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§ 459-305. Confinement and housing of dogs not part of a kennel

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 3 P.S. AgricultureEffective: December 8, 2008

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 3 P.S. Agriculture (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 8. Dogs and Cats (Refs & Annos)
Dog Law (Refs & Annos)
Article III. Quarantines, Dogs at Large, Confinement (Refs & Annos)
Effective: December 8, 2008
3 P.S. § 459-305
§ 459-305. Confinement and housing of dogs not part of a kennel
(a) Confinement and control.--It shall be unlawful for the owner or keeper of any dog to fail to keep at all times the dog in any of the following manners:
(1) confined within the premises of the owner;
(2) firmly secured by means of a collar and chain or other device so that it cannot stray beyond the premises on which it is secured; or
(3) under the reasonable control of some person, or when engaged in lawful hunting, exhibition, performance events or field training.
(b) Housing.--It shall be unlawful for the owner or keeper of a dog to house the dog for any period of time in a drum, barrel, refrigerator or freezer regardless of the material of which the drum, barrel, refrigerator or freezer is constructed.

Credits

1982, Dec. 7, P.L. 784, No. 225, art. III, § 305, effective Jan. 1, 1983. Amended 2008, Oct. 9, P.L. 1450, No. 119, § 13, effective in 60 days [Dec. 8, 2008].
3 P.S. § 459-305, PA ST 3 P.S. § 459-305
Current through 2022 Regular Session Act 166. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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