Denton, Texas

November 2020

Unattended tethering of animals is prohibited. Animals may only be tethered if the person responsible for the animal remains with the animal while the animal is tethered.

Sec. 6-8. – Restraining animals and tethering animals.
(a) It shall be unlawful to stake or restrain any domestic animal outside on a leash, tether, chain or similar apparatus unless a person who is in control, custody, or caring for the animal remains with the animal throughout the period of restraint. This prohibition shall apply to public and private property.

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