Kane County Animal Control rabies tags fees to increase Jan. 1

Emmie is a bashful, 5-month-old border collie/Akita mix. She has done well in playgroups with dogs her size and up. Emmie needs a home without small dogs or cats. To meet Emmie, call Joliet Township Animal Control at 815-725-0333.

Kane County Animal Control announced all rabies tag fees will increase on Jan. 1, 2024.

One-year tag fees will increase by $3 for neutered animals and animals less than one year of age. If an animal is not neutered, the tag fee increases by $10.

Three-year tag fees will increase by $8 for neutered animals and $22.50 for non-neutered animals.

Individuals 65 or older will continue to receive free tags with proof of age.

KCAC has notified county veterinarians of the fee increase so they can let their customers know in advance. Tags can be bought through veterinary clinics and hospitals throughout Kane County or directly from KCAC, 4060 Keslinger Road in Geneva, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.

Tags may be bought by mail. Those paying by mail are asked to follow up in about two weeks to ensure their check has been received.