The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

Snyder County

February 26, 2014

Dog Wardens to Conduct License, Rabies Compliance Checks in Snyder County

— SHAMOKIN DAM — Dog wardens will canvass homes in Shamokin Dam, Snyder County, the week of March 3 to ensure all dog owners have current licenses and rabies vaccinations for their dogs.

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 Snyder County Treasurer by calling (570) 837-4221 or at


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