The City of Delano requires that your dog be registered as soon as it is six months old. Registration can be done on-line or in person at Delano City Hall, 234 2nd Street North. Proof of rabies vaccination must be provided at the time of registration. The City of Delano Code limits households to two dogs over the age of six months.
Registration of your dog with the City of Delano is completely free, easy to get and good for your dog. If your dog is lost, the City registration helps locate the owners. Registration of your dog also saves in additional non-registered fees in the event your dog is picked up by a City Official and impounded.
There is no charge to register your dog with the City of Delano. You can register on-line or in person at Delano City Hall during normal business hours. Registration will be required on an annual basis, by June 30th of each year. Your dog will keep its orignal registration tag and registration number. If your tag becomes lost or damaged; replacement tags can be purchased through the City of Delano at a cost of $5.00
Registration tags must be worn at all times when off the owners property.
All dogs over six months old that reside within the City of Delano are required to have current rabies vaccination. Animals are not required to wear a rabies tag, but verification of current rabies vaccination by a licensed veterinarian should be available upon request.
Spaying or Neutering
Spaying or neutering your pet is one way you can help to reduce the number of animals that must be euthanized each year. Contact your veterinarian for more information.
Runaway and Impounded Pets
Animals that are picked up by a City Official will be impounded. You can pick up your pet by contacting the Delano Public Works Department, 402 County Road 30 SE, Delano, (763) 972-0580. Pets may be picked up during normal business hours: Monday – Thursday: 7:00 AM – 4:30 PM and Friday: 7:30 AM – 11:30 AM.
If your animal has been impounded by the Public Works Department your dog will be brought to:
Crossroads Animal Shelter
2800 10th Street SE
Buffalo, MN 55313
Being impounded is not a happy experience for the dog or its owner. In addition to the emotional toll and the inconvenience, there can be a significant cost to bring your dog home. Remember, if your pet is missing, please notify the City of Delano at 763 972-0550.
This fee schedule does not include any additional veterinarian expenses or impound kennel imposed boarding expenses that may be required.
i. Plus boarding cost:
* Non-Registered Dogs:
* Non-Registered Dogs will be charged an additional fine for non-registration. All fines shall be for the life of the dog(s) and their owner(s), the offenses shall not be related to a calendar year. In the event the dog owner(s) changes residency within the City of Delano, the aforementioned schedule is also applicable.
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