Ignoring Pennsylvania's rabies vaccination law can be costly -- in more ways than one. Dogs and cats are exposed to the rabies virus through wild and stray animals, posing a threat to their health and yours.
Dogs and cats three months or older must have a current rabies vaccination. Owners of non-vaccinated pets may be fined up to $300 plus court costs.
Licensed veterinarians can vaccinate dogs and provide a vaccination certificate.
Dog Wardens perform random checks to ensure rabies vaccinations are current.
Pennsylvania's Bureau of Dog Law Enforcement enforces the state's dog laws, helping to ensure the safety of all canines in the state. Dog wardens in each county: