Notice To All Green Lake County Dog Owners

NOTICE
TO ALL GREEN LAKE COUNTY DOG OWNERS

Pursuant to Section 174.052 Wisconsin Statutes, notice is hereby given to all owners of dogs in Green Lake County that rabies vaccinations and dog license are required.
Vaccination of all dogs against rabies by a veterinarian is required under Section 95.21(2) within 30 days after the reaches four months of age, with re-vaccination within one year after the initial vaccination. Older vaccinated dogs must be re-vaccinated when the current certificate expires or within three years of the previous vaccination, whichever is earlier. Certificates of current vaccination must be presented when obtaining dog licenses.
The veterinarian who vaccinates a dog against rabies shall complete and issue to the owner a certificate of rabies vaccination and a rabies vaccination tag.
The owner shall attach the rabies vaccination tag to a collar and a collar with the tag attached shall be kept on the dog at all times. Section 95.21(2)(f) Wisconsin Statues. The owner of all dogs five months or older on January 1 of any year, or 5 months of age within the license year, shall annually, or on or before the date the dog becomes 5 months of age, obtain the required license. The owner shall securely attach the tag to a collar and a collar with the tag attached shall be kept on the dog for which the license is issued at all times. Section 174.07(e) Wisconsin Statues. The fee for neutered males or spayed females is $3.00 upon evidence attesting to the same. The fee is $8.00 for un-neutered males and un-spayed female dogs. Any person who keeps more than one dog may, instead of the license tax for each dog required by this chapter, apply for a multiple dog license Section 174.05(1) Wisconsin Statutes, for the keeping of the dogs. For regulations regarding the allowance of the number of dogs on a premises, the municipal code for the entity should be referenced. Multiple dog licenses are $35.00 for 12 or fewer dogs, with an additional $3.00 for each dog in excess of 12.

EXCEPTION: TOWN OF BROOKLYN The fee for neutered males or spayed females is $10.00 upon evidence attesting to the same. The fee is $15.00 for un-neutered males and un-spayed female dogs. Any person who keeps more than one dog may, instead of the license tax for each do required by this chapter, apply for a multiple dog license Section 174.53(1) Wisconsin Statues, for the keeping of the dogs. Multiple dog licenses are $75.00 for 12 or fewer dogs, with an additional $10.00 for each dog in excess of 12.

EXCEPTION: CITY OF MARKESAN & CITY OF PRINCETON The fee for neutered males or spayed females is $5.00 upon evidence attesting to the same. The fee is $10.00 for un-neutered males and un-spayed female dogs. Any person who keeps more than one dog may, instead of the license tax for each dog required by this chapter, apply for a multiple dog license Section 174.53(1) Wisconsin Statues, for the keeping of the dogs. Multiple dog licenses are $35.00 for 12 or fewer dogs, with an additional $3.00 for each dog in excess of 12.

EXCEPTION: TOWN OF ST MARIE The fee for neutered males or spayed females is $6.00 upon evidence attesting to the same. The fee is $12.00 for un-neutered males and un-spayed female dogs. Any person who keeps more than one dog may, instead of the license tax for each dog required by this chapter, apply for a multiple dog license Section 174.53(1) Wisconsin Statues, for the keeping of the dogs. Multiple dog licenses are $45.00 for 12 or fewer dogs, with an additional $5.00 for each dog in excess of 12.

PENALTIES: A late fee of $5.00 shall be assessed to the owner of each dog five months of age or older who fails to obtain a dog license by April 1 of each year, or within thirty days of acquiring ownership of a licensable dog or if the owner failed to obtain a license on or before the dog reached licensable age.

EXCEPTION: CITY OF MARKESAN Late Fee is $15. EXCEPTION: TOWN OF ST MARIE Late Fee is $8.00 EXCEPTION: TOWN OF MANCHESTER Late Fee is $20

An owner who fails to have a dog vaccinated against rabies as required by statute may be required to forfeit not less than $50.00 nor more than $100.00. This year's dog licenses may be obtained from your local treasurer at this time.

Elizabeth A. Otto
Green Lake County Clerk

Documents
2019dog.pdf

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