If you intend to carry your dog at work or in public when doing so poses an immediate danger to life or limb, your employer can require a valid dog grooming permit from the state you work in or the state where you live . Check here for more information.
If you are traveling to or from a location where there is a potential threat of death or serious injury, then you must have a valid dog grooming permit from the state where you live. Check here for more information.
If you intend to carry your dog in a public setting such as a restaurant or a hospital, you must have a valid dog grooming permit from the state in which you live. Check here for more information.
If you own a dog but have restricted the pet’s access to dogs or others, for example by placing restrictions on dog ownership in an apartment, there is an exception to the requirement for a dog grooming permit. For more information, go to The American Kennel Club’s page on limited dog ownership.
Which states require a license to operate a pet grooming business?
Only 15 states require a license to operate pet grooming businesses, and that list includes many very small communities and towns. In fact, most of the states that are not requiring a license to operate a pet grooming business, do make it easier for people to own pets.
For more information, go to The American Kennel Club’s page on state license requirements.
Can I pick or choose when my dog will receive a haircut or grooming service?
You may be required to choose when and how you will groom your dog. You don’t have to do both. Check this list of state laws for more information.
Can pets be let out of control?
No. Pet parks and other public places where pets may be freely roaming are strictly regulated. Owners must ensure their pets are confined or out of reach of the public.
Can I keep my dog tied up, tied up and let out at night without my permission?
This might be an acceptable practice for some owners, but other dogs or owners might not think it is an acceptable practice. Check with a local animal shelter for more information on keeping your pet confined or out of reach of the public.
Can dogs be chained or tethered?
Not allowed in several states. Check with local animal control authorities or your local authorities if you have any questions about whether a dog can be chained or tethered.
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