Dog owners in Marion County, Ore., can get their dogs registered penalty free at Airport Self-Storage in Salem tomorrow. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m, Marion County Dog Control is offering amnesty for late fees and licensing violations. Licensing, microchipping and vaccinations also will be available, courtesy of the Santiam Equine Cordon Road Veterinary Clinic. License discounts are available for spayed/neutered dogs. Only checks or exact change will be accepted, and dogs must be on leashes or in carriers.
Dog owners in Marion County are required by state law to buy a license when a dog turns 6 months old. Licenses also are required within 30 days of acquiring a dog or moving into the county. License fees support the dog-control program, responsible for rescuing stray and injured dogs, handling dog complaints and more.
Source: Salem Statesman Journal, License your dog and avoid the penalty