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Animal Control Building
vet exam

Olathe operates a clean, modern animal shelter with many animals offered for adoption.

Rabies Clinic License application

Animal Control Services

Educate pet owners:

  • It is unlawful to allow a dog to "run at large" in Olathe.
  • It is unlawful to keep a dog or a cat six months old and older without proper licensing.
  • Outdoor dogs and cats must wear a license tag.  Exceptions apply for those kept in a cage or covered dog run.
  • A Special Use Permit is required for persons, residential premises, or households with more than a combined total of four animals four months old and older.
  • Female animals in heat must be confined in a manner that prevents contact with a male animal.  Exceptions apply for planned breeding.

Enforce the Olathe Municipal Code Title 8 - Animals

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