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Dog Licensing Contact Jodi Ryan
Receptionist/Administrative Assistant
Phone: (616) 361-7391

The Kent County Animal Shelter has initiated a new program for their dog licensing procedures.  The renewal date for dog licenses is now based on the anniversary date of the rabies vaccination. 

Dog licenses can be purchased at the Kent County Animal Shelter or online at their website, Their phone number is 616-632-7300. Many veterinarians also provide this licensing service. Ask your veterinarian at the time of your pet's rabies vaccination to see if they are participating. 

The Township issues dog licenses for Grand Rapids Township residents only.

Before stopping in the Township office, contact Amanda Cummings for times she will be available for this service.

Bring the following information to purchase a dog license: 
- Current rabies vaccination certificate
- Proof of spayed/neutered status
- Driver's License or State ID
- Payment via check or cash