Pet Ordinance

City rules regarding domestic animals can be found under Hopkins City Code Chapter 6. For more information, view Hopkins City Code Chapter 6 (PDF).

Number Limits

No person shall keep, harbor or maintain in any individual dwelling unit within or upon property located in Hopkins a combination of dogs and cats totaling more than four animals over the age of six months. Furthermore, the total number of dogs and cats cannot be more than four.

Restraint Requirement

As a pet owner you are required to keep your dog(s) under restraint at all times.

Barking & Noise

Any dog which, by any noise, unreasonably disturbs the peace and quiet of any person in the vicinity is considered a nuisance dog. This includes dogs that bark or whine repeatedly over a five-minute period of time.