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Why should I have my pet wear an ID tag?

- Nationwide, pets that become lost and are not wearing tags are recovered only ten percent of the time.

- Free-roaming pets without tags are avoided or ignored by the general public for much longer than those wearing identification tags.

- Pets wearing identification are more likely to receive emergency medical attention than unidentified pets.

Why should I have my dog licensed?

All dogs residing in La Plata County are required by law to be licensed.
Click here for city & county laws.

If your dog is impounded then the license will reduce the impound fees.

It will help reunite you and your dog if your dog goes missing.

You can purchase ID tags(small $8 & large $9/fancy small $9 & fancy large $10) and register your dog at the La Plata County Humane Society.

You must present proof of rabies vaccination in order to license your dog or we can contact your veterinarian for that information.

Altered License(Fixed) $10

Unaltered License(Not fixed) $25

Unaltered License & Permit(City limits of Durango Only) $55


 

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