A stray animal that comes under the control of the Coon Rapids Police Department is transported to Hillcrest Animal Hospital. You may reach the township at 651-484-7211. Concerns regarding animals at large should be reported to 911.
Any dog or cat that is off the premises of the owner must be on a leash of not more than 6 feet. All dogs and cats are required to be licensed, vaccinated against rabies, and wear an ID tag. Pet owners are also responsible for the removal of any animal excrement on private or public property by placing same in a proper receptacle. It is illegal for an owner to allow a dog to howl or bark to the reasonable annoyance of another.