Possible Pet-Owner Violations

In addition to breaking the leash law, other possible violations include, but are not limited to:

  • Abandoning an animal within the city
  • Disposing of, giving away, or offering for sale any live animal upon public property
  • Failing to dispose of solid waste left by your pet on private or public property
  • Failing to provide adequate food, water, shelter, and medical attention
  • Harboring or keeping a vicious animal within the city
  • Permitting an animal to make excessive noise
  • Permitting an animal to molest, injure, harass, or bite any person or animal on either public or private property

For More Information

Contact the Stephen Memorial Animal Shelter at (641) 673-3991, the Oskaloosa Police Department, (641) 673-3201 or review Chapter 6.04, Animal Control in the City Code.