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    2020 Dog Licensing Season


    The dog licensing season was kicked off in grand fashion at the courthouse last week, when the first dog tag of 2020 was issued to a special “celebrity” canine. Mia, an 8-year old Standard Poodle, escorted by her owner Barbara Wright, received tag #1 at the Auditor’s office.

    Mia is involved in the “PADs (Parkinson’s Alert Dogs) for Parkinson’s” program.  Mia and her canine colleagues at the PADs center are trained to sniff out the distinct scent of a person afflicted with Parkinson’s disease. The scent can potentially be detected several years before the devastating symptoms begin to take effect with these patients.

    All dogs in San Juan County are required to be licensed annually. If you live on San Juan Island, get your tag at the Auditor’s office, Friday Harbor Animal Protection Society, or Harbor Veterinary Services.  Orcas Island residents can get a tag at Pawki’s pet store, Eastsound Kennels, or the Orcas Island Animal Protection Society. Lopez dogs can visit Sunset Building Supply, the Lopez Animal Protection Society, or Ark Veterinary Clinic.


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  1. PADs for Parkinson's Dog Kicks off 2020 Dog Licensing Season

    The 2020 dog licensing season was kicked off in grand fashion at the courthouse last week, when the first tag of 2020 was issued to a special “celebrity” canine. Mia, an 8-year old Standard Poodle, received tag #1 at the Auditor’s office. Read on...
  2. Inspection News

    New Inspection Request app and modified schedule for Veterans' Day and Thanksgiving. Read on...
  3. Vacation Rental Certificates of Compliance for 2019 are due Dec 31

    Vacation rental certificates of compliance for 2019 are due December 31. You can now submit those online through the new San Juan County Online Permit Center. Read on...
  4. San Juan County Online Permit Center is now available!

    San Juan County has a new online permit center (also known as “SmartGov”) where you can search for permits, request code enforcement, pay fees, and request inspections. Searching for permits and checking permit status is available without an account. Read on...
  5. Fire Extinguisher Recall

    The US Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a recall of more than 40 million Kidde disposable fire extinguishers. Read on...
  6. JURY DUTY: DECEMBER 9 -13, 2019

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