Denver, Colorado


Unattended tethering is prohibited if it causes distress to the animal.

Sec. 8-131. Cruelty to animals prohibited.

(b) It shall specifically be cruel, dangerous, or inhumane for any person to:

(3) Tether and leave, or permit to be left, unattended any animal on a leash, cord or chain in such a manner as to cause distress to the animal.

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