Dogs in Anza require licensing

Dogs in Anza must be licensed, chipped and vaccinated. Anza Valley Outlook/Diane Sieker photo
As Riverside County Animal Services personnel and local rescues try to get a handle on the exploding dog problem in the Anza Valley, there has also been an uptick of misinformation regarding the laws governing dogs. The ordinances referring to dogs are very numerous and extensive. Canines in Riverside County are subject to mandatory licensing and vaccination. This includes the unincorporated communities of Anza and Aguanga. It is unlawful for any person to keep any adult dog, four months of age or older, within the unincorporated area of the county, for a period longer than 30 days, unless a currently valid license tag has been issued by the county. The tag must be displayed on the dog’s collar or harness at all times. Licenses may be obtained or renewed online. The dog must als
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