Annual Rabies Tag System

To assist pet owners in complying with Chatham County's Animal Services Ordinance, Chatham County has adopted the following procedures. Pet tags are renewed either 1 year for $5.00 or every 3 years for $15.00 within thirty (30) days of each annual rabies inoculation. Tags may be obtained through the mail, addressed to P.O. Box 9522, Savannah, GA 31412, or in person from the Chatham County Animal Services Shelter, which is located at 7211 Sallie Mood Dr., Savannah, GA 31406 (BEHIND the Humane Society). Office hours are Monday-Friday from 1:00pm to 4:30pm, excluding Wednesdays.

The Chatham County Board of Commissioners approved the following fee structure. License fees for dogs and cats will range from $5.00 to $15.00 per animal depending on whether you got a 1 year or 3 year rabies vaccination.

The fees are as follows:

1 Year Tag $5.00
3 Year Tag $15.00

All cats and dogs must wear the County Rabies Tag


Registration of Dogs & Cats

All dogs and cats which have become four (4) months of age shall be inoculated against rabies, and their owner shall obtain a license for such dogs or cats within thirty (30) days of each annual inoculation. All tags obtained through the mail must be accompanied by a check or money order (NO CASH) made out to Chatham County Animal Services. Please send one copy of each inoculation certificate. Keep the other for your records.


List of Veterinarians Selling Rabies Tags

  1. Cat Care Clinic
  2. Crossroad Animal Hospital
  3. Ducey Veterinary
  4. Godley Station Animal
  5. IVM
  6. Pooler Veterinary Hospital
  7. Southside Animal Hospital