05-22-2012, 08:36 PM
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Originally Posted by TonkaTruckJK
Not sure where you are, but check your local and state laws. In Maricopa County, AZ, it's illegal to tie a dog out without supervision. Clearly, this is heat-related and enforced depending upon the circumstances, but worth a quick check for your locale.
Back in PA, I wouldn't trust anything less than a cable run (between two hard-anchors) or the base of a tree. I knew several dogs who've pulled out the corkscrew-type tie-outs with very little effort (one actually figured out that running counter-clockwise would loosen it enough to pull it out).
We live up in BC, Canada so the only thing we have to worrie about is snow, LOL. But he would be around everybody and would not be left unattendid and it would be in the summer so there really would be nothing to worrie about.