Dog Control

Dog License Requirements:

Any dog that is kept on your property or is in your possession for more than 30 days and is at least 5 months of age is required to be licensed by Monroe County. This license must be renewed annually.  License must be obtained and/or renewed by March 31 of the license year. An additional $15 late fee will be assessed for each license purchased after March 31, of the current license year.

License fees for 2019 are:

  • $27 for male or female unaltered dogs ($42.00 After March 31)
  • $12 for spayed or neutered dogs ($27.00 After March 31)

To obtain a license you must provide proof at the time of licensing that the dog has a current rabies vaccination from a certified veterinarian. Your veterinarian must also provide proof of spaying or neutering.

You may obtain a dog license from:

Monroe County Dog Control (Rolling Hills)
14345 Cty. Hwy B, Suite 5, Sparta, WI 54656
Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday
Dog License Application-2019
Monroe County Animal Shelter
3100 E. Wisconsin St. (10714 Hwy 16) Sparta, WI 54656 • (608) 269-8775
Monday: 2 pm – 6 pm
Tuesday: 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Wednesday: 2 pm – 6 pm
Thursday: 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Friday: 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Saturday: 10 am – 2 pm
Sunday: Closed
(Appointments Taken As Needed)
Sparta Vet Clinic (608) 269-8234
Your Local Municipal Treasurer (limited dates:  Contact your local treasurer for more information)  

Purchase Dog Licenses Online.  Click the picture below:

Animal Shelter:

To see a current list of dogs for adoption or visit the shelter site. Click the picture below: