Animals At Large

It is a violation of City Code for dogs and cats to run loose in the city of Coon Rapids (City Code chapter 6-117 and 6-404).

If a dog or cat is running loose in the city, please call 911. An officer will attempt to find the animal. If the animal is caught, it will be taken to Hillcrest Animal Hospital, the City of Coon Rapids' animal impound location.

All dogs kept, harbored or maintained in the City shall be licensed and registered, (City Code 6-104). Licenses are available at the front desk at the City Center. Dog licenses are valid for 1 year and cost $10. When you come to the City Center to pay for your license, please provide a copy of the rabies vaccination for your dog along with your registration form and check.