March 23, 2009
Effective March 23, 2010
Tethering of dogs is prohibited except under special circumstances. If special circumstances apply, tethering cannot exceed seven consecutive days.
Sec. 4-5 Cruelty to Animals
(d) It shall be unlawful to tether a dog except under the following circumstances:
(1) Tethering for a period not to exceed seven consecutive days while actively engaged in:
(i) Shepherding or herding livestock.
(ii) Lawful dog activities such as hunting training, law enforcement training, veterinary treatment and/or the pursuit of working or competing in these legal endeavors.
(iii) Meeting the requirements of a camping or recreational area.