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Yes, your dog can be tethered outside under certain conditions. A) An adult must be home. B) the dog cannot be tethered between the hours of 10 pm and 6 am. C) The dog must be attached to the tether by a leather or nylon collar or harness. No choke collars or pinch collars. The collar must be the circumference of the animal’s neck plus one inch. D) tether must be designed for dogs,--No log chains. E) Tether must be at least 12 ft. long, unbroken and free of tangles F) tether must be placed where the dog cannot be in danger of being strangled or hanged. G) placement of tether much be in an area free of debris and obstacles. H) tethered dog must be able to reach water, shelter and dry ground. I) tethered animal must not be out in extreme weather such as heat greater than 90 degrees Fahrenheit, freezing temperatures of 32 degrees Fahrenheit or less, tornados, hail or rain. J) each dog must be tethered in separate areas so as not to be entangled. K) Any tethering system shall not allow the dog to reach within six (6) feet of the public right-of-way, public access to the structure, the sidewalk to the structure or any door that may be accessed by the public or emergency services or neighboring property lines.
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You are allowed no more than four companion animals over six months in age. This can be a combination of dogs, cats or pot bellied pigs. All pets must be vaccinated for rabies by a licensed veterinarian and registered with the City of Cameron when they reach six months of age. Pet tags are due by January 31st of each year. The cost of each tag is $15 unless the pet is spayed or neutered, and then the cost is $10. Proof of spay/neuter must be verified by a licensed veterinarian. There will be a $5 late fee starting in February of each year with an additional $5 each month for delinquent tags. Replacement tags are $2 per tag.
Yes, your dog (or cat) must be properly restrained by a leash, fenced property or by monitored tethering.
You can contact Animal Control by calling either the police department non-emergency number (816-632-6521) or by calling city hall (816-632-2177). If your animal has been impounded there is a $25 pick up fee and a kennel fee of $10 per day.
You do not have to live within the city limits of Cameron to enjoy the dog park. You will, however, need to have your dog registered with the City. The dog tag is $15 per year ($10 if spayed/neutered) with the year beginning in January. You must be vaccinated against parvo/distemper and have a current rabies shot given by a licensed veterinarian to city hall. If you are visiting the dog park from out-of-town, please have your proof of vaccinations available for inspection.
You are allowed no more than four companion animals over six months in age. This can be a combination of cats, dogs or pot bellied pigs. All cats must be vaccinated for rabies by a licensed veterinarian and registered with the City of Cameron when they reach six months of age. Cat tags are due by January 31st of each year. The cost of each tag is $15 unless the cat is spayed or neutered, and then the cost is $10. Proof of spay/neuter must be verified by a licensed veterinarian. There will be a $5 late fee per month starting in February of each year. Replacement tags are $2 per tag
It is prohibited to allow your cat to run at large within the city limits of Cameron. When outdoors, each cat must properly restrained by leash, fenced property and or monitored tethering to prevent the animal from violating the at-large ordinance.