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Licensing a dog - new or renewal - can be done online or in person. Renewals also can be done by mail.
Visit the Edina Police Department office at City Hall, 4801 W. 50th St., 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays.
Send current rabies vaccination information and a check for the licensing fee to:
Edina Police Division4801 W 50th StreetEdina, MN 55424-1394
Expiration: All dog licenses expire Dec. 31 of each year.
License numbers are valid for the life of a dog. Request a new number only if the tag is unreadable.
Off-leash collars are required on dogs using the off-leash dog park at Van Valkenburg Park. You can buy one when you get your license (either online or in person) or purchase it separately using the Off-Leash Collar form.
When off the owners property, all dogs and cats must be leashed. This includes City parks. An exception is in the City's off-leash dog area (OLA) at Van Valkenburg Park and off-season at Strachauer Park. Purchase an Off Leash Collar.The off-leash area is open daily 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Dogs must wear an OLA collar.Dogs must be properly vaccinated and must be leashed when entering and exiting the OLA. No glass containers, smoking, female dogs in season, unauthorized motorized equipment or vehicles, bicycles or individual dogs known to be aggressive are allowed.Children under age 6 are not allowed within the OLA; children under 12 must be closely supervised by an adult. Dog owners are responsible for damage and injuries inflicted by their dogs and must properly clean up after them.Other rules are listed on signs within the park. OLA permits with collars cost $25 for residents and $50 for non-residents. Discounts are given for multiple dogs.Discounts are given on multiple Off-Leash Area collars only at:
Yes. Residents can keep up to four hens per household, provided they are properly cared for and not allowed to wander off your property. No roosters are allowed due to noise concerns. Because there is little injury, health or safety risk in raising chickens, residents do not need to obtain a license, registration or permit. Up to 18 hen chicks may be raised for educational purposes.
City Ordinance Chapter 8, Division 2, Section 8-241 states that a violation occurs when the animal noise happens repeatedly over at least a five-minute period of time, and there is one minute or less time lapse between each animal noise during the five minute period. If these conditions are met, call 952-826-1600, 24 hours, to report the violation. For more animal information, visit Animal Control.