Friday, 11 February 2011 11:25
The City of Vicksburg's Animal Control Department and City Ordinance states in general that owners or pet providers are required to provide their pets with the following amenities:
Adequate food and water,
Adequate space in the primary enclosure for each particular animal, depending upon its age, size, and weight;
Yearly rabies inoculation for dogs and cats,
Humane care and treatment.
The City of Vicksburg also limits pet owners to the number of dogs and cats kept at location. The limit is five (5) dogs or five (5) cats unless with new litter unlimited up to five months from birth.
Please listen to related messages # 1120 Animal Bites Pet Owners Responsibilities and # 1112 Animal Abuse and Cruelty.
In addition the City of Vicksburg encourages pet owners to seek the advice and follow the instructions of your veterinarian and local pet center. For more information regarding city ordinance on animal care and owners responsibility, please call the Animal Control Department between 7:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday at (601) 636-6982 or for general animal care contact a veterinarian or pet center.
Last Updated on Thursday, 17 March 2011 15:10