Skip to Main Content

15 Reasons Not to Chain Dogs

All too often, “man’s best friend” is left to spend their entire lives in solitary confinement, trapped at the end of a chain. Chained dogs are often deprived of adequate care and shelter and are left to suffer through extreme heat or freezing winter nights when all they want are scratches behind the ears, walks around the block, and the opportunity to curl up at their guardians’ feet at night—indoors.

Here are 15 reasons not to chain dogs:















The best way to help chained dogs is to work with city or county legislators to ban chaining, and PETA has the resources to help you get started. Speak out for all chained dogs or help an individual dog in need, and don’t forget to share this with everyone you know.