Dogs and Cats are the only animals that can be licensed and kept within the Town of Viking. Some dog breeds require special licences and handling as vicious or restricted breeds.
Owners of a vicious or restricted dog must ensure the dog is on a leash and under control at all times while off their own property. While on their own property, restricted dogs must be confined in a secure enclosure and must be on a leash when allowed out of the secure enclosure.
Restricted Dogs in Viking are:
- Any Dog commonly known as a Pit Bull,
- Pit Bull Terrier, or
- American Pit Bull Terrier, or
- Any Dog of mixed breeding which includes any of the following breeds:
- Pitbull Terrier
- American Pitbull Terrier
- Staffordshire Bull Terrier, or
- American Staffordshire Terrier