Animals at Large & Impoundment
Animals (regardless of species) found running at large are subject to impoundment. Impound fee for a first offense is $15.00; the second offense is $30.00; the third offense is $45.00. All animals are taken to the Green Acre Animal Clinic for impoundment and boarding fees, applicable based on length of stay, will be paid to this facility before release. Animals will not be released from impoundment without proof of rabies vaccination and current license.
Ordinance No. 2305 was adopted by the Wahoo City Council on April 11, 2019. This Ordinance provides for licensing of both dogs and cats, as well as other language changes in that code section. Wahoo Ordinance now limits the number of household pets to three (3) of any single species of animal, and a combined total limit of household pets to eight (8) over the age of six months. (for example, three dogs, three cats, and two hamsters would total eight, and would be permissible.