Pierce County pet owners can renew licences for their animals without paying late fees next month.
Residents of Tacoma, University Place, Lakewood, Roy, Algona, Bonney Lake, Milton, Edgewood, Pacific, Puyallup, Sumner, South Prairie, Carbonado and the unincorporated county can take part in Pet LIcense Amnesty month through Oct. 31.
Licensing fees depend on the type of pet, where the owner lives and whether the animal is fixed.
Late fees can be up to $20 per pet.
When a pet is wearing a license, animal control officers try to bring the pet home instead of taking it to a shelter, according to the county and cities participating in the amnesty month.
For more information visit www.piercecountypets.org/petlicensing/.