May 10, 2004
No dog shall be tethered for more than 10 hours in a 24-hour period.
§ 7-9. Tethering or chaining of dogs restricted.
A. A dog may be restrained by a fixed point chain, trolley system or tether for no more than 10 hours in a twenty-four-hour period.
B. No chain or tether shall weigh more than 1/8 of the dog’s body weight.
C. Any chain or tether shall be at least 10 feet in length and have swivels at both ends.
D. Any chain or tether must be attached to a properly fitting collar or harness worn by the animal.