Dog license late fees waived for another two weeks, authorities say

RIVERSIDE (CNS) - Riverside County dog owners have another two weeks to purchase a license for their pet before late fees kick in. The Department of Animal Services is offering dog owners an amnesty program through Feb. 15 to incentivize them to get their canines licensed, which is a state requirement. Late fees and unpaid past licensing fees will be waived during this period. "We know this has been a very difficult period for many people and this was one small way we could assist,'' Animal Services Director Julie Bank said. "As we hopefully head toward normalcy, we want to remind dog owners that now is the time to update that license.'' The offer applies only to dog owners who do not have any outstanding citations for failing to license their pet in the past, according to the age
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