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License requirements

West Virginia law requires a license fee on all dogs 6 months of age or older and dogs are required to wear a license tag.  You may purchase your Wood County dog license at our shelter or at the Wood County Court House - Judge Black Annex..


Licenses must be renewed annually and are available from July 1st to September 30th at the shelter for purchase.


Dog license fees:
City of Parkersburg and outside city limits $3.00
Vienna & Williamstown $6.00


License Number Search

If you find a stray dog wearing a license tag, you can call the Wood County Assessors Office and request a license search. 

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