State Law Reference — Authorizing cities of the fourth class to regulate animals and fowl, see RSMo., §§ 79.400 and 79.370. As to liens for care of animals impounded, see RSMo., § 430.165. As to rabies, see RSMo., ch. 322. As to wildlife, see RSMo., § 252.040. As to wildlife — see constitution article 4, section 40(a). As to animal care facilities — City dog pound, see RSMo., §§ 273.325 et seq.
Cross Reference — As to placing dead animals, etc., in wells, drinking fountains, etc., see § 20-13. As to fighting chickens, dogs, etc., see § 20-30. As to horses, etc., on streets, sidewalks, etc., see § 20-34. As to transportation of wild animals through City, see § 20-48. As to construction of vehicles for transporting dead animals, see § 18-18 of this code. As to zoning, see § 31-19(A)(8)(d). As to nuisance, see § 19-2(E) and (J).
Article I In General
Article II Dogs and Cats
Section 4-18 Dog off owner's premises without leash prohibited except in certain designated areas, where different requirements apply.
Section 4-25 Keeping of barking, etc., dogs or cats; responsibility of owner to prevent dog or cat from damaging property or biting, etc., persons.
Section 4-28 Officer procedure when a dog or cat is injuring a person or domestic animal when impoundment of dog or cat is being attempted.
Article III Dangerous Dogs
Article IV Circumstances When Dogs Become Subject to Certain Requirements
Section 4-38 Procedures to be followed for making a determination of when a dog will be subject to the provisions of Section 4-39.