Animal Control Ordinances and Fees

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Amador County Animal Control has many ordinances regarding the care and control of domestic animals within its jurisdiction. In the link below you will find all ordinances dealing with animals under Title 8.

 http://www.codepublishing.com/CA/amadorcounty.html

Amador County Animal Control charges fees for animals that are impounded. These fees must be paid in full prior to reclaiming an animal. The owner of the animal must show proof of ownership and have identification. The fees charged are set by the Amador County Board of Supervisors and are listed below.

   

ADOPTION FEES:  On 15th day fee after being made available, adoption fee drops 

Dog 

 $85

 cat

 $50
          Rooster/Hen  $2.50

guinea pigs

 $8

          Goats  $20

 Rabbits

 $10
 hamster (teddy bear)  $4

 Ducks

 $2.50

Other animals

50% of Value
       Microchip                    (at time of adoption)  $5
 IMPOUND FEES:  DOG, CAT AND OTHER SMALL ANIMALS
 First  $15
 Second(within one year)  $25
 Third (within one year)  $75
   horses , cattle and others over 200 LBS
 first  $40
 second(within one year)  $60
 third   (within one year)  $100
 Board Per Day  food and care
 Dogs, cats other small animals  $10
 horse, donkeys, mule, cattle  $15
 Dangerous/bite/quarantine  $25
 Dangerous livestock  $40
 special housing/care requirements  actual cost
 HAULING FEES:  
 Livestock trailer use  $45
 Dead animal Disposal  actual cost
 DOG LICENSING FEES:  Unaltered  altered  senior (65or over)If dog is altered
 One year  $20  $10  $5
 Two year  $36  $16  $8
 Three year  $54  $24  $12
 Replacement tag  $5
 Breeders license  $50
 Delinquent Breeders license  $20
 Delinquent Rabies vaccination (refundable within 7 days  $20
 Kennel license(commercial)annual  $100
 Kennel license (Non-Commercial)annual  $50
 LABOR  ANIMAL CONTROL STAFF
 Daytime per hour  $35
 Overtime per hour  $52
EUTHANASIA  
Less than 50 LBS  $80
More than 50 LBS  $95
Veterinary Fee  ACTUAL COST
Dead Animal Disposal   $15
TRAP FEES:  Deposit is forfeited is trap is lost or damaged
 Cat Trap Deposit $75
 Dog Trap Deposit $200 
 Per day (after 1st day) $2.50 Not charged for days AC is closed
 Chemical Capture(drug and labor)  Actual cost
 UNALTERED DOG CITATION (OVER 4 MONTHS OF AGE)  
 1st  impound  $35
 2nd impound  $50
 3rd  impound  $150