Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 826.034
Restraint; Criminal Penalty


A person commits an offense if:


the person fails or refuses to restrain a dog or cat owned by the person; and


the animal is required to be restrained under the ordinances or rules adopted under this chapter by a county or municipality within whose jurisdiction the act occurs.


An offense under this section is a Class C misdemeanor.
Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 678, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989.

Source: Section 826.034 — Restraint; Criminal Penalty, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­826.­htm#826.­034 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

§ 826.034’s source at texas​.gov