Village of Brokaw
Pet Ordinances within the Village
6.08.020 Dogs – Licenses required when.
A. Every owner of a dog more than five months of age on January 1st of any year or five months of age within the license year shall annually pay a dog
licenses tax and obtain a license. The dog license tax, if paid on or before April 1st, shall be five dollars for neutered male and spayed female dogs, and
ten dollars for un-neutered male and unsprayed female dogs. An additional fee of two dollars per dog license shall be paid by all persons purchasing a
dog license after April 1st or more than three months after the dog becomes five months of age, unless license application is made within one month
after the dog is acquired.. Kennels $50.00
B. No unlicensed dog shall be at large, and any person may seize or impound any unlicensed dog found at large. The fact that a dog is without a proper
license tag attached to its collar shall be presumptive evidence that it is unlicensed.
6.08.030 Dogs – Rabies vaccination.
A. It shall be the duty of every dog owner to have their dog inoculated with an avianized antirabic vaccine, or any similar vaccine, by a veterinarian every
two calendar years. Dogs under six months of age are not required to be vaccinated.
B. Proof of vaccination shall be produced to the village clerk at the time of application for a dog license.
6.08.040 Dogs - Number restriction in residential areas.
No individual, family unit living together, firm or corporation shall keep more than two dogs on any residential lot with the exception that a litter of pups or
a portion of a litter may be kept for a period of time not exceeding five months from birth.
6.08.060 Dogs and Cats – Running at large is unlawful.
A. It is unlawful for any person owning or possessing any dog or cat to permit the same to run at large.
B. For the purpose of this section “running at large” means the presence of a dog or cat at any place except upon the premises of the owner. A dog or
cat shall not be considered to be running at large if it is on a leash and under the control of a person physically able to control it.
Owners are responsible for cleaning up any droppings from
their pets on other properties in the Village of Brokaw.