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Posted: Fri Dec 6 2019 1:32 PM

We have had numerous complaints regarding dogs at large/dogs charging, people in the yellow highlighted area of the map (see link below). This is in violation of City ordinance 2019-005 which amends Ordinance 2016 396A, Section 8 which reads: Running at large prohibited. A. No owner of any dog shall cause or permit such dog to be or run at large upon any public place or any private property other than that od such owner except with prior consent of the person in charge of such property unless such dog is securely restrained by a substantial leash not to exceed six (6) feet in length and is under the charge and control of a person competent to keep such dog undereffective charge and control. EXCEPTION: Nothing in this section shall prevent a dog from being used without a leash: [1] to hunt wild birds or game or to herd, guard, gather or otherwise work domestic animals or fowl or, [2] or obedience training or exercise in or upon a public place so long as such dog does not wrongfully harm or damage or threaten to harm or damage any person on public or private property. B. The owner of any female dog shall keep such dog confined in a secure closure during the time that such dog is in heat to prevent the attraction of other dogs. Section 10. PENALTIES Violation of this ordinance shall be a Class “C” Misdemeanor. Any person found to be in violation of the provisions of this ordinance shall be subject to a fine of not less nor more than the applicable State of Texas maximum penalties established from time to time for the enforcement of municipal ordinances.


aggressive dogs.pdf