The City of Paola does have leash and license laws for both dogs and cats. Licenses for dogs and cats expire on December 31 of each year and can be obtained at City Hall by providing current proof of rabies vaccination and payment of the appropriate license fee:
Dogs or Cats – not neutered or spayed: $10 / year
Dogs or Cats – spayed or neutered: $5 / year
There are also restrictions regarding dogs and cats in the City of Paola. Each premise is limited to two dogs and/or two cats. Any breed or mixed breed of pit bull is prohibited within the city limits of Paola. Dogs or cats running at large within the city are subject to impoundment and the owner may be subject to a fine.
For More Information
For additional information please contact the City Clerk.