To promote a humane, safe and healthy environment for our animals and our community
VOLUNTEERS ARE ALWAYS NEEDED TO HELP PLAY AND WALK WITH THE ANIMALS!!! PLEASE CALL FOR MORE INFORMATION. 541-474-5458.
To review animal control laws in the State of Oregon, click on the attached link:
Josephine County Animal Control and the Property Tax Levy
Adopt, Love & License Your Dog
It could save lives!
*A license says that your dog is a pet
*A license insures a five day stay at the shelter if your dog is lost and brought to the shelter
*Your license is entered into our system with your contact info, so we can reunite you and your dog faster
Your pet license fees pay for these animal services:
*Reunite pets with their owners
* Investigate complaints about animal abuse
* Investigate bite incidents
How Do I License My Dog?
IT’S EASY! Bring proof of current rabies vaccination to the Public Health Department at 715 NW Dimmick Street or the Animal Shelter at 1420 Brookside in Merlin to license your dog today!
Altered Dogs $20
Unaltered Dogs $40
Hours of Operation: Mon. - Fri. 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Sat. 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. CLOSED 12-1 for lunch.
Did you know that the potential fine for an unlicensed dog is $260?
License your loved ones TODAY!!!