Ordinance & Regulations

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Animal Shelter FAQs

How many dogs and cats are allowed?

  • Answer: 4 dogs and 6 cats

What do we do about barking dogs?

  • Answer: If it has become a nuisance, call the shelter at 662-895-4582 during business hours or call the police department at 662-895-4111 after hours.

What are the shelter hours?

  • Answer: 8:00am – 5:00pm Monday – Friday and Saturday 8:00am – 11:00am

Is there a leash law?

  • Answer: Yes, all animals including cats are to be on a leash or confined if you live in the city.

What do we do if a dog is being treated inhumanely?

  • Answer: Call the shelter and we will have an officer do a welfare check on the animal.

What is considered an emergency for after hours calls?

  • Answer: If the shelter is closed, it has to be a problem with an aggressive animal in order to dispatch an officer.

Do our animals have to wear their rabies tags?

  • Answer: Yes, it is a Mississippi law, but also helps in the return of your lost animal.

Contact Us

  • 662-892-9200
  • City of Olive Branch, MS
    9200 Pigeon Roost
    Olive Branch, MS 38654

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