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No, we do not pick up dogs unless they are causing a nuisance such as defecating, digging or damaging your yard or property and/or appears to be aggressive toward you or others, and the owner is not known. A deputy will be dispatched to your residence if you want the owners of the dog to be issued a citation. The deputy will only issue a citation or warning based upon your written statement of what happened. If the dog owner is not known, animal control will be called to pick up the dog.
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Yes, there is. In 2003 the Isanti County Board of Commissioners adopted an ordinance that regulates dogs in Isanti County. The ordinance includes provisions on kennel licenses, rabies vaccinations, control of dogs, enforcement of the ordinance, and more. This ordinance was adopted by the Board in an effort to "provide for the protection of dogs and also the health, safety, and general welfare of the citizens of Isanti County.
View a complete copy of the Dog Ordinance (PDF).
There is no law or ordinance against barking dogs. We recommend telling your neighbor about it. They may not be aware that it is barking and might help you out.