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Ordinance restricts chaining up dogs outside in Johnson City

Panama City Beach has been ranked as a dog-friendly tourist destination. (MGN)
Panama City Beach has been ranked as a dog-friendly tourist destination. (MGN)(WJHG)
Published: Nov. 29, 2019 at 9:03 PM EST
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A new ordinance in Johnson City restricts the chaining of dogs and establishes an annual registration for animals, WCYB reported.

, the ordinance takes effect on Jan. 1, 2020. Under the new measure, dogs will not be able to be kept on a pulley system in an owner's yard for more than 12 consecutive hours. Also, the dogs can't be tethered to a fixed post unless supervised.

Beginning in 2021, no dog can be chained outside without supervision, WCYB reported.

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