Leash Law

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Phillipston has a leash law for the safety of all residents and animals!

No person shall permit any dog, whether licensed or unlicensed, to wander on private property without permission of the owner thereof, or on any public property within the Town of Phillipston, including but not limited to  - public ways, school grounds, recreation areas, and cemeteries, unless the dog is properly restrained.  A dog is under restraint for purposes of this by-law if it is accompanied by its owner or other person responsible for the dog, who is in full control of such dog, and the dog is held firmly on a leash of not more than six (6) feet.