Leash - Dogs must be on a leash unless they are in their own fenced yard; cats are allowed to run free unless they become a nuisance.
License - none required for dogs and cats in Clay County.
Emergency Pet Shelters - Clay High School, Orange Park High School, and Keystone Heights High School admit dogs, cats, see and eye animals, birds, rabbits, rodents (ferrets, guinea pigs, hamsters, etc.). No reptiles allowed.
Shots - Rabies vaccine required annually for any dog or cat 4 months old or older and must be displayed at all times on collar on your pet. There are additional shots your pet needs, but rabies is the only one required by the county.
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