The Pocono Ranch Lands Rules and Regulations #8 Pets was amended as of July 11, 2020 

All dogs in Pennsylvania, three months or older, must be licensed by January 1st of each year. State license tags must be displayed, and a record of rabies vaccination produced upon request by Public Safety.

You can apply online for a state license tag at

All dogs must be registered with the Association. A numbered Association Identification Tag must always be displayed by the dog matching the registration.

All dogs must be confined to the dog owner’s property. When walked off the owner’s property, all dogs must be on a leash at all times. All pet waste must be immediately picked-up and properly disposed of.

All dogs must be kept under the dog owner’s control at all times. The following will be deemed in violation of this rule:

  1. Animals found roaming freely; or
  2. Persistent barking; or
  3. Behavior that is perceived as menacing to others, behavior that damages property, or behavior that threatens the health and safety of others; or
  4. Willful and obvious disregard for the safety of others, by repeated instances of permitting dogs to roam freely in community, whether on common area property or another                                   member’s property, will be deemed in violation of this rule.

Please see current rules for fee amounts of violations