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Did You Know......that you could be cited for not picking up after your dog. Citations range from $75 to $300. Be courteous to those around you and carry baggies to properly dispose of your dog's defecation. Our office receives several complaints regarding this issue. We all want to enjoy our beautiful surroundings and you can help by being a responsible pet owner.  

Don't Get Caught......To avoid a citation, make sure that your dog is currently vaccinated and licensed. Officers are currently following up on all expired dog licenses with home visits. Citations are being issued to those found in violation. Please call our office at (530) 582-7830 if you are not sure if your dog is currently licensed.

Regional Park Leash Law May 1st through October 31st.......All dogs must be on a leash at all times while visiting Regional Park, this includes the park, skateboard park, frisbee golf course, rodeo grounds, etc. There will be no warnings. Administrative citations that range from $75.00 to $300.00 will be issued to violators.

Bear with Us.......Black bears are common in this area. Contact the Bear League for more information on living with bears 530-525-7297 or visit

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You may visit the Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe’s website at to find out about upcoming events.