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A number of animals are regulated and licensed in the City of Milwaukee. Depending on the type of animal and the number of them, various regulations will need to be followed.
Information about reporting animal bites in the City of Milwaukee.
Rules regarding the keeping of farm animals in the City of Milwaukee.
If you own multiple cats and/or dogs, you may need an Animal Fancier permit.
Commercial Pesticide Application Registration, roach, bedbug and stinging insect control.
Detailed information regarding City of Milwaukee animal fees..
Pet shops, animal groomers kennels, and stables require licenses.
Instructions for dealing with live and dead animals that need to be removed.
Learn more about prohibited dangerous animals.
Details about what to do when an animal is at large.
If you own rabbits, ferrets, or guinea pigs, read these rules for having them.
Animal noise complaint information can be found here.
Milwaukee requires certain dog breeds be regulated.
If you keep bees in Milwaukee you'll need to know the legal and proper way to do it.
Rules regarding exotic animals in Milwaukee.
Information about chicken keeping in the City of Milwaukee.
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