beagle webButler County Dog Licensing

 A dog license is required for all dogs 3 months of age and older and must be purchased by January 1 each year.

More information on dog licensing in Butler County

 Purchase online from Butler County, Refer to this page for current applications and license fees.

  • Animal Ordinance  – All pet dogs and cats must remain under the control of their owners.  
  • Exotic Animals   – Exotic wild pets require State Game Commission permits.     
  • Farm Animals – Cranberry does not have regulations concerning horses or other farm livestock.

Animal pests – Contact an animal removal service for invasive pests, such as raccoons. The Pennsylvania Game Commission does not respond to these calls.

  • Critter Control 724-775-5444
  • Giger Pest Control 724-898-2244
  • Crespo Wildlife Solutions   Ph: 814-421-9396. Handles all species of wildlife, including but not limited to Canada geese, bats, skunks, groundhogs, squirrels, flying squirrels, raccoons, feral (wild) cats, starlings, pigeons, sparrows, barn swallows, opossums, porcupines. Service areas include: Cranberry, Beaver, Ellwood City, New Castle, Johnstown, Altoona, Greensburg, Latrobe, Ligonier, Somerset, Murrysville, Irwin, and surrounding areas. Or others you may find listed. 

Bats - Review this important safety information concerning bats from the Center for Disease Control & Prevention.  Learning about bats and rabies 

Dead Animals 

  • Dead deer or dead bear, found on Cranberry Township roadwayscontact the Pennsylvania Game Commission   Call: 814-432-3187.  
  • Dead deer or bear found on Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) roadways within the Township, call the PennDOT Hotline 724-284-8800.    
  • Dogs found on State or Township roadways within Cranberry Township, call the Police Department, 724-776-5180.
  • Other Domestic and Non-Domestic Animal On State or Township roadways within Cranberry Township, call Customer Service,  724-776-4806, to submit a service request for removal.