August 2, 2021
Dogs may not be tethered unattended for longer than 30 minutes or for longer than 15 minutes in adverse weather conditions.
Sec. 111-6. – Dogs.
B. Control of dogs.
(4) No person shall tether a dog to a stationary object or to a mobile device:
(a) Unless the tether allows the dog to walk at least eight (8) feet and has swivels at each end to prevent twisting and tangling;
(b) That is weighted or has chain links thicker than one-quarter of an inch;
(c) Unless the tether is not close to a pool, fence, highway or other hazard for the dog;
(d) For more than fifteen (15) minutes when a weather advisory and warning has been issued or extreme conditions will pose a risk to such dog; and
(e) Unless there is shelter and water within reach of the dog tethered.
(5) No provision of Section 4 shall be construed to permit the tying, chaining, or otherwise tethering of any dog outdoors as a means of confinement for a time period exceeding thirty (30) minutes unless the owner or keeper is outside with the dog and the dog is in the owner’s or keeper’s view.