Chaining News

Anti-Chaining Laws | Attacks by Chained Dogs | Cruelty/Neglect  | Other News

The news articles on the pages linked below dramatically illustrate the dangers chained dogs pose to the community. Children across the country have recently been killed and seriously injured by chained dogs.

You will also see many stories of animal cruelty and neglect related to chaining. These stories should convince people that chaining is a common form of animal cruelty that needs to be stopped. Also, chained dogs are often a sign of other illegal activities such as dog fighting and drugs.

Special Articles and Official Statements

For editorials and statistics from the CDC, AVMA, and USDA, read special articles and official statements that illustrate how chaining is inhumane for dogs and dangerous for people.