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Leash Law

The City of Carrollton Code of Ordinance, Chapter 91, requires all cats and dogs to be restrained by a leash, chain, or in a fenced area. This includes any area, whether public or private property, including an owner's front yard.

Owner Responsible for Removal of Waste

Animal owners shall be responsible for the removal of all pet waste deposited by his/her animal on public walks, recreation areas, or private property. This applies to the owner's property in terms of not allowing unsanitary conditions, such as creating an odor nuisance.

Pet Limit

The City of Carrollton has a pet limit of 2 cats OR 2 dogs on any premises within the City that has no enclosed backyard fencing. No more than 3 dogs and 3 cats may be kept in a rear yard providing an enclosure such as a fence.

City Registration

All pets (cats and dogs) must be registered with the City of Carrollton Animal Services Division. The City registration fees are as follows:

  • Spayed/Neutered animals: $5 per year
  • Intact animals: $20 per year

Texas State Law Chapter 826, Subchapter C. Section 826.021 requires the owner of a dog or cat to have their animals vaccinated for rabies by a licensed veterinarian by the age of 3 months and annually thereafter. To register a pet, proof of current rabies vaccination as well as proof of sterilization, if applicable, must be shown. City registrations are valid for 12 months from the date of purchase and must be renewed annually.

Download Carrollton Pet License Application

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Last updated: 7/9/2010 4:32:41 PM