Tethering/Chaining

Santa Fe County, New Mexico

January 31, 2017

No unattended tethering is permitted.

Article 5, Section 5-2(A) [of Ordinance No. 1991-6] is repealed and replaced with the following:

A. It shall be unlawful to tether a dog as a form of confinement. Fixed point tethering of any dog to stationary objects is permitted in limited circumstances, such as picnics or gatherings in a park or open space, or for emergency purposes to permit an individual to render aide to a human or another animal and only when the owner is immediately present.

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