What is a nuisance animal?
City ordinances(Title 6) prohibit dogs and cats from becoming nuisances to neighboring residents through continual barking, digging into neighbors’ yards, disturbing gardens and flower beds, or other actions that damage another’s property or disturb the peace. Nuisance animal complaints can be reported to Animal Welfare through RequestTracker or by calling (918) 246-2543. Dogs that continually bark during sleeping hours (10 p.m. to 6 a.m.) should be reported immediately to the Police Department at 918-245-8777.

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1. How can I adopt a dog or cat?
2. Where is the animal shelter and what are its hours?
3. What are the requirements for keeping dogs or cats in the city limits?
4. How many dogs or cats can I have at my residence?
5. Do I need to license my dog or cat with the city?
6. Does the City accept 3-year rabies vaccinations?
7. What do I need to do if I need to rehome my pet?
8. What happens if my dog or cat is impounded?
9. What do I do if I lost my pet?
10. Can citizens bring a stray dog or cat to the animal welfare facility?
11. What is a nuisance animal?
12. What if an animal appears to be uncared for, abandoned or abused?
13. Do Animal Welfare staff investigate other animal complaints?