Does Goochland County have a leash law?
No, not at this time. However, it is illegal to allow a dog to run at large off of its owner’s property April 1 through May 31. Running at large is defined as roaming, running or self-hunting while not under its owner’s or custodian’s immediate control.

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1. Can I adopt an animal from the animal shelter?
2. Does Goochland County have a leash law?
3. What can I do if a neighbor’s dog continues to come on my property causing a nuisance?
4. How do I obtain a dog license?
5. Do cats have to be licensed in Goochland County?
6. How do I report an animal bite?
7. Is there a limit on the number of animals I can own in Goochland County?
8. What happens to a stray animal that is picked up by an Animal Protection Officer?
9. How do I reclaim my animal from the Animal Shelter?
10. Who do I call about nuisance wildlife?
11. Who do I call about a dead animal on my property?