Dog Licenses   

The Pennsylvania Bureau of Dog Law Enforcement is responsible for ensuring the welfare of breeding dogs and puppies in commercial breeding kennels. The office also regulates activities pertaining to dogs that are classified as dangerous, and oversees annual licensure and rabies vaccinations for dogs.

 Pictured from left to right:

Jason Bell - 570-350-0804
Monroe/Carbon County Dog Warden

Theresa Johnson - 570-517-3180
Monroe County Treasurer

Ellen Howarth - 570-350-2563
Bureau of Dog Law Enforcement Region III Supervisor


Pennsylvania state law mandates that all dogs 3 months or older must be licensed. Dog Licenses must be purchased by January 1st of each year regardless of when the license was purchased the previous year.

Dog Licenses can be purchased on line at PA Dog License.

To purchase a dog license in person or by mail, click on the type of dog license listed below and follow the instructions.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​