Owning a Pet in Fremont

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Dog Parks

Off Leash Areas for Dogs

Some areas of Quarry Lakes Regional Park offer off-leash walking.



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Chickens, Bees & Other Critters

There are limits and restrictions for animal ownership even for cats and dogs. Get all the details about owning chickens, roosters, ducks, rabbits, doves, pigeons, and bees in Fremont including associated permit fees.

More details can be found by visiting the Limits on Animal Ownership page.

Exotic Pets

Exotic animals are not permitted in Fremont.

Fremont defines an “Exotic Animal” as any poisonous reptile or other wild animal or any vicious or dangerous animal or other animal of wild, vicious or dangerous propensities, requiring a standard of care and control greater than required for customary household pets or domestic farm animals.