Dogs off of their property are required to be controlled by a leash or contained in a cage, vehicle, etc., per County Ordinance 32.0108. Any dog not contained or controlled is considered stray or loose and may be subject to impound by Animal Care and Control.
If you feel threatened by the behavior of a loose dog, do not approach it. Call Animal Care and Control immediately at (800) 472-5609 and provide the following information:
- Name of dog (if known)
- Breed of dog (if known)
- Color of dog
- Size of dog
- Collars, identifying marks, etc.
- Location/address where dog seen
- Address of where dog lives (if known)
- Direction of travel
- Actions observed of the dog