NEWS

Dog law enforcement to be in Greencaslte June 1

Staff Writer
Echo Pilot

The Franklin County Treasurer has announced that the Bureau of Dog Law Enforcement will be canvassing the Greencastle area in Franklin County on June 1.

State law requires that all dogs three months or older be licensed by Jan. 1 of each year. The fee is $6.50 for each spayed or neutered dog and $8.50 for other dogs.  Senior Citizens and persons with disabilities may purchase a license for $4.50 for spayed or neutered dogs and $6.50 for others.

Rabies vaccinations are required for all dogs and any cat (that enters a human dwelling) over three months of age.

The maximum fine per violation of the license and rabies law is $300 plus court costs.  

All dogs must be under control and are not permitted to run-at-large. Complaints may be reported to Georgia Martin, State Dog Law Enforcement officer at 717-762-9794.

Canvassing will also be done in the Chambersburg area on June 2.

Dog licenses may be purchased in Greencastle at the Farmers Union Cooperative on Walter Avenue.

Other licensing locations in the county are as follows: Chambersburg — Franklin County Treasurer's Office, Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter, Franklin Hardware and Pet Center, Wal-Mart; Fort. Loudon — Keystone Country Store; Shippensburg —  Central Valley Veterinary Hospital; Waynesboro — Antietam Humane Society, Waynesboro TruValue.

Licenses can also be purchased on line at http://www.padoglicense.com