Outdoor Restraint of Companion Animals

The Town Board of the Town of Hunter has determined that the practice of fastening a dog outdoors for a prolonged period to a stationary object, such as a structure, a pole, or a tree can be inhumane and may present a threat to the safety of the dog, other animals and human beings. The Town Board has further determined that it is in the best interest of the residents of the Town of Hunter, as well as their pets, to ensure the safety of all by regulating the amount of time, as well as the manner in which, a dog may be restrained outdoors.

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