Deadline for dog licenses extended in Lucas Co.

Dog owners in Lucas County can now purchase tags for their furry little friends.

The Lucas County Auditor's Office began mailing dog licenses renewal forms to dog owners this week.

The new deadline for purchasing licenses is Feb. 26, 2009, which is an extension from the usual Jan. 31 cut-off.

Dog tags are available by mail or at the Auditor's office for a fee of $25.

Any licenses purchased after Feb. 26 will cost $50.