Mercer County officials want to make sure your pet is registered.
The dog sitters will go around the houses and check that all the dogs are registered.
Checks will be carried out once a week from April 10.
All dogs three months or older must be registered by January 1 of each year and are only registered for the calendar year, not from the time of purchase.
The fee for a dog license is $6.50 for each neutered or spayed dog and $8.50 for other dogs. Seniors and people with disabilities can purchase a license for $4.50 for spayed and neutered dogs and $6.50 for others.
Also, all dogs and cats must be vaccinated against rabies.
Violators will be fined up to $300 per violation.
Licenses can be purchased online or by mail at Amber White, Mercer County Treasurer, 104 Courthouse, Mercer, Pa. 16137. They can also be purchased at the following locations:
Bill’s Field & Stream Country Crossing Gifts & Collectibles
242B Birchwood Drive 1809 Perry Hwy.
Transfer, PA 16154 Steering wheel, PA 16156
Griffin Arms LLC Grove City Agway and Pets
4581 Greenville Sandy Lake Rd. 111 Breckenridge Street
Stoneboro, PA 16153 Grove City, PA 16137
Hermitage Agway Hillcrest Flynn Pet Funeral Home
4065 East State St. 2619 East State St.
Hermitage, PA 16148 Hermitage, PA 16148
Lisa’s General Store Sereday’s True Value
100 Hadley Road. 63 Garfield Street
Greenville, PA 16125 West Middlesex, PA 16159
Shenango Valley Animal Shelter Strayhaven Animal Shelter
2599 Broadway Avenue 94 Donation Road.
Hermitage, PA 16148 Clarks Mills, PA 16114
Camp Wagler Township of Perry Wilmington
2554 A Perry Highway. 35 Auction Road.
Clarks Mills, PA 16114 New Wilmington, PA 16142
For more information, call (717) 787-3062.