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Old 09-01-2007, 07:48 PM
 
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Hi all. i am moving to knoxville tennessee from california, i currently have two dogs and am planning on getting two more when i move, one is really old and doesnt play with my puppy. i am wondering the legal number of dogs i can own in tennessee; in california it is 3.
any help is greatly appreciated!!!
thank you!!
jamie
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Old 09-02-2007, 02:55 AM
Status: "You've grown up really crazy! - Eisley" (set 3 days ago)
 
Location: Deane Hill, Knoxville, Tennessee
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Knox County law says that you can have one to five cats and dogs on less than an acre. It is six to 10 on 1.5 to 2.5 acres. It goes up from there.

http://www.knoxpets.org/files/animal...nox_County.pdf
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Old 09-02-2007, 07:53 AM
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Hahaha,

This law is obviously not enforced. A street that we used to live on had two "cat people" with at least 20 each. It was a disaster sometimes and everyone complained but nothing ever happened. I'm just glad we didn't live close enough for the cats to ever come to our house.
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Old 09-02-2007, 11:13 AM
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Location: Deane Hill, Knoxville, Tennessee
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Oh, I know it isn't enforced. This is Tennessee and what I like about it.
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Old 09-02-2007, 11:25 AM
 
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Wink What Dogs?

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Oh, I know it isn't enforced. This is Tennessee and what I like about it.
Of course it isn't enforced. Our Knox County officials are too busy eating lobsters at Regas when they aren't out of town on a cruise
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Old 09-02-2007, 11:28 AM
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Location: Deane Hill, Knoxville, Tennessee
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Of course it isn't enforced. Our Knox County officials are too busy eating lobsters at Regas when they aren't out of town on a cruise
ROTFLMAO!
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Old 09-02-2007, 04:18 PM
 
Location: Kenai Peninsula, AK
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If you get outside of Knox County itself (Anderson, etc.) you might find there's no law at all. I know people (hunters) who own over 50 dogs up here in NETN.
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