Amnesty period for unlicensed pets ends soon

September 17, 2010

NEW — 2:30 p.m. Sept. 17, 2010

Residents in Newcastle and 26 other cities, plus unincorporated King County, have 15 days before the amnesty period on unlicensed pets expires.

The countywide no-tolerance policy for unlicensed pets goes into effect Oct. 2. Outlaw owners face $125 fines for unlicensed spayed or neutered pets, and up to $250 for unaltered animals.

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