New dog tethering ordinance in effect Jan. 1 in Hampton

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Posted on December 31, 2012 at 9:36 AM

HAMPTON -- A new dog tethering ordinance will go into effect on January 1st in  Hampton.

Under the new law, it will be illegal to tether or chain up any companion animals under any circumstances.

Residents who break the law could face a class four misdemeanor.

Hampton Animal Control will enforce the new law.

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