NOTICE TO ALL BURNETT COUNTY DOG OWNERS
Pursuant to 174.052 Wisconsin Statutes, notice is hereby given to all owners of dogs in Burnett County that rabies vaccinations and dog licenses are required.
Vaccination by a veterinanian against rabies is required (95.21 (2) Wis. Statutes) within 30 days after the dog reaches 4 months of age and revaccinated within one year after the initial vaccination. Older vaccinated dogs must be revaccinated against rabies by a veterinarian before the immunization expires as stated on the certificate of vaccination or, if no date is specified, within 3 years after the previous vaccination.
All dogs 5 months of age or older require a license. The minimum license fee for neutered males or spayed females is $3 upon presentation of evidence attesting to the same, and $8 for the un-neutered male or unsprayed female. Kennel licenses are $35 for the first 12 dogs and $3 for each additional dog. If residing in the Village of Grantsburg, please contact the village office for fee schedule. Penalties: A late fee of $5 shall be assessed the owner of each dog 5 months of age or over who fails to obtain a dog license by April 1.
An owner who fails to have a dog vaccinated against rabies as required by statute may be required to forfeit not less than $50 nor more than $100. An owner who fails or refuses to license a dog may be required to forfeit not more than $500 according to Burnett County Ordinance 90-2.
2020 dog licenses are to be obtained from your town or village treasurer.
Burnett County Board of Supervisors
(Feb. 12, Mar. 4)