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Animal Control Fee Hikes Approved

The first animal control fee increases in 10 years have been approved by Nevada County Supervisors, with a couple of notable changes. Supervisor Ed Scofield says first day boarding fees for dogs will go up from 12 to 36 dollars, 6 dollars higher than the original proposal…

click to listen to Supervisor Scofield

Scofield says the Board turned down a request from the group that provides medical care at the county shelter, Sammie’s Friends, for a 50 dollar first day fee. But he is sympathetic with the group’s concerns about being able to cover the growing costs…

click to listen to Supervisor Scofield 1

The first day fee for cats is going up 10 dollars, to 15 dollars. Additional boarding day fees are going up 2 dollars for dogs and 5 dollars for cats. Meanwhile, Nevada County Supervisors did reduce the proposed turn-in fee request for dogs. It’s still going up, from 15 dollars to 36 dollars. But the original request was for 50 dollars. It’ll be going 25 dollars, from 10 dollars, for cats. Adoption fees are also going up 10 dollars, to 90 dollars. The increases take effect January first.

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