Service Fees

License Fee:

Spayed / Neutered Dog:

  • $12.00 - 1 year license
  • $24.00 - 2 year license
  • $36.00 - 3 year license

Unaltered Dog:

  • $150.00 - 1 year license
  • $250.00 - 2 year license
  • $350.00 - 3 year license

Voluntary Cat:

  • $12.00 - per year

Delinquent Penalty:

  • $12.00

NOTE: Senior citizens over 65 years of age receive a 50% discount on license fees.

Reclaim Fee:

  • $45.00 - First Impound
  • $65.00 - Second Impound (Within 1 Year)
  • $100.00 - Third Impound (Within 1 Year)
  • $133.20 - On-call fee (After Hours) First 2 Hours

State Spay/Neuter Fine (Food & Ag Code 31751.7 and 30804.7):

  • $35.00 - First Impound
  • $50.00 - Second Impound
  • $100.00 - Third Impound

Livestock:

  • $75.00 - First Impound (Large Livestock)
  • $100.00 - Second & Subsequent Impounds
  • $45.00 - First Impound (Small Livestock)

The Animal Services Officer shall charge the owner, in addition to the standard fee, the actual cost of any unusual expenses incurred and provide an itemized bill of such expenses.

Quarantine Fee:

  • $50.00

Daily Care and Feed:

  • $15.00 - Per Day

Microchip Fee:

  • $20.00

Vaccination Fee:

  • $6.00 - Rabies Vaccination
  • $10.00 - Distemper/Parvo, e.g., DHPP (distemper, hepatitis, parainfluenza, parvo)
  • $10.00 - Feline Upper Respiratory, e.g., FVR-CP (feline rhinotracheitis-calici-panleukopenia)

Treatment Fee (upon reclaim only):

  • $10.00 - Bordetella Vaccine
  • $10.00 - Deworming
  • $10.00 - Frontline Flea Treatment

Veterinary Care (upon reclaim only):

  • Actual Cost - Offsite Veterinary Care
  • $35.00 - Level One Fee, basic examination only
  • $60.00 - Level Two Fee, examination and minor treatment
  • $135.00 - Level Three Fee, examination and extensive treatment
  • $220.00 - Level Four Fee, examination and extensive treatment, multi-day
  • $370.00 - Level Five Fee, examination and life saving treatment

Disposal/Owner Release Fee:

  • $30.00 - Owner Release
  • $10.00 - Dead on Arrival

Field Service Charge:

  • $45.00 dogs or cats
  • $75.00 livestock

Trap Rental Fee:

  • $2.00 - Per Day Rental
  • $65.00 - Deposit (Refundable)

Adoption Fee:

  • $90.00 - Dog, includes Rabies, DHPP, microchip, spay/neuter
  • $45.00 - Cat, includes Rabies, FVR-CP, microchip, spay/neuter, and FeLV test

Kennel License Fee (annually):

  • $100.00 - Hobby Kennel
  • $150.00 - Breeder / Boarding / Training / Security Kennels
  • $50.00 - Others per Stanislaus County Code (Title 7-7.24.010 )

Litter Permit Fee:

  • $100.00 - per year, allows one litter per year

Animal Court Fees

Code Description Fine Amount
Section 7.04.040 Resist or Interfere with an Animal Services Officer $320
Section 7.16.030(1) Leash Violation $160
Section 7.16.030(2) Trespass $160
Section 7.16.030(4) Public Nnuisance $160
Section 7.20.010 License required
No License with Proof $15
No License without Proof $251
Section 7.20.020 No License on Dog $251
Section 7.24.010 Kennel License Required $251
Section 7.36.050 Rabies Vaccination $251
Section 7.44.010 Abandonment $160
Section 7.44.020 Dead Animal Removal $160
Section 7.28.020 Potentially Dangerous/Vicious dog $500
Section 7.12.030 Appeal Fee $144
Section 7.54.030 Litter Permit Required $500
Section 7.54.050 Failure to Display Litter Permit Number $100
  2nd Offence $200
  3rd Offense $300

Administrative Citiations

Code Description Fine Amount
Stanislaus SCC 7.20.010 License Required-1st Offense $100
  2nd Offense $200
  3rd Offense $500
Stanislaus SCC 7.36.050 Rabies Vaccination-1st Offense $100
  2nd Offense $200
3rd Offense $500
Ceres SCC 7.20.010 License Required-1st Offense $100
  2nd Offense $200
  3rd Offense $500
Ceres SCC 7.36.050 Rabies Vaccination-1st Offense $100
  2nd Offense $200
  3rd Offense $500
Hughson HMC 6.20.010 License Required-1st Offense $100
  2nd Offense $200
  3rd Offense $500
Hughson HMC 6.36.050 Rabies Vaccination-1st Offense $100
  2nd Offense $200
  3rd Offense $500
Patterson PMC 7.20.010 License Required-1st Offense $100
  2nd Offense $200
  3rd Offense $500
Patterson PMC 7.36.050 Rabies Vaccination-1st Offense $100
  2nd Offense $200
  3rd Offense $500
Waterford WMC 6.20.010 License Required-1st Offense $100
  2nd Offense $200
  3rd Offense $500
Waterford WMC 7.36.050 Rabies Vaccination-1st Offense $100
  2nd Offense $200
  3rd Offense $500