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DeKalb Animal Ordinance Chapter 5, Sec. 5-17 requires that all dogs, cats and ferrets must be vaccinated against rabies and registered with DeKalb County.
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Payment for your registration is due within 60 days of the date of your pet's rabies vaccination. If you are registering for the first time, you must register within 60 days of obtaining a pet over the age of 4 months or within 60 days of moving into DeKalb County.
A $10.00 late fee will be added to the registration fee for any pet registered more than 60 days after the rabies vaccination date.
The registration is purchased for the term of the pet's rabies vaccination, whether a one-year vaccination or a 3-year vaccination and will expire when the rabies vaccination expires.