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March 30, 2023
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Animal Control Regulations for Jackson County, Oregon

Animal Care and Control Regulations are enforced throughout Jackson County. Individual cities may have additional regulations pertaining to animals within city limits.

Please refer to the Jackson County Code to see a full copy of this chapter. County Code (select part 6)

County Violation and Impoundment


Upon finding a dog engaged in activities as a Dangerous Dog or upon receipt from a complainant of evidence that a dog has been so engaged, the animal control officer or other law enforcement officer shall impound the dog. Unless otherwise required by State law, the impounding officer is required to give the keeper of the dog, if applicable, a copy of JCC 612.09 to 612.10, 612.14 to 612.20 or leave it at the last known address of the keeper. Unless otherwise required by State law, if the County Administrator has not received a request for hearing as provided for in JCC 612.14, the dog shall be killed in a humane manner on the third full business day after notice of impoundment of the dog.