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Fitzgerald, Georgia 31750

Published January 28, 2015
Any person owning or having custody of a dog in the city limits or outside the city limits shall apply for and obtain from the Fitzgerald-Ben Hill County Animal Shelter a separate dog license for each dog they own, possess, keep, or harbor, after it is four (4) months old.

Dog licenses must be renewed on or before the thirty-first (31st) of March of each year.

The dog owner shall securely affix the current license tag to the collar or harness of the dog for which the license tag was issued and shall ensure that the dog wears such license tag at all times.

The owner of such dog shall provide proof that the rabies vaccination is valid by presenting a valid rabies certificate when applying for license or renewal of license. Licenses may be obtained at the Fitzgerald-Ben Hill County Animal Shelter located at 106 Lions Park Road, Fitzgerald, Ga., Tuesday through Saturday, from 12:00 to 4:30 p.m. For questions or further information, please feel free to contact the Animal Shelter at 426-5078 or Kathy Young at 426-5060.