Annual Dog Confinement Period
A reminder that the annual dog confinement period is just around the corner. From April 15th to May 15th, owners are not to allow their dogs to run freely as stated in the following section of the Code of Appomattox County, VA:
9.1-3 Running at large prohibited during certain months
It shall be unlawful for the owner of any dog to permit such dog to run at large from April 15 to May 15. Any dog shall be deemed to run at large while roaming, running or self-hunting off the property of its owner or custodian and not under its owner's or custodian's immediate control. Any person who permits his dog to run at large or remain unconfined, unrestricted or not penned up shall be deemed to have violated the provisions of this section and shall be guilty of a Class 4 misdemeanor.