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(A) No person owning, keeping, possessing, harboring or maintaining an animal shall allow the animal to be at-large.
(B) A dog is not deemed to be at-large:
(1) If the dog is restrained by a leash, chain, rope or cord of sufficient strength to control the action of the dog, or if confined, in a suitable enclosure.
(2) While the dog is actively engaged in dog obedience training, accompanied by and under the control of his owner or trainer, provided that the person training the dog has in his possession a leash of sufficient strength to control the dog, and, further, that the dog is actually enrolled in or has graduated from an obedience training school which has been approved by the city enforcement agent.
(3) If a dog is:
(a) Being used for hunting purposes.
(b) Being exhibited at an American Kennel Club approved show.
(c) Engaged in races approved by the Arizona Racing Commission.
(d) Actively engaged in livestock control.
(e) In service with a law enforcement agency.
(f) In a posted dog park.
('80 Code, § 6-3) (Ord. 1798, passed 12-20-78; Ord. O2011-03, passed 3-2-11) Penalty, see § 130-999
Power of city to regulate dogs running at large, see A.R.S. § 9-240(B)(16)