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If you live in the city limits of Kaufman you are allowed to have up to 4 adult domestic animals. City Ordinance 18.80.
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Yes. All pets that reside in the city limits of Kaufman must be registered with the city.
Each dog and cat must be registered with the City of Kaufman Animal Services Division once it reaches three months of age. A current metal registration tag will be issued, and this tag must be affixed to a collar or harness and worn at all times. Documentation of a current rabies vaccination is required at the time of registration.
The fee to register a pet is $5 . Registration is valid for 12 months from the date of issuance. Registrations can be obtained at Kaufman City Hall..
The following animals are exempt from the registration requirement:
Yes. All pets over the age of 3 months must be Rabies vaccinated. City Ordinance 18.72.
No. However, allowing animals to run at large is against city ordinance 18.36.
No. State law requires all pets be kept on a "lead, trolley, or pulley system" that is a minimum of 10 feet in length. Think of a laundry line in your backyard, your dog must be able to run the length of the laundry line by having him attached to it by a cable with a clip. (Health & Safety Code 821.077)
The City of Kaufman contracts with the Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake in Seven Points.
No. The City of Kaufman does not remove bee hives. There are several companies that serve Kaufman County such as
Baldwin Pest Services http://www.baldwinpestservices.com/
Kaufman Bee Keepers http://kaufman-beekeepers.business.site/
AA Bee Removal Experts http://www.aabeeremovalexperts.com/
Nuisance complaints can be reported to Animal Control Services at 972-932-3094 or by clicking here.