Dogs must now be licensed, vaccinated against rabies to visit downtown Eugene


    Dogs must have a valid license and proof of rabies vaccination attached to their collars or harness to be present in the downtown core, shown in blue in this City of Eugene map.

    EUGENE, Ore. - Dogs must be licensed and have a rabies vaccination to visit downtown Eugene, effective Thursday. | MORE on dogs & downtown

    The Eugene City Council passed the restriction by a unanimous vote Tuesday.

    Mayor Lucy Vinis signed the ordinance Thursday.

    It takes effect immediately.

    Dogs must have a valid license and proof of rabies vaccination attached to their collars or harness to be present in the downtown core.

    The ordinance carves out an exception for the "publicly owned property and rights-of-way abutting the Dining Room located at 270 W 8th Avenue."

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