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Is it legal to keep a dog tied up in your own backyard in New Hanover County?

Ashley Withers

It is against county ordinance to tether your dog in your yard, according to county spokesperson Charles Smith. County rules suggest that proper containment is a kennel at least 10 feet by 10 feet.


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