How long are stray animals kept?

State law requires that we hold animals at least three (3) days to afford it a chance for the owner to reclaim or have it adopted. There is a fee to the owner when an animal is reclaimed; this fee covers the City’s cost for caring for the animal.

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1. Why do I have to license my dog?
2. How many dogs or cats can I have?
3. How long are stray animals kept?
4. My Neighbor's dog barks constantly. What should I do?
5. Can I call in a complaint and remain anonymous?
6. My dog bit someone. What should I do?
7. Why do I have to pay a license penalty when I never received a reminder?
8. How long is my pets rabies shot good for?
9. I've moved here from another state. Will I have to give my pet a new rabies shot?
10. Why won't animal control staff give me advice on animal health or vaccinations?
11. My animal was picked up running loose. Why do I have to pay to get them out of the shelter?
12. Why can't I tie up my dog?