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Pets in Cheverly
Animal Ordinance Code Violations
  • Animals running at large
  • Failure to pick up fecal waste when walking dag
  • Excessive noise
  • Unsanitary conditions on private property
  • Confined in heat
  • Failure to license a dog or cat
  • Failure to display license and/or current rabies tag
Learn about Cheverly's Code Enforcement as it pertains to animals here.

Don't let your pets become a nuisance
Complaints from residents:
  • Dogs running loose that have bitten residents
  • Dogs running loose that have attacked smaller dogs being walked by their owners
  • Owners walking their dogs that leave fecal waste in other people's yards, on sidewalks, or in parks

Please be a good neighbor
  • Your dog or cat must be SECURELY confined so that it cannot escape from your property
  • Dogs must be on a leash strong enough to control the animal
  • Do not let your dog run loose in the parks
  • Be aware that if you leave your dog home alone with the windows open, your dog may become a noise problem by barking at everything and everyone that passes.

Have you lost a pet? Get information about what to do here.
Have you found a stray animal in Cheverly? Get information about what to do here.

Cheverly Executive Offices:   6401 Forest Road, Cheverly, MD 20785  (301) 773-8360
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