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05-05-2014 04:42 AM
volcano No liscence required here. But we have dog parks that charge a fee, so Instead I have her off leash where im not allowed.
05-05-2014 04:20 AM
AngelaA6 It's $25 here in Pierce County and you pay yearly. I have Gunther licensed.
05-04-2014 10:42 PM
nezzz Where I live, its a $5000 bond which is forfeited if your dog bites someone, a minimum $100,000 mandatory home insurance plan and $200 a year for unspayed/unneutered pets OR $50 for spayed/neutered pets. This is for "dangerous dogs" like GSDs, rottweilers, dobermans, etc... The fee for "friendly" dogs like labradors, golden retrievers and small dogs is only the $50 or $200 depending if it had been spayed/neutered.

So all in, I'm paying $4000-$5000 a year to keep my dog, granted most of it is going to my home insurance which is more than the $100,000 minimum.
05-02-2014 09:23 PM
Originally Posted by SunCzarina View Post
$20 for unaltered, $10 for altered. PUps under 6 months don't have to be registered.

When I had to call a/c for the pitmix EATING MY FENCE, the guy got snarky with me 'let me ask you this are you dogs registered?' Then he fined the unregistered dog's people $25 and went away.
I would call your county commissioners (whoever that guy answers to) and complain.

When the pit mix next door was EATING MY TREE and I called, I got nothing. No response whatsoever. When the dog was charging my dogs while I was trying to get them in my car, I called the dog warden and I called the sheriff's department. The sheriff's department told me to shoot the dog if it was charging me -- they were telling me to shoot the dog and then to say it was going for me. I didn't. I put up with it. Finally the lady living over there went belly up and moved away with her dogs. So now I have the elephant hunter over there that drives big ruts into my lawn when he gets drunk and drives his pickup around and around his house and yard.
05-02-2014 08:52 PM
SunCzarina $20 for unaltered, $10 for altered. PUps under 6 months don't have to be registered.

When I had to call a/c for the pitmix EATING MY FENCE, the guy got snarky with me 'let me ask you this are you dogs registered?' Then he fined the unregistered dog's people $25 and went away.
05-02-2014 07:58 PM
nktigger99 Here in our city you do not get fined for no no motivation to get a license....a dog at large is 25$ a day fine....and can be charged 365 days if I call and report to animal control that my neighbors dog was loose everyday for the past year they could be fined for all those days going back a year.

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05-02-2014 05:21 PM
SuperG My answer would be anyone who owns a dog...with but a few exceptions.......they should be responsible...but I do live in a fantasy world....don't I?

05-02-2014 04:36 PM
Originally Posted by SuperG View Post
".....................the responsible owners pay for the others who don't bother and/or don’t want to spend money on their pets."

Your observation....which I completely agree with, is similar in most all sectors of life in America these days. Those that produce and "do" are taken advantage of by those who chose not to "do" or are deadbeats. The worst part of this malaise which has been festering in this country for the last few decades is: Those who are truly needy and deserve our benevolence, end up getting far less than what they should.

Sorry for the strong opinion but your post speaks exactly to my observation of the changing times.

Culpability is becoming more rare with each passing day.

Who do you consider "responsible?"
05-02-2014 04:31 PM
N Smith Whitehorse, Yukon (Canada): $60/year unaltered, $60 one time fee if altered(no microchip), Free for life if Altered and Microchipped.
05-02-2014 04:08 PM
Originally Posted by SARpup View Post
Here in our county it is ridiculous too!
I have a question though.......Don't you get fined if your dog is picked up anyway? So the license is only giving them a way to identify the animal and owner all this is IF the dog is wearing the collar and tags at the time of collection! A microchip is ALWAYS there and has the same information! So they will find out the owner and get in contact with you that way. You will still get fined for your dog being loose and however many days of impound! So I don't see how the license is better then a microchip!
your statement/question makes no sense. a license fee is just a tax. nothing else. a chip is for identification if it gets lost. a dog license is just a way for your town to collect money and even money in the form of a fine if you get caught not paying the bitch tax in the first place.

the license isn't for identification it's for money.
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