Santa Fe, New Mexico


Tethering of dogs is prohibited except in limited circumstances, such as while at a picnic or in emergencies where it is necessary to render aid to another animal.

5-5.4 – Restraint of animals
F. It is unlawful to confine a domestic animal by the use of a tether, chain, trolley, or similar restraint. Fixed point tethering of any domestic animal to stationary objects is permitted in limited circumstances such as picnics or gatherings in a park or open space, for emergency purposes to permit an individual to render aid to a human or other animal, and only when the owner is immediately present.

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