CITATIONS/FINES

Okaloosa County Ordinance 92-25 

Sections:

4.1 Interference with ACO

1st offense: $100.00

2nd offense: $100.00

3rd offense: $100.00

4th offense: $300.00 & mandatory court

5.1.3 Roaming at Large

1st offense: $20.00

2nd offense: $50.00

3rd offense: $100.00

4th offense: $300.00 & mandatory court

 

5.1.4 Destroy Property

1st offense: $20.00

2nd offense: $50.00

3rd offense: $100.00

4th offense: $300.00 & mandatory court

5.1.5 Public Nuisance

1st offense: $20.00

2nd offense: $50.00

3rd offense: $100.00

4th offense: $300.00 & mandatory court

5.1.6 Animal on Beach

1st offense: $20.00

2nd offense: $50.00

3rd offense: $100.00

4th offense: $300.00 & mandatory court

6.1 Animal Bite/Attack to Human or Animal

1st offense: $100.00

2nd offense: $100.00 & mandatory court

FSS 767

FSS 767

6.2 Approach Aggressively

1st offense: $100.00

2nd offense: $100.00 & mandatory court

FSS 767

FSS 767

7.1 Adoption of FSS 767 Dangerous Dog

1st offense: $500.00 & mandatory court

2nd offense: $500.00 & mandatory court

3rd offense: $500.00 & mandatory court

4th offense: $500.00 & mandatory court

 

8.4 Illegally Chained/Tied

1st offense: $20.00

2nd offense: $50.00

3rd offense: $100.00

4th offense: $300.00 & mandatory court

9 Unrestrained Animals in Open Vehicles

1st offense: $20.00

2nd offense: $50.00

3rd offense: $100.00

4th offense: $300.00 & mandatory court

12.1 Protection Humane Care

1st offense: $20.00

2nd offense: $50.00

3rd offense: $100.00

4th offense: $300.00 & mandatory court

12.3 Extreme Temperature

1st offense: $50.00

2nd offense: $500.00 & mandatory court

3rd offense: $500.00 & mandatory court

4th offense: $500.00 & mandatory court

Violations to section 12.3 could also be charged with felony animal cruelty under FSS 828

 

17.1 Rabies Vaccination

1st offense: $20.00

2nd offense: $50.00

3rd offense: $100.00

4th offense: $300.00 & mandatory court

18.1 Rabies Vaccination

1st offense: $20.00

2nd offense: $50.00

3rd offense: $100.00

4th offense: $300.00 & mandatory court

18.1 Rabies Vaccination

1st offense: $100.00

2nd offense: $100.00

3rd offense: $100.00

4th offense: $300.00 & mandatory court

For more in-depth information, see Okaloosa County Ordinance 92-25.

Hours:

Shelter Hours: 

8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Saturday 

 

Adoption Hours: 

Meet and Adopt animals:

10 a.m. -  4 p.m., Monday - Saturday

 

Vet Clinic Hours: 

Surgery by appointment. Call (850) 243-1525 or email pawsspayneuterclinic@gmail.com 

Walk-in for other issues, 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Monday - Friday

 

ALL SERVICES/OFFICES currently closed on Sunday  

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For Humane Society/Animal Control (8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri.): Call (850) 243-1525  

For After-Hours Animal Emergencies (sick or injured, active abuse, foster medical concerns): Call (850) 685-6003 

Lost/Found Pets: Call (850) 243-1525 or email acoatpaws@gmail.com  

Our Address: 752 Lovejoy Road NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL  32548

Contributions to the Panhandle Animal Welfare Society are tax-deductible as allowable by law.  

PAWS is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Federal Tax ID #59-0815515 

Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services Registration #CH5664 

A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE 1-800-435-7352 WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.

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