Pets and Other Animals on Campus

Pierce College prohibits pets and other animals from entering buildings operated by the college. Pets and animals on college grounds shall be in the physical control of their owner - in accordance with the City of Lakewood (.06.04.000 - Animal Control) or Puyallup (Title 8) leash law ordinances.

Exceptions to the policy prohibiting animals in college buildings will be granted for:

  • Service animals while performing their duties or participating in certified service animal training (owners must properly dispose of their service animal's waste);
  • Research, clinical and teaching animals (used in direct support of college programs); and
  • On-duty police dogs


Approved 2004-07-14