Weldon, North Carolina

November 4, 2013

No unattended tethering is permitted.


(A) It shall be unlawful to tether an unattended dog.

(B)  When on the property of the dog owner, dogs may run loose when attended by a responsible person who can control the dog either by voice commands or by a leash.

(C)  When on the property of the dog owner, dogs may run unattended if kept in a secure area, including a fenced-in area or when kept in a PEN (as defined above) of sufficient strength and height to prevent the dog from escaping. Penalty, see § 90.99

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