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I live in the country do I have still have to license my dog?
Yes, Dog licensing and rabies vaccinations are required by the California Health and Safety Code as well as County Ordinance. Dog licenses are required regardless of where you live.

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1. I live in the country do I have still have to license my dog?
2. How many dogs or cats can I have?
3. Why do I have to pay to leave my animal at the shelter?
4. My Neighbor's dog barks constantly. What should I do?
5. Can I call in a complaint and remain anonymous?
6. My dog bit someone. What should I do?
7. Why do I have to pay a license penalty when I never received a reminder?
8. How long is my pets rabies shot good for?
9. I've moved here from another State. Will I have to give my pet a new rabies shot?
10. Why won't Animal Control Staff give me advice on animal health or vaccinations?
11. My animal was picked up running loose. Why do I have to pay to get them out of the shelter?
12. Why can't I tie up my dog?

Merced County 2222 M Street Merced, CA 9543 Ph. (209) 385-7434 Toll Free (800) 226-6452