HOW TO LICENSE YOUR PETS
What You Need For Your Pet License Tag
If you don't have a license for your pet, you could receive a citation and fine beginning at $100.
- Pet licensing helps your pet find its way home: The county license serves as a secondary form of identification should your pet become lost or injured. There may be other pets that look like yours, but only one has that particular license number.
- Licensing your pet keeps it safe from disease: The county license is proof that your pet has received its vaccination against rabies. This keeps your pet, you and others safe from this disease.
You can purchase pet licenses from the Animal Center, 5701 SE 66th St. in Ocala. Certain local veterinarians also sell licenses. Another option is to mail a copy of the proof of your pet’s rabies vaccine and a self-addressed stamped envelope and your license will be mailed to you.
Animal Services will keep track of your pet license tag and send you a reminder about upcoming renewal dates for both the license and the rabies vaccine.
THE ANIMAL CENTER ALSO OFFERS RABIES VACCINES FROM 2 TO 3 P.M. EACH WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.