Douglas County, Georgia

January 15, 2008

Domesticated animals may not be tethered while unattended or as a permanent method of restraint.

Sec. 5-42. Confinement of animals generally, vicious animals, etc.

(a) An owner of a domesticated animal, whether vaccinated or not vaccinated, shall confine such domesticated animal within an adequate fence or enclosure or within a house, garage or other building to prevent the animal from running at large. No animal shall be tied or tethered as a permanent measure of restrain. [sic] No animal shall be left unattended on a chain, lead, runner, cable, rope, leash or similar tethering device.

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