Racine, Wisconsin

March 15, 2005

Dogs may not be tethered for longer than 12 hours in a 24-hour period, and certain requirements must be met.

Sec. 10-101. Chaining dogs.

(a) It shall be unlawful to keep a dog chained for longer than 12 hours in any 24-hour period.

(b) The chain shall be affixed to a collar or harness and no less than ten feet in length.

(c) The chain shall be attached in such a manner as not to allow the dog to trespass on public or private property.

(d) The terms “chain” and “chaining” include any manner of restraint such as ropes, cables, or leashes.

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