Animal Laws

The Idaho Humane Society’s Animal Care and Control Division enforces animal-related laws in the cities of Boise, Eagle, Garden City, Kuna and Meridian, and in the unincorporated parts of Ada County. Here you can find links to relevant chapters in state code as well as the laws for your particular jurisdiction.

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Idaho State Code

Enforceable in all Idaho jurisdictions

Animals Running at Large
Title 25, Chapter 21

Title 25, Chapter 28

Animal Care
Title 25, Chapter 35

Ada County Code

Enforceable in unincorporated regions of Ada County

Animal Control
Title 5, Chapter 7

Kuna City Code

Full City Code
Refer to Title 10, Chapter 3: Animal Control

Meridian City Code

Full City Code
Refer to Title 6, Chapter 2: Animal Control