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COVID-19 Updates and Information.
Street milling & repaving project locations.
Recreational Swimming begins July 1 at HAC.
The Arbor - July 2020.
Director of Parks and Recreation, Gerry Bradley retires.
“Front Porch Project” photographer - UP 2020 Citizen of the Year.
City event cancellations due to COVID-19.
Residents of University Park are required by City Ordinance to register all pets and display a numbered animal tag.
By City Ordinance, the owner of each dog or cat more than four (4) months old must obtain a license for each dog or cat. At the time of application for a license, the owner must present a Certificate of Vaccination and pay a licensing fee for each dog and cat.
Is there a Leash Law?
Yes, for dogs.
Is there a Pooper Scooper law?
No, but pet owners are strongly encouraged to clean up after their pets.
Where do I get the City registration for my dog/cat?
Utility Billing Office at City Hall.
Does the City adopt out animals?
What is the limit of animals per household?
What should I do if my neighbor's dogs will not stop barking?
Try letting your neighbor know that his/her dog is a problem. If that does not work, call Animal Control at 214-987-5371 (voicemail) or 214-363-3000 (dispatch center).
What should I do if I am bitten or scratched by an animal?
If the bite or scratch has broken the skin, clean the wound and call Animal Control. Medical attention may also be appropriate.
Are exotic animals allowed to live in the city?
What is the procedure for picking up my animal if it has been impounded?
What breed of dog is best for you? This website operated by PetMD is a good place to start your research.