January 5, 1998
Winter pet licensing begins
King County will kick off its winter pet licensing and identification canvassing program Jan. 10 to 13 in Bothell. Locations include Albertson's, 22621 Bothell-Everett Hwy.; Safeway, 18221 Bothell Way N.E.; QFC at 14130 Juanita Dr. N.E. and 18921 Bothell Way N.E. The program will be in the Woodinville/Duvall area Jan. 24 to 27 at Cherry Valley Family Grocer on Brown Ave., at Safeway, 19510 N.E. Woodinville-Duvall Rd;, Albertson's, 14019 N.E. Wdvl-Duvall Rd. and QFC at 14160 N.E. Wdvl-Duvall Rd.
All dogs and cats within unincorporated King county and the cities served by King County Animal Control must be licensed. These cities include Bothell, Carnation, Duvall, Lake Forest Park, Woodinville. The price of a license, for a spayed or neutered dog or cat is $15 per year, while licenses for unaltered pets are $55 each, which includes a $25 spay/neuter voucher. A juvenile license for an animal under six months of age is $5. A pet license purchased by a senior citizen for an altered dog is $20, for an altered cat $12, and is valid for the lifetime of the pet. Customers receive a pet license tag and either a free safety collar for cats or a free leash for dogs. The public may get further information on how to license their pets by calling 206-296-2712.