San Mateo County animal licensing renewal notices compete for attention with junk mail postcards.

Which postcard is the San Mateo County Animal License Renewal Notice?
Which postcard is the San Mateo County Animal License Renewal Notice?

Which little green post card is the San Mateo County Animal License renewal notice from Irving, Texas based PetData?  Waiting for the renewal notice for a dog license due 9/1/09, one after another small green postcards were dropped through the mail slot where hazards abound for small pieces of paper.  The retirement planner, then the local dentist with a new patient special… and finally on August 10, the little green card from Texas, retrieved before it could be blown away.  This dog needs a rabies vaccination this year, so we need to send this card back with the certificate and check in an envelope we’ll need to prepare.  So far, so good, but what about others in SMC where the demographics are weighted to aging people and those whose first language does not use the English alphabet?  I guess the price is right, for me and the County, but it will still take the rest of August to be ready to send off the renewal.  As for current San Mateo County licensing data, the County administration of the entire Animal Control Program was placed under the Health Department by ordinance amendment at the end of 2006 and ever since, licensing reports to the California Department of Health Services have ranged from incredibly high to incredibily low to none at all, providing no reliable data at all through this source.  See 7/10/09 post for more information or

http://www.theanimalcouncil.com/Reference.html

Sharon A. Coleman
President, The Animal Council

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