Kan. Admin. Regs. § 115-8-10 - Pets; provisions and restrictions

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021

(a) Pets shall be allowed but shall not be permitted to enter into any of the following:
(1) Areas that are posted as swimming beaches or swimming areas that are delineated by buoys or other markers;
(2) public buildings, except designated public-use department cabins; or
(3) public structures.
(b) Pets shall be controlled at all times by using any of the following:
(1) Hand-held lead not more than 10 feet in length;
(2) tethered chain or leash not more than 10 feet in length. The pet shall be under the direct observation of and control by the owner; or
(3) confined to a cage, pen, vehicle, trailer, privately owned cabin, or designated public-use department cabin.
(c) The requirements of subsection (b) shall not apply to dogs while being used during and as a part of any of the following acts or activities:
(1) Hunting during open hunting seasons on lands or waters open for hunting;
(2) authorized field trial events;
(3) noncommercial training of hunting dogs subject to any provisions or restrictions as established by posted notice;
(4) special events or activities as authorized by the department; or
(5) working as a "guide dog," "hearing assistance dog," or "service dog," as defined in K.S.A. 39-1113 and amendments thereto.
(d) Guide dogs, hearing assistance dogs, and service dogs shall not be restricted by the requirements of subsection (a).


Kan. Admin. Regs. § 115-8-10
Authorized by and implementing K.S.A. 32-807; effective Dec. 4, 1989; amended Sept. 12, 2008; amended Nov. 14, 2011.

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