January 18, 1999
Pet licenses available at area grocery stores
King County Animal Control will be issuing dog and cat licenses and giving out free safety collars for cats and leashes for dogs from Jan. 23-26 in the Woodinville, Duvall, and Carnation areas.
Hours are: Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Monday and Tuesday from 3 to 9 p.m. Sites include: Albertson's at 14019 NE Woodinville-Duvall Rd., Woodinville; Safeway at 19510 NE Woodinville-Duvall Rd., Woodinville; Cherry Valley Family Grocer at 15215 Brown Ave. NE, Duvall; and QFC at 31722 Eugene St. in Carnation.
All dogs and cats that reside in unincorporated King County and and the cities of Woodinville, Duvall and Carnation must be licensed. Homebound pet owners may have a license delivered by calling (206)296-3488. The price of a license for a spayed or neutered dog or cat is $15 per year; licenses for unaltered pets are $55 each which includes a $25 spay/neuter voucher. A juvenile license for pets under six months is $5. A pet license purchased by a senior citizen for an altered dog is $20 and $12 for an altered cat and is valid for the pet's lifetime.
When your pet is wearing a King County license, you are assured of:
Additional information on canvass locations is available by calling (206) 296-2712.
- Notification should your pet be lost and found by King County Animal Control or a concerned citizen. The owner's information can be accessed using the identification number on the pet's license.
- A free ride home for your pet and no impound fee on its first impound. Animal Control Officers will return your pet home immediately, avoiding a visit to the animal shelter.
- Up to two weeks of safety for your pet. When found, a licensed pet will be cared for at the King County ANimal Shelter for at least five days after phone contact with you, or up to two weeks after mailed notice is sent. Stray, unlicensed animals are held only 72 hours.
- Participation in the Vacation Pet Alert Program. When you leave home on vacation, just let King County know who will be responsible for your pet's care or where you can be reached should your pet be lost.