Asheville, North Carolina

September 22, 2009

This ordinance prohibits animals from being unattended and restrained by tether in any manner that prevents them from having access to food, water or shelter.

Sec. 3-12. Animal care.
(i) It shall be unlawful for an owner to leave a dog unattended and restrained by tether while outdoors.

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