- What's the legal limit on the number of dogs in the top 50 cities in the U.S.?
- And what's the legal limit on dogs where YOU live?
This is purely fact-finding mission.
Use the Google (please include a URL to the source) and add your answers into the comments section of this post.
I will aggregate it all at the end.
The top 50 cities, for the record, are:
- Albuquerque, N.M. - 4 dogs
- Arlington, Texas - No limit
- Atlanta, Ga. - 10 dogs
- Austin, Tex. - No limit
- Baltimore, Md. - 3 dogs w/o variance and permit
- Boston, Mass. - No limit
- Charlotte, N.C. - 3 dogs w/o permit
- Chicago, Ill. - No limit, but considering 5-dog limit
- Cleveland, Ohio - No limit
- Colorado Springs, Colo. - 4 dogs
- Columbus, Ohio - No limit
- Dallas, Tex. - 6 dogs up to 1/2 acre of land, 8 dogs if over an acre
- Denver, Colo. - No limit, but mandatory sterilization with exceptions
- Detroit, Mich. - 4 dogs
- El Paso, Tex. - No limit
- Fort Worth, Tex. - No limit
- Fresno, Calif. - 4 dogs
- Honolulu, Hawaii - 10 dogs
- Houston, Tex. - No limit
- Indianapolis, Ind. - No limit
- Jacksonville, Fla. - No Limit
- Kansas City, Mo. - 4 dogs w/o variance. Up to 10 with.
- Las Vegas, Nev. - 3 dogs
- Long Beach, Calif. - No limit
- Los Angeles, Calif. - 3 dogs, w/o kennel license, mandatory sterilization except for registered breeders
- Louisville/Jefferson County, Ky. 3 dogs if under 1/2 acre, up to 7 dogs if 1/2 acre to 2 acres.
- Memphis, Tenn. - No limit
- Mesa, Ariz. - 5 dogs w/o kennel license
- Miami, Fla. - 4, 6, or 8 dogs depending on property size (<1/2 acre =" 4," acres =" 6," acres =" 8)
- Milwaukee, Wis. - No limit
- Minneapolis, Minn. - 3 dogs
- Nashville-Davidson, Tenn. - No limit
- New Orleans, La. - No limit
- New York, N.Y. - No Limit
- Oakland, Calif. - 3 dogs
- Oklahoma City, Okla. - 4 dogs
- Omaha, Nebr. - 3 dogs. May apply for permit for up to 5
- Philadelphia, Pa. - 12 dogs
- Phoenix, Ariz. - No limit
- Portland, Ore. - 5 dogs
- Sacramento, Calif. - 3 dogs
- St. Louis, Mo. - 4 dogs
- San Antonio, Tex. - 5 dogs
- San Diego, Calif. - 6 dogs
- San Francisco, Calif. - No Limit
- San Jose, Calif. - 3 dogs
- Seattle, Wash. - 3 dogs on lots of less than 20,000 sq. ft. , 5 dogs for 20,000 to 35,000 sq. ft., with an additional 2 per acre for lots over 35,000 sq. ft. to a maximum of 20, unless a special permit is granted.
- Tucson, Ariz. - No limit
- Tulsa, Okla. - 5 dogs
- Virginia Beach, Va. - 4 dogs w/o kennel license
- Washington, DC - 5 dogs
- Wichita, Kans. - 4 dogs w/o kennel license
By the way, I do not want your opinion on dog limit laws.
Save that for the next post, when we actually have the data.
As Jack Webb might say, "just the facts ma'am."
At least for now.
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