Dog Walking

Per Aiken County Ordinance (Ord. No. 20-11-22, § 1, 11-17-20) Sec. 4-30 –Animals Running at Large
It shall be unlawful for any owner of any dog to permit, or allow in any way, whether intentionally or unintentionally, the same to run at large except on property owned, rented, or controlled by the owner. All dogs not on property owned, rented or controlled by the owner must be kept under restraint or confinement and under the physical control of the owner by means of a leash or other physically attached restraining device.

Dogs that are participating in or training for hunting events, obedience trials, conformation shows, tracking tests, herding trials, terrier trials, or lure courses under the direct control of their owner shall not be considered animals at-large.

  • In accordance with South Carolina law, owners may liable for injury or damage to person or property as a result of the behavior of their dogs.
  • Please report incidents involving dogs that result in dog bites or wounds to people or other animals to Aiken Animal Control.

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