The State of Wisconsin requires that all dogs 5 mos. of age and older are required to be licensed annual through you local municipality
Description of a kennel as defined by the Jefferson County Zoning Ordinance:
"A premises within which one or more of the following activities is conducted: a. Dogs, cats, or other household pets are maintained, boarded, bred, kept, or cared for in return for remuneration or for the purpose of sale. b. Within any agricultural district, five (5) or more dogs are kept as household pets, not counting pups below the age of five (5) months, unless more are allowed by conditional use permit. c. Within any other district, three (3) or more dogs are kept as household pets, not counting pups below the age of five (5) months, unless more are allowed by conditional use permit.
Within the A-1 district, the kennel shall be subject to the following standards: a. Be conducted by the owner or operator of the farm. b. Require no buildings, structures, or improvements other than a farm residence, an Agricultural Accessory Structure, or both. c. Not impair the current or future agricultural use of the farm or of other farmland within a certified farmland preservation zoning district, legally protected from nonagricultural development, or both.” [12/21/82, Ord. No. 11; am. 3/13/12, Ord. 2011-28]
Unlicensed dogs will result in penalty and/or impoundment of animal