Dogs & Cats

A license is no longer required for Maplewood residents who keep dogs or cats on their property; however, the following requirements or restrictions are in place:

  • Rabies vaccinations must be up-to-date.
  • Dogs/cats are not allowed to run at large; animal must be restrained by a leash, unless confined to owner's property by fencing or at designated off-leash dog area.
  • A microchip or an identifying tag listing owner's information must be maintained (dogs only).
Cat and Dog

Maximum Number Allowed on Property

Type of Property Dog Cat
Single Family  3 2
Duplex (per unit) 2 2
Multi-Family (per unit) 1 1

More Information

For more information, please refer to the City ordinances which regulate the keeping of dogs and cats in Maplewood: