How Failure To Increase Dog License Fees Is Biting Pa. Taxpayers
June 17, 2021
If you’re a dog lover, you don’t focus on the cost of ownership.
The food, veterinary care, grooming, medications, toys and treats to keep them healthy and happy are well worth the price. In return, you receive loyalty and unconditional love.
If Pennsylvania raised its annual dog licensing fee a few bucks, you probably wouldn’t even notice. Dog lovers surely wouldn’t give up their pal, or decide not to adopt one, just because of that nominal cost.
A hike in the fee is long overdue. And every day that goes by without one, taxpayers are paying the price.
The system was set up so that...