Licenses are issued through the Blue Mountain Humane Society in person, by mail or online. All veterinary clinics have license information and some even sell licenses in their office.
All dogs that are kept in the City are required to have an attached dog license. All dogs must be kept under restraint when off the premises of the owner or caretaker.
Sallie McCullough is the City's full time Animal Control Officer. Officer McCullough handles calls for service for Animal Control and when she is not available, officers will handle certain public problems, such as dog bites, vicious dogs at large and injured animals.
Officer McCullough's job consists of:
- Picking up lost and found animals, injured animals, and abandoned animals.
- Responding to citizen complaints of barking dogs, loose livestock, or other animal problems.
Animal concerns account for approximately 2,000 calls for service each year and about 1,200 animals are impounded.