What are the fence requirements for Pit Bull dogs?

Fence must meet the following requirements:

  • The fence must be six feet tall, measured from the ground.
  • The fence must be constructed of wooden planks at least 0.5 inch thick or 11 gage chain link fencing.
  • There may be no gaps or openings larger than 2 inches.
  • Fencing must be firmly attached to brace posts buried no less than 18 inches deep.
  • All gates must have a locking mechanism that keeps the gates securely closed.

For Complete Directive Language and more information on fencing requirements, see the following:

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1. Where is Animal Shelter located and what are their hours?
2. I lost my pet. Is it at the City of Garland Shelter?
3. What are your fees?
4. What should I do if I find a stray dog?
5. How can I get low cost vaccines or spay/neuter services?
6. How do I become a volunteer?
7. What donated items does the shelter need?
8. How do I surrender my pet?
9. Is there a limit of pets a citizen can own?
10. How do I get a dead animal in the street picked up?
11. How do I get a trap from Animal Services?
12. How do I report a coyote sighting?
13. What are the fence requirements for Pit Bull dogs?
14. What are the rules regarding rabies vaccinations?
15. What should I do if I am bitten by an animal?
16. Who can get rabies?
17. What should I do if I am possibly exposed to rabies?