NYC Dog Leash Laws

Are you still walking your NYC dog off-leash? You might regret it.

nyc dog leash laws

What are the NYC dog leash laws?

There are two things to know:

1. All dogs must be on a leash.

2. A dog’s leash may not exceed six feet in length.

To report dogs being off-leash:

1. In a public park. A dog must be on a leash in a public park unless they’re in a dog run or a defined off-leash area.

2. On sidewalks and other public areas.

3. In a privately owned building.

4. In public housing.

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