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Animal Control

It’s our job to keep our community and its pets safe together.

Dangerous dogs

The City of Brooklyn Park enforces the “Dangerous Dog Statute.” All dog bites are dealt with in accordance with State statute 347.50. The statute allows a dog to be declared “Dangerous” after only one incident, such as an attack that results in substantial bodily harm.

Another commonly held belief is that a bite must occur for a dog to be declared “Dangerous.” The statute allows for a dog that behaves aggressively, and approaches a person in an “apparent attitude of attack,” to be declared “Dangerous” without ever having bitten anyone.

Animal quarantines

Section 92 of the Brooklyn Park city code regulates animal control. The code allows for one of two responses to an animal bite:

  1. Animal may be euthanized and tested for rabies or
  2. Animal may be quarantined for a period of ten days to observe the its behavior

Lost pets

Pets Under Police Security (PUPS) is a facility where lost pets are taken and cared for until picked up by their owners.

Reclaiming an animal

Animal Control

To reclaim an animal from the PUPS Facility, you must pay the fees at the City of Brooklyn Park (cash only):

  • Provide current proof of a rabies vaccination
  • Pay the impound and board fees
  • Purchase a city license before the animal can be released

Location and office hours

PUPS

11350 89th Ave. N.
Maple Grove, MN 55369
View map and directions to PUPS

Hours

Monday through Friday, 2 to 6 p.m.
Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

763-494-5999