Attention dog owners in Suffolk there is a new ordinance

Posted at 8:12 PM, Sep 01, 2013
and last updated 2013-09-01 20:13:30-04

Suffolk, VA – It is now illegal to leave your dog tied up outside.

A new ordinance prohibiting dog tethering goes into effect September 1st, 2013.

This was passed by City Council in June.

Violating the ordinance is a misdemeanor punishable by a fine up to 250 dollars.