Nashville, TN asked in Animal / Dog Law for Kentucky

Q: Are dog owners required to clean up their dog's waste, off their property in Richmond, Ky (city limits)?

I'm required to maintain the grass on both sides of the sidewalk. I live close to a street and a neighbor walks his dog to my yard, looks at me, and leaves the waste. I have dogs, which I clean up after (especially in someone else's yard). I take care of my property and animals. Not only is this a disgusting nuisance, but it exposes my dogs (both are over 8 years old) to potential issues.

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Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
  • Animal & Dog Law Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY
  • Licensed in Kentucky

A: Yes. Everyone is required to police their own waste.

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