2015 New Hampshire Revised Statutes
Section 644:8-f - Transporting Dogs in Pickup Trucks.

NH Rev Stat § 644:8-f (2015) What's This?

    644:8-f Transporting Dogs in Pickup Trucks. –
    I. No person driving a pickup truck shall transport any dog in the back of the vehicle on a public way, unless the space is enclosed or has side and tail racks to a height of at least 46 inches extending vertically from the floor, the dog is cross tethered to the vehicle, the dog is protected by a secured container or cage, or the dog is otherwise protected, in a manner which will prevent the dog from being thrown or from falling or jumping from the vehicle.
    II. Notwithstanding paragraph I, this section shall not apply to the following:
       (a) A dog being used by a farmer or farm employee while actually engaged in farming activities requiring the services of a dog; or
       (b) A hunting dog being used at a hunting site or between hunting sites by a licensed hunter who is in possession of all applicable licenses and permits for the species being pursued during the legal season for such activity.
    III. Any person who violates this section shall be guilty of a violation.

Source. 1996, 191:1, eff. Jan. 1, 1997.

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