Multnomah County, Oregon

June 27, 2002

Tethering is restricted. Dogs may not be continuously tethered longer than 10 hours in a 24 hour period.


(B) It is unlawful for any person to commit any of the following:

(14) Except as provided under MCC 13.300(B) (2), permit any dog to be tethered for more than 10 hours in a 24-hour period.

(15) Notwithstanding MCC 13.305 (B) (14), permit any dog to be tethered in a manner or method that allows the animal to become entangled for a period of time detrimental to the animal’s well being.

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