Animal Services Fees & Charges

FEE DESCRIPTION

AMOUNT

Adoptions:

 

Dog

120

Senior Dog (6+ years old)

60

Cat/Kitten

         42

Other Small Animals – Rabbits, Birds, Etc.

15

Exotic Animals

         39 

Small Livestock - Sheep, Goats, Pigs and Other  

         40

Large Livestock – Horses, Cows, Mules, and Other
(Highest Bid Over Minimum Threshold Amount Set by Chief)

Highest Bid
(Minimum $163)

Dog Licenses:

 

       Click here for basic license fees  

 

Duplicate/Transferable Dog License

5

Delinquent License Penalty(Added to License Cost)

20

Add'l Penalties for Dog At-Large Without Valid License:

 

Expired License

20

Never Licensed

100

Potentially Dangerous Dogs  Vicious Dogs:

 

PDD/VD License/Investigation – 1st Year

700

PDD/VD License Renewal (Annual)

196

PDD/VD Replacement License

20

PDD/VD Collar (enables PDD/VD identification, per Ordinance)

25

Kennels:

 

Non-Commercial Kennel Permit (License)

304

Commercial Kennel Permit (License)

355

Grooming Facility License 

        197 

Kennel Reinspection(s) Required Within Permit Year Due To Violations (Fee applicable to each reinspection)

205

County Established Impound Fees:
(Note: An additional surcharge of 50% is charged for animals impounded in the City of South Lake Tahoe limits)

 

Small Animal Impound – 1st (same household, per animal)

75

Small Animal Impound – 2nd (same household, per animal)

200

Small Animal Impound – 3rd or More (same household, per animal)

350

Boarding Fee for Dog/Per Day    

27

Boarding Fee for Cat/Per Day

9

Boarding Fee for Small Animal (Rabbit, bird, etc)/Per Day

9

Small Animal Field Release

50

Owner Surrender of Animal (no fee for strays)

60

Large Animal Impound  - 1st (same household, per animal)

204

Large Animal Impound – 2nd  (same household, per animal)

300

Large Animal Impound – 3rd or More (same household, per animal)

450

Boarding Fee for Large Animal (Horse, Cow, etc.)/Per Day
(Plus transportation time and materials)

37

Large Animal Field Release (plus add'l officer(s) at rate x time)

150

State Established Impound Penalties:

 

1st Impound of Unaltered Animal

35

2nd Impound of Unaltered Animal

50

3rd or subsequent Impound of Unaltered Animal

100

Miscellaneous:

 

Microchip (owner request)

25

Quarantine Initiation/Administration Fee
(plus daily boarding fee)

75

Euthanasia (Owner Release – Animal Unadoptable)

60

Euthanasia (Owner Present) 

        143

Animal Disposal - Dog 

         30 
Animal Disposal - Cat          30

Small Animal Fluorescent Rabies Antibody -
(Euthanasia & Disposal)

148

Large Animal Fluorescent Rabies Antibody  

        300

Animal Products (e.g., Cat Carriers)

At Cost

Kennel Attendant Hourly Rate (as adjusted annually)

84

Public Services Assistant/Sr. Assistant Hourly Rate (as adjusted annually)

         89 

Animal Control Officer Hourly Rate (as adjusted annually)

107

Public Records Request

Hourly rate x actual time