Information for Pet Owners

Additional Details

  • Rabies vaccination: Each dog and cat must be vaccinated by a licensed veterinarian upon reaching the age of four months and must be revaccinated annually.
  • Number of Animals: Residents are limited to three adult dogs and one litter of puppies up to six months of age for a maximum of 10 dogs. Residents may also have up to three adult cats.
  • Multiple Pet Permit and Breeder Permit Applications may be obtained by visiting the shelter at 1650 Gross Rd.
  • Animal Confinement: Pets must be confined by a fence of sufficient strength to prevent the animal’s escape. If left outdoors, pets must have access to water and shelter at all times. Animals found confined in a cruel manner may be seized.
  • Animal Nuisances: It is unlawful to keep an animal in such a manner that it creates a nuisance by reason of excessive noise (barking), odors, flies, disease, or unsightly appearance.
  • Exotic, Wild &/or Dangerous Animals: Exotic, wild, or dangerous animals are prohibited. Examples include, but are not limited to:
    • Any poisonous or dangerous reptile
    • Ferrets
    • Foxes
    • Leopards
    • Lions
    • Lynx
    • Panthers
    • Skunks
    • Tigers
    • Any other animal for which there is no approved rabies vaccine

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