Am I Required By Law To Keep My Dog On A Leash?

Yes. Unless you own a leader dog, guard dog, hunting dog or farm dog, which is performing the duties for which it is trained you must not allow your dog to run free unless it is restrained by a leash.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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