|Posted on January 15, 2013 at 10:05 AM|
The following Madison General Ordinances (M.G.O.) pertain to your responsibilities for cleaning up after your dog:
•ALWAYS carry equipment sufficient to clean up your dog's feces whenever you and your dog are off your property. M.G.O. 7.322(2).
•Do not allow your dog to defecate on any property, public or private (except your own property), unless you immediately remove, and properly dispose of the waste. M.G.O. 7.322(1).
•Do not allow dog feces to accumulate on your property. M.G.O. 7.37(8).
•Dog feces can pose health risks to people and pets. The fine for violating any of these ordinances is $100.00.
For more information, go to http://www.publichealthmdc.com/environmental/animal/dog.cfm.