City Ordinances

  • Only 3 dogs per household within Lamar city limits
  • Pitbulls are required to be spayed or neutered
  • Up-to-date rabies vaccinations are required
  • City licenses are required for all dogs living within city limits
    • City licenses are free; bring proof of rabies vaccination to the police station to register your dog​
    • Should your pet become lost, the city license helps us reunite you and your dog
FEES
  • Impound fees:
    • Dog picked up by owner within 24 hours: $25 with a city license
    • Dog picked up by owner within 24 hours: $35 without a city license
    • Dog picked up by owner 24 hours - day 6: $35 with a city license
    • Dog picked up by owner 24 hours - day 6: $45 without a city license 
  • Non-neutered or spayed pitbull: Summons to court
  • Adoption fee:
    • 0-21 days at shelter: $50
    • 26 days or longer at shelter: $30