Chandler, AZ asked in Animal / Dog Law for Arizona

Q: is it legal to leave a dog in a backyard if a neighbor is checking on it?

Looks like my neighbor left and has their Great Dane in the backyard. I noticed the neighbor going over their and staying for a bit then leaving as if he was checking on him. Is this legal?

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Adam Studnicki

  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Licensed in Arizona

A: I'm not aware of any statutes that make it illegal as long as the dog is properly being taken care of. A criminal lawyer can verify.

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