WYTHEVILLE, Va. – Wythe County Officials would like to remind citizens that dog tags are on sale and due to be purchased by January 31, 2019.
Code Enforcement Officer A.B. Dunford encouraged residents to make sure rabies vaccinations are up to date. Please be aware that rabies inoculations are required prior to purchasing a dog license.
“Please get out now and get your dog tags and rabies shots for your animals,” Dunford said.
Dunford said officers will be doing compliance checks throughout the county to assure that all dog owners are compliant.
The price of the dog tags are as follows: 1 year $5, 2 years $10, and 3 years $15.
If your dog has been neutered or spayed the costs are as follows: 1 year $4, 2 years $8 and 3 years $10. Dog tags can be purchased at the Treasurer’s Office inside the Wythe County Courthouse.
According to Dunford, rabies cases have been confirmed in Wythe County, so dog owners need to make sure that all rabies vaccinations are current.
Dunford said that keeping your animals vaccinated is the best form of protection from this deadly disease for both residents and their pets.
Wythe County dog tags went on sale October 1, 2018.
If you would like more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview with Wythe County officials, please call Blake Stowers at 276-223-4522 or email Blake at [email protected]