leash law


Definition of leash law

: an ordinance requiring dogs to be restrained when not confined to their owner's property

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The sand squabble is hardly unusual in Del Mar, where attorneys representing wealthy property owners frequently face off over seawall disputes, land-use policies, dog-leash laws, and who gets free use of the community center. Phil Diehl, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Mansion owner taking sand squabble to ballot box," 4 July 2018 Lastly, make the owner aware of the city’s off-leash laws. Christen A. Johnson, chicagotribune.com, "How to tell your neighbor off-leash dog scares you," 12 June 2018 Loose dog, Plymouth Street: Police advised a resident of city leash laws following an animal complaint at 7:25 p.m. April 29. Brian Lisik/special To Cleveland.com, cleveland.com, "3-year-old found walking in street alone: Medina Police Blotter," 30 Apr. 2018 Responding officers spoke to the dog walker about the leash laws. Andy Attina / Cleveland.com, cleveland.com, "Woman suspected of using grandmother's credit cards fraudulently: Mayfield Village Police Blotter," 31 Jan. 2018 York County Animal Control responded and issued a citation to the owner for violation of leash law. John Marks, charlotteobserver, "Two dogs came at a man, then police, before a Fort Mill officer pulled out his taser. | Charlotte Observer," 9 Jan. 2018 There is a statewide leash law, but not all counties in Alabama have adopted the law. Ivana Hrynkiw, AL.com, "'You can't adopt your way out of this problem': GBHS CEO responds to 'No Kill' allegations," 27 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of leash law

1966, in the meaning defined above

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Legal Definition of leash law

: a law and especially an ordinance requiring that a dog be restrained when not confined to its owner's property

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