verification of updated rabies vaccine and sterilization, if applicable, must be presented. Dog and cat licenses may be purchased at the Oakland County Animal Shelter and Pet Adoption Center, 1200 N. Telegraph, Bldg. 42E, Pontiac, (248) 858-1090 www.oakgov.com The City of Rochester requires cats and dogs to be licensed by March 1st. There’s an additional late fee unless you are a new resident. A park permit is required for dogs to enter city parks. For purchases and information visit www.rochestermi.org or call the Clerks office at (248) 651-9061.

Oakland County Parks are Dog Friendly! Lyon Oaks, Orion Oaks and Red Oaks County Parks offer acres of OFF LEASH dog heaven, including trails, picnic shelter, drinking water, field area and beaches for dog swimming only. They even have modern restrooms for people use only. Sections of each park are open on a rotating basis. For more information and to view maps of the parks online log on to www.destinationoakland.com.

Rochester Hills requires that dogs of new residents be licensed within 30 days. Licenses are valid January 1 – December 31. Licenses not renewed by June 1 have a fee increase unless a new resident. Contact the City Treasurer at (248) 656-4675. Oakland Township requires that dogs of new residents be licensed within 30 days. If renewing, it must be purchased by June 1st of the following year. Contact the Treasurers office at 651-4440. Note: dogs must be on a six foot leash in parks at all times.

Critter Catchers (248) 432-2712 www.crittercatchersinc.com Licensed company has a trapping program, bat and mice control, can install chimney caps and TAP pest control insulation

Critter Control – Rochester Hills (586) 323-1010 rochesterhills.crittercontrol.com Provides animal and damage control, prevention services and animal removal.

Michigan Humane Society Rochester Hills Center for Animal Care 3600 W. Auburn Rd., Rochester Hills 48309, (248) 852-7420 www.michiganhumane.org Performs adoption, cruelty investigations and emergency rescue and provides wildlife information.

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