Owner Surrender Information

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An owner who brings his/her animal the the Columbia County Animal Services facility and releases ownership to the County will be charged a fee of:

First Animal:                         $30.00

Each Additional Animal:     $10.00


An owner who wishes to have their animal picked up by Columbia County, release ownership of the animal, and have it brought to the shelter will be charged a fee of:

First Animal:                       $45.00

Each Additional Animal:   $15.00


Columbia County will not accept release of ownership of any animal owned by someone other than a resident of Columbia County.

A current proof of rabies vaccines administered by a licensed vet is required before any animal can be released to Columbia County.