University Safety and Assurances

Policy on Animals in University Buildings & on University Lands


UWS Chapter 18.06 (5). ANIMALS

The presence of dogs, cats, and other pets is prohibited in all university buildings and in arboretums at all times except as authorized by the chief administrative officer. Dogs specially trained or being specially trained to lead blind or deaf persons or to provide support for mobility-impaired persons, and wearing harnesses or leashes and special capes, shall be exempt from these provisions. The presence of dogs, cats and other pets shall be prohibited on all other university lands unless they are on leash under the control of and accompanied by a person. Any dog, cat or other pet found in violation of this subsection may be impounded and its owner subject to the penalty provisions in s. UWS 18.07.

UWS 18.07 Penalties

Unless otherwise specified, the penalty for violating any of the rules in s. UWS 18.06 shall be a forfeiture of not more than $500, as provided in s. 36.11 (1) (c), Stats.

Note: Violations of the rules in s. UWS 18.06 will be processed in accordance with the citation procedure established in s. 778.25, Stats.
History: Cr. Register, March, 1976, No. 243, eff. 4-1-76; am. Register, November, 1991, No. 431, eff. 12-1-91.

Please Direct any Risk Management Questions to:

Risk Manager
University Safety & Assurances
Engelmann Hall, Room 270
Office Phone: 229-5079
Office Fax: 229-6729