Dogs must be on a leash, no longer than 10 feet long, at all times when not confined to a cage, residence or backyard (this law does not apply to cats).
Letting a dog run loose with a leash attached but not held by an individual is a violation of the city's leash law. Violations may result in a fine of $100 or more.
The city does not operate any off-leash parks; however, the county provides three, including one in Overland Park:
- Thomas S. Stoll Memorial Park, 119th and Quivira, Overland Park;
- Heritage Park, 159th and Pflumm, Olathe;
- Shawnee Mission Park, 79th and Renner Road, Shawnee.
For more information on the county's off-leash areas, call 913-438-7275.
Be a good neighbor: Remember to pick up after your pet.