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ANIMAL

Laws

The Idaho Humane Society’s Animal Care and Control Division enforces animal-related laws in the cities of Boise, Eagle, Kuna, Meridian, and in the unincorporated parts of Ada County. 

Garden City has its own animal control services that is not connected with the Idaho Humane Society.

Here you can find links to relevant chapters in state code as well as the laws for your particular jurisdiction. If you need any questions about animal laws in Idaho, please email [email protected].

Laws & state codes

IDAHO STATE CODE

Enforceable in all Idaho jurisdictions

Animals Running at Large
Title 25, Chapter 21

Dogs
Title 25, Chapter 28

Animal Care
Title 25, Chapter 35

BOISE CITY CODE

Animal Control
Title 5, Chapter 1

GARDEN CITY CODE

Animal Control
Title 4, Chapter 5

MERIDIAN CITY CODE

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

ADA COUNTY CODE

Enforceable in unincorporated regions of Ada County

Animal Control
Title 5, Chapter 7

EAGLE CITY CODE

Animal Control
Title 4, Chapter 4

KUNA CITY CODE

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

STAR CITY CODE

Full City Code
Refer to Title 2. Chapter 2: Noise Control

Full City Code
Refer to Title 4: Animal Control