Licensing and pet ordinances

In your first weeks as a pet owner, you should familiarize yourself with your city’s animal ordinances, including leash, licensing, and vaccination requirements.

Many cities limit the number of animals allowed in a single household.

It's also a good idea to familiarize yourself with other pet-related ordinances (like impounded animals, barking and noise complaints, and accumulation of feces in the yard).

For caring, compassionate advice and resources to address all your animal concerns.

Contact the Pet Helpline