The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

The Valley

February 27, 2013

Dog Wardens to Canvass Northumberland County

During the week of March 11, dog wardens will canvass homes in Northumberland Borough and areas of Point Township in Northumberland County.

All dogs three months or older must be licensed by Jan. 1 of each year. The fee is $6.45 for each spayed or neutered dog and $8.45 for other dogs.  Older adults and persons with disabilities may purchase a license for $4.45 for spayed or neutered dogs and $6.45 for others.

Additionally, all dogs and non-feral cats three months of age and older must be vaccinated against rabies. Booster vaccinations must be administered periodically to maintain lifelong immunity.

Violators can be cited with a maximum fine of $300 per violation plus court costs.

Licenses may be purchased through the Northumberland County Treasurer by calling 988-4273 ext. 4608 or visiting


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