New Bill Signed Into Law Protecting Tethered Dogs

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OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Dog owners could face new penalties in Washington state if they tie up or “tether” their dogs in an inhumane way.

Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill into law Wednesday that would make it illegal for a person to leave a dog tethered for a reckless period of time without providing him or her with adequate access to food, water and shelter. Dogs must also be placed in a safe and sanitary area that protects them from excessive heat or cold.

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