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Columbus, Ohio, Unanimously Passes Dog Tethering Restriction

Paws Up!
October 24, 2017

To the council members of Columbus, Ohio, for unanimously passing an ordinance to restrict how our canine companions can be tethered outside for prolonged periods of time.

According to a recent news article, council members in Columbus, Ohio, unanimously passed restrictions on the current tethering law.  Under the new law, residents would be prohibited from tethering their dogs overnight from 10pm-6am, or during extreme weather.  The law also states the type of collar or tether that can be used.  Anyone found guilty of breaking this law may be charged with a misdemeanor or first-degree offense.

To learn more about the negative effects prolonged tethering has on dogs, please download our free brochure here.

Take Action:  Columbus, Ohio, residents contact your council member and thank them for supporting this effort to help alleviate the suffering of dogs who are tethered outside for prolonged periods of time.

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