Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0400-02-02-.08 - DOGS, CATS, AND OTHER PETS

(1) Dogs, cats and other pets are prohibited unless they are crated, caged or on a leash, or otherwise under physical restrictive control at all times.
(2) Pets are prohibited in park inns, cabins, lodges (except in areas specifically designated for pets), public eating places, food stores, and on designated swimming beaches, public spray pads and pools at all times. The Park Manager may also designate, by the posting of appropriate signs, other portions of park areas where pets are not permitted. This prohibition shall not apply to Seeing Eye Dogs or Hearing Ear Dogs or service animals with their master.
(3) The keeping of dogs, cats or other pets by residents is prohibited unless authorized by the Park Manager under such conditions as they may prescribe.
(4) Dogs, cats or other pets running at large and observed in the act of killing, injuring or molesting humans or wildlife may be disposed of in the interest of public safety and protection of the wildlife.
(5) In park areas where hunting is permitted, the use of dogs may be allowed in accordance with rules of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission.
(6) Persons shall clean up a pet's waste in any park area. Failure to clean up the waste is a violation of park rules.


Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0400-02-02-.08
Original rule certified May 24, 1974. Amendment filed August 24, 1987; effective October 8, 1987. Amendment filed June 14, 2010; effective September 12, 2010.

Authority: T.C.A. ยง 11-1-108.

State regulations are updated quarterly; we currently have two versions available. Below is a comparison between our most recent version and the prior quarterly release. More comparison features will be added as we have more versions to compare.

No prior version found.