§ 81.01. Definitions

Tethering. Dogs may not be tethered to a stationary object unless a responsible adult (at least 18 years of age) is in the immediate presence of the dog and the following conditions are met:

A tether shall be equipped with a swivel at both ends.
A tether shall be a minimum of 10 ft. in length.
A tether shall be connected to a collar or harness and is not allowed to be placed directly around the neck of a dog.
The tether shall be used so as to eliminate any possibility of entanglement.
Only one dog shall be attached to a tether.
Pulley systems, running lines and trolley systems may be used with a tether. These systems/lines must be minimum 10. ft. in length and no more than 7 ft. above ground level.
No tether shall be used which would allow the dog within 5 ft. of a property line.

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