Los Angeles City, California

  • No unaltered cats over the age of four months are allowed to be in a public place unsupervised.
  • All dogs and cats must be spayed or neutered after the age of four months. Exemptions are provided for animals used in show and performance competitions, service animals, animals whose health would be endangered by the procedure, and animals with breeding permits.
  • Unaltered dogs and cats must be microchipped.
  • There is a penalty of $100 or 8 hours of community service for non-compliance, with increasing penalties for continued non-compliance.
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