What are the pet owners responsibilities?


No person shall keep or harbor any dog/cat of any age within city limits unless a license has been issued. All licenses shall be issued for one year beginning with 1st day of January. The yearly license fee is $2 for a female and $1 for a male or spayed female.


Dogs and cats must wear identification tags or collars at all times when off the premises of the owners.

Waste Maintenance

The owners of every animal shall be responsible for the removal of any excreta deposited by his/her animal on public walks, recreation areas, or private property.

Animals In Heat

Every female cat or dog in season shall be confined in a building or secure enclosure in such a manner that such female cat or dog cannot come into contact with another animal except for planned breeding.

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1. Who is served?
2. What is the service description?
3. What happens to the animals that bite a person?
4. What are the pet owners responsibilities?
5. What happens to animals running lose?
6. What types of animals does the animal control division pick up?
7. Can cages be rented to capture an animal lingering in the premises of a resident’s home?
8. Who should I call to report an injured, sick, or dead deer?
9. I have concerns about wildlife.