Laws - Leash, Rabies
All dogs over four months of age must be vaccinated against rabies, as required by Illinois State law.
- If paid within 30 days, fee as printed
- Paid within 31 to 60 days, fee + $3.00 fine
- Paid within 61 to 90 days, fee + $30.00 fine
- Over 90 days—legal action taken with a summons to appear in court
If you do not have the dog, or have moved from the county, please call 815-235-8276 during business hours or leave a message after hours.
Leash Law Strictly Enforced
All dogs when not in a building, pen or fenced yard must be on a leash. Failure to observe this Stephenson County law may be punishable by fine or arrest.