Do you have to license your dog?

Asked By: Dawn Aufderhar
Date created: Fri, Dec 4, 2020 11:36 AM
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In order to apply for a dog license, you must provide a certificate showing that your dog is up to date with its rabies vaccinations.

Dogs over four months and older must be licensed.

If you license your dog in one city and then move to another, you may need to apply for a new license.

Answered By: Ibrahim Beatty
Date created: Sat, Dec 5, 2020 1:39 PM
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Do you let your dog sleep in your bed with you at night? Research has shown that slightly less than one-half of all pet owners share their bed or bedroom with their pet.

Even so, you have likely been told by at least one well-meaning person that your dog should sleep on the floor, in his crate, or in his own bed.

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All dogs three months or older must be licensed by Jan.

1 of each year. Violators can be cited with a maximum fine of $300 per violation plus court costs.

An annual license is $8.50 and a lifetime license is $51.50.

If the animal is spayed or neutered, the annual fee is $6.50 and lifetime is $31.50.

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When you take all kinds of dogs into consideration, an average litter ranges between six and ten puppies.

In the case of your little Yorkie, she is likely to give birth to three or five pups on the higher side.

However, some dogs can pop out one puppy depending on various factors.

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Research has shown that slightly less than one-half of all pet owners share their bed or bedroom with their pet.

Even so, you have likely been told by at least one well-meaning person that your dog should sleep on the floor, in his crate, or in his own bed.

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Go ahead and sleep with your dog—it's perfectly safe, as long as you are both healthy.

In fact, sharing your bedroom with your canine companion—as long as he isn't under the covers—may actually improve your sleep, according to recent research published by Mayo Clinic Proceedings.

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At a minimum, it's advised to bathe your dog at least once every three months.

You can wash your dog as frequently as every other week (with gentle shampoo, it could be even more frequent).

When in doubt, use your judgment — if your dog starts to smell, it's probably time for a bath.

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If you're healthy, a few dog licks likely won't make you sick, most experts appear to agree.

But because disease-carrying saliva can be absorbed more readily through the membranes in a person's mouth, eyes and nose, Kaplan suggests it's best to avoid letting your dog lick those parts of your face.

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