A licensetells everyone that your pet is not a homeless stray. When licensed,found pets can be quickly reunited with their owner. BARC will call you or send you a letter if your pet comes to the shelter wearing a license. Your license is proof that your pet has been vaccinated against rabies.
People also ask
What does it mean when a dog has a license?
It tells animal control officers that a dog or cat has an owner, helping to reunite the pet with his family Licenses also help municipalities keep track of how many pets a person owns. Some towns regulate the number of animals that can be kept in a dwelling for the health and safety of the community.
How do I license my Pet?
You can license your pet in 3 ways: online, via mail or in person at the BARC shelter. A rabies vaccination certificate signed by a licensed veterinarian must be submitted.
Why do I need a pet license?
Some towns regulate the number of animals that can be kept in a dwelling for the health and safety of the community. Most people associate a pet license with the tags around the collar.
How long is a dog licence valid for?
Three-year licences for non-sterilised dogs will automatically be changed to a one-time licence when you update the dog’s sterilisation status. Under the Animals and Birds (Dog Licensing and Control) Rules, all dogs must be licensed.