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Q: States passing laws for chained dogs.

June 17, 2009 | By Lisa B. | 6 answers | Expired: 1753 days ago

Lisa B.

Nevada just passed a law that people can't keep dogs chained in their yards for days at a time. Are other states doing this also?

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erica m.
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Jun 28, 2009

i live in the md/dc/va area && to answer your question yes there is a law stating that you can not live your animal chainned outside. In order to have a registered animal like a dog, you must have a proper fenced in yard. The Animal Shelters come out and inspect your yard before the adoption process. I think it is horrible to chain your dog outside. All states should have a law saying that people cant chain their dogs outside.

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Kelly
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Jun 30, 2009

Texas is trying to get a tougher law passed but it has a lot of opposition from breeders & hunters. Many cities are passint their own laws while waiting to get a state law in place. You can probably get up to the minute info on where states stand on their anti-chaining legislation by going out to one of the following sites:
www.dogsdeservebetter.com
www.unchainyourdog.org

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Cheyenne D.
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Jun 29, 2009

I don't know if thet've done it where i live. It doesn't really affect me because i have a fenced yaed. I sorta like it because i've seen people keep their dogs tied out for days

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