LaVista ordinances

Number of Animals Allowed:

4 animals over the age of 4 months – a maximum of 3 per species (dogs, cats)

Residents may have up to three dogs and one cat or up to three cats and one dog.

Animals Requiring Rabies Vaccinations:

Dogs and cats

Revaccination Period:

Every three years. The longest duration vaccination allowed in LaVista is good for three years.  However, animals must always be current.  Therefore, if you opt for a shorter duration shot, you must update appropriately.

Time Period to Reclaim Stray Pets:

5 days

Time Period you must have a pet to be considered an owner:

5 days

Pooper Scooper Law?

Yes, the city of LaVista requires owners to clean up after their pets.

Leash Law?

Dogs and cats in LaVista are required to be on leash or confined at all times.

Dog/Cock Fighting Law?

Yes, it is illegal to pit animals against each other in the city of LaVista. Additionally it is a violation of state law and is punishable by fines and jail time.

Wolf Hybrids 

In LaVista, it is illegal to house a wolf or wolf hybrid. 

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