What Do I Need To Do In Order To Legally Own My Dog?

In Iowa, it is important that your dog wears a collar, and has a rabies vaccinations tag attached to that collar. Once your dog has these two things, then it is considered legally yours.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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