Tethering/Chaining

Upper Township, New Jersey

2009

Dogs may not be tethered after dark. Unaltered dogs may not be tethered for any period of time.

8-5.7 Chaining or Tethering of Dogs.
a. Dogs must be able to move freely when chained or tethered. The size of the tether or chain must be a minimum of fifteen (15′) linear feet and shall remain tangle free. Dogs must be equipped with properly fitted harness or buckle-type collars. The tether or chain shall be constructed of lightweight, yet durable, material. A dog house must be accessible to any dog that is chained or tethered.
b. Dogs that are not spayed or neutered shall not be tethered or chained for any period of time and must be in a completely enclosed yard or housed indoors.
c. No dogs may be tethered or chained after dark (prior to sunrise or after sunset).

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