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Animal Control Fee Schedule

 

Administration

 

Billing Fee - $5.00 minimum (Does not apply to licensing or permits)

15% of Balance

Incidental Fee for non-specified Animal Control Services

25-100.00

Adoption

 

Cat Adoption Fee

65.00

Dog Adoption

110.00

Large Livestock Adoption Fee (Horses, Donkeys, Llamas, etc)

210.00

Small Livestock Adoption Fee (Pigs, Goats, Sheep etc.).

50.00

Small Animal Adoption Fee other than dog or cat.

10.00

Daily Care and Board

 

Large Livestock Board Per Day (Horses, Donkeys, Llamas, etc.)

8.00

Small Livestock Board per day (Pigs, Goats, Sheep etc.)

10.00

Small Animal Board per day (Dog & Cat)

10.00

Small animal or reptile Board per day (other than dog or cat)

5.00

Animal Care/Board per day Other Facility (Ranch, Vet, Kennel etc.)

Dept. Cost

Biting Animals

 

Home Quarantine Fee

50.00

Non Vaccinated Bite PENALTY Fee

150.00

Shelter Isolation Board Per Day

20.00

Impound Fees/Penalties

 

1st Impound Civil PENALTY fee of unaltered Dogs & Cats.

35.00

2nd Impound Civil PENALTY fee of unaltered Dogs & Cats.

50.00

3rd Impound Civil PENALTY fee of unaltered Dogs & Cats.

100.00

Large Animal Impound (per animal)

50.00

Livestock Hauling with County Trailer

60.00 + WHR

Live Stock Hauling (Professional Service)

Dept. Cost

Small Animal 1st Impound

50.00

Small Animal 2nd Impound or any additional impound within 12 month period.

100.00

Small Animal Impound Discount (Only applies if animal is Spayed or Neutered) Applies to first impound of a dog or cat only.  Owner must provide proof of eligibility at time of redemption.

25.00

Owner Surrendered Animals

 

Release of Impounded Large Livestock to Shelter (Horses, Donkeys, etc.)

150.00

Release of Impounded Small Livestock to Shelter (Pigs, Goats, etc.)

75.00

Release of owned small animals to Shelter such as rabbits, birds, reptiles etc. (per animal)

25.00

Release Owned Dog or Cat to Shelter (per animal)

75.00

Release Owned Litter to Shelter – 2 months old or less per litter

100.00

Pick up of owner release animal or litter in the field (includes release fee and 1 hour @ Officer WHR)

128.00

Animal Euthanasia and Disposal

 

Livestock Euthanasia – (for livestock such as Horses, Donkeys, Llamas, etc. Does not include disposal fee)

150.00

Live Stock Disposal Fee

300.00

Small Animal Euthanasia

75.00

Pick up Owned Dead Animal on Private Property (Dog or Cat only includes disposal fee and 1 hour @ Officer WHR)

68.00

Small Animal Disposal Fee at the Animal Shelter (deceased animals other than livestock)

15.00

Unfounded After Hours Emergency Call Out  (2 hr minimum)

WHR

Veterinarian/Medical Services

 

DHLPP / FVRCP/ Bortadella Vaccination  for dogs & cats (Sheltered Animals Only)

10.00

Microchip

15.00

Rabies Vaccination At Shelter (Impounded Animals)

10.00

Veterinarian Services  - other than County Veterinarian (includes vaccinations, medical services, evaluations,  etc)

Dept. Cost

Special Event/clinic Package ( Includes, microchip, rabies shot, DHP or FVRCP vaccination)

25.00

Shelter Veterinarian Service Fee (1/2 hr. Minimum WHR) + Materials and Supplies.

WHR +Dept Cost

Spay Fee, for Female Dog (Other than Adoption)

150.00

Neuter Fee, Male Dogs (Other than Adoption)

75.00

Spay Fee Female Cats (Other than Adoption)

45.00

Neuter Fee for Male Cats (Other than Adoption)

25.00

Annual License/Permits

 

One Year Unaltered License

40.00

One Year Spay / Neuter License

6.00

Two Year Spay / Neuter License

12.00

Three Year Spay / Neuter License

16.00

Senior Discount - One Year Unaltered License

20.00

Senior Discount - One Year Spay / Neuter License

3.00

Senior Discount - Two Year Spay / Neuter License

6.00

Senior Discount - Three Year Spay / Neuter License

8.00

Delinquent Dog License PENALTY Fee

20.00

Senior License - Delinquent PENALTY Fee

10.00

Replacement Dog Tag Fee

3.00

Veterinary License sale compensation (per license issued)

1.00

Kennel Permit (Initial application, inspection & Permit)

250.00

Kennel Permit – Annual Fee

150.00

Dangerous Permit  ( Initial application, Inspection & Permit)

300.00

Dangerous Permit - Annual Fee (Any Animal or Dog) + License if required.

200.00

Vicious Permit (Initial application, Inspection & Permit)

400.00

Vicious Permit - Annual Fee  (Any Animal or Dog) + License if required

300.00

Delinquent Permit PENALTY

2 x permit fee


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