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Is Your Dog’s License Current? If Not You Could Be Fined!


Web Admin - Thursday, April 26, 2018

You may have known that for sometime (since 1933) the state of California has required that all dogs be licensed within the county they live. But are you aware that your dog needs to be microchipped, neutered (over 4 months of age*), and current with its vaccinations?

If your dog does not meet all the above requirements, then you should know the county of Riverside is handing out fines up to $412 per dog (see actual letter).

Therefore, Wally Drake will be asking all pet owners to provide proof of current licensing. This will ensure that all owners and tenants alike will avoid high fines and unnecessary trouble.

City of Riverside License - Fees for 1 year:

  • Altered Dogs $16
  • Unaltered Dogs $100

There are factors that can reduce your fees:

  • If you are over 60 years old
  • Your dog is a trained service dog

*Special circumstances can provide exemption