Animal Laws

Leash Law

City of Forney ordinances require all animals to be restrained at all times.

Pooper Scooper Law

It is the responsibility of the pet owner to cleanup after their pet. According to the ordinance passed by the City Council on June 19, 2007, any person having custody or control of any domestic pet must pick up and dispose of any feces left by that pet on any public place including parks, streets, rights-of-ways, sidewalks, or any other person's lawn or property. Please note this pertains to all domestic pets.


All dogs and cats 4 months of age and older must be vaccinated for rabies every 3 years by a licensed veterinarian.

Code of Ordinances

City of Forney ordinances can be viewed at or by scanning the QR code below.

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