Thank you for having your dog on a leash!
The Wauwatosa Police and Health Departments have partnered together to provide treats to dogs on a leash! If an officer sees you out walking your dog on a leash, they'll give you a little bag of treats.
It's our way of thanking you for being a good dog owner!
Did you know?
Pets must be leashed at all times.
Pets may not run loose on any public property, with the exception of designated dog parks. Pets must be confined by a leash, pen, or fence while on your property.
You may only own 3 animals.
You may not possess more than a total of 3 cats or dogs or a combination thereof in any residence, apartment, or property. This includes foster animals.
Pets are required to be vaccinated against rabies.
You must have your pet vaccinated by a veterinarian within 30 days of the animal reaching five months of age and re-vaccinated as required.
Pet bites are reportable incidents.
You are required to report any incident of a bite, attack or injury to the Wauwatosa Police Department (stop by in person or call 414-471-8430).
An annual license is required for all cats and dogs.
You can obtain a license through the Wauwatosa Treasurer’s Office. Pets must have visible license tags attached to a collar.
Pet owners are required to clean up after their pet.
You are required to remove your animal's excrement from public property or the property of another person.
Non-emergency police number for animal reporting: (414)-471-8430
Regulations set forth in Wauwatosa Municipal Code Chapter 9.02 - Regulations on Animals. Violations of the Wauwatosa Municipal Code are subject to penalties and fines.