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Dog licenses and Off Leash Collars for the dog parks can be obtained by mail, online or in person.
All City dog licenses expire Dec. 31. To renew by mail, send current rabies information and a check for the licensing fee to:
Edina Police Division4801 W 50th StreetEdina, MN 55424-1394
Cost is $20 per neutered or spayed dog. Licenses for dogs not neutered or spayed cost $30 each. Duplicate tags cost $6.License numbers are valid for the life of a dog. Request a new number only if the tag is unreadable.
When off the owners property, all dogs and cats must be leashed. This includes City parks. An exception is in the City's off-leash dog area (OLA) at Van Valkenburg Park and off-season at Strachauer Park. Purchase an Off Leash Collar.The off-leash area is open daily 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Dogs must wear an OLA collar.Dogs must be properly vaccinated and must be leashed when entering and exiting the OLA. No glass containers, smoking, female dogs in season, unauthorized motorized equipment or vehicles, bicycles or individual dogs known to be aggressive are allowed.Children under age 6 are not allowed within the OLA; children under 12 must be closely supervised by an adult. Dog owners are responsible for damage and injuries inflicted by their dogs and must properly clean up after them.Other rules are listed on signs within the park. OLA permits with collars cost $25 for residents and $50 for non-residents. Discounts are given for multiple dogs.Discounts are given on multiple Off-Leash Area collars only at:
Yes. Residents can keep up to four hens per household, provided they are properly cared for and not allowed to wander off your property. No roosters are allowed due to noise concerns. Because there is little injury, health or safety risk in raising chickens, residents do not need to obtain a license, registration or permit. Up to 18 hen chicks may be raised for educational purposes.