We fed him and got in contact with a rescue group for Golden retrievers and they came and took him. However, the trap, dog, or gun may not be used in hunting wildlife unless done under special permit from the Department for propagating purposes. commissioner may limit number of deer hunters. Anyone unlawfully kills or injures protected wildlife is liable to the state for the value of the animal and may also be criminally prosecuted. Leashed pets are allowed in state parks. A peace officer may kill the dog without any liability. A person shall not trap, hunt, or possess any animal taken from a wildlife sanctuary. Essentially, the law says responsibility for controlling deer-chasing dogs rests with Natural Resources Police personnel. Pets must be leashed. Natural Resources police officer may kill dog destroying game birds or mammals. Bud, my brother, hollered at him but the mutt backed us up against a stone fence row. When he turned back up after dark he was covered in burrs and had slipped his collar. Owners of loose pets may be ticketed. http://www.stateparks.utah.gov/index.php . Vermont has a point system for hunting licenses similar to that used for driver's licenses. In the threads I‘ve read, a majority of people say they would shoot every damn dog they see chasing a deer…some say they’ve killed many dogs doing it. Animals running at large may be disposed of by a peace officer in accordance to W.S. ' http://www.iowadnr.com/wildlife/wmamaps/pubhunt.html, Pets must be caged or leashed. I had someone’s house dogs run a really cool 135″ swamp buck right to the base of my stand and after I harvested that deer I was the happiest hunter who had ever seen dogs in the woods. On game lands, wildlife refuges, and public hunting grounds the Wildlife Resources Commission may regulate the possession and use of dogs and may impound dogs found running at large without supervision or, if unsupervised, without means of identification. TX PARKS & WILD § 62.0065, § 61.021, § 12.301, §12.306 and § 68.015. The Fish and Game director or any peace officer, or persons authorized to enforce fish and game laws are authorized to destroy the dog at large when chasing big game. Anyone authorized to enforce Montana game laws may kill such a dog. A person may not take, injure, or kill protected wildlife. A person under age 17 who has lawful acces… Councils have bye-laws to show the areas where leashing is required, such as in public parks. In some areas of the South I’ve hunted, it’s an epidemic really. Something else to keep in mind is that in Mississippi there is a legal season to hunt deer with dogs. Vermont law prohibits letting your dog run deer or moose and provides that a State Game Warden or other law enforcement officers may shoot a dog that is running deer. "We don’t like to take drastic action against dogs. 466:30-a Dog Control Law 466:31 Dogs a Menace, a Nuisance or Vicious 466:31-a Penalties 466:32 Officers' Fees Damages to Game 466:33 Dogs at Large 466:34 Pursuing Game, etc 466:35 Maiming Game 466:36 Killing Dogs Penalties, etc. http://www.oklahomaparks.com/faq.asp#31 . After thinking about this some, I believe I fall into a small group of people who say they could not and would not shoot a dog UNLESS they were still-hunting or walking to or from a stand, and ran into a barking, snarling dog that was running wild and chasing deer and generally causing havoc, and seemingly not scared of people. There are a number of designated wildlife refuges, each with their own set of regulations. http://www.ndparks.com/Parks/rules.htm . The owner may be guilty of a misdemeanor. It is an offence to allow a dog to attack or cause serious injury to a person or livestock, or to behave in such a way that makes a person worried that it might attack them. It seems that to shoot a dog for chasing a deer you would need a pretty good reason in a court of law. If it’s a habit of them running deer across my place then I’ll shoot them. All state lands, except as otherwise provided, and state, county and municipal parks in Delaware shall be state game refuges and no person shall hunt upon said lands and parks or kill or injure any game therein at any time of the year. Varies from park to park, generally pets must either be caged, on a short leash, or are not allowed. There is a schedule of fines describing the minimum restitution value of each protected animal. Leashed pets are allowed in Utah state parks. Animals running at large may be disposed of by a peace officer in accordance to W.S. ' (3) Where any portion of a State wildlife refuge is used for a State park, entry by any person within the refuge area for recreational pursuits may not be restricted on the portion used as a State park as long as the person does not carry any firearm or trap nor permit any dog to disturb or chase wildlife. Every situation is different. An individual may not take or chase, with or without dogs, a wild animal without having a license except under certain conditions. A person may not use a dog to hunt or trail deer. This is one of those deals where there is no right answer. I had a .22 semi automatic and I dumped him instantly. Animals must be leashed. 466:37 Official Neglect 466:38 How Recoverable 466:39 City or Town Bylaws Miscellaneous 466:40 Mutilation Prohibited I then opened up on the rest of the group, killing 2 and hitting another hard before they got over the ridge and gone. 4. A dog owner may be fined $20 each time he lets his dog run at large in woods or fields. The police dog shall be limited to law enforcement duties during the 10-day period described in subparagraph I(b). Doing so is a civil violation punishable by a fine (first offense). Pets must be under control at all times. Sure they shouldn’t be doing it on your property, but it seems worthy of consideration because dogs cant read maps and posted signs. To each their own though and best of luck hunting to all of you. My dog is pretty well trained and usually comes to my commands but jumping deer like he did he just lost his head. I’ll tell you that was 50 years ago and I still feel the hairs on my neck raise up when I think of how scared I was then. A person may not in any manner molest or destroy any wild animal in a state protected wildlife management area. Florida Admin. “Suppose it was some kid’s pet that got loose one day and chased a deer,” one guy wrote. Even though I’m a still hunter and don’t run dogs I don’t hate those hunters who do. The coyotes are bad enough without domestic or feral dogs getting in their licks also. This table, developed by Joyce Tischler of ALDF, summarizes the pertinent federal regulations and state laws related to dogs chasing wildlife. Pets are not permitted on designated swimming beaches. A person may not take, injure, or kill protected wildlife. "When it's just chasing, the public isn't allowed to kill a dog," Raup said. Dogs found in violation of this statute will be impounded until either redeemed by the owner or destroyed (in accordance with the provisions of 9-11-306). The division may bring a civil action against the owner of any dog inflicting death or injury to any big game and to small game, birds, and mammals for the value of each game animal injured or killed. Pets are allowed in designated areas, must have proof of rabies vaccination, and must be leashed. I had two hunting dogs come on my property, weren't chasing deer but sure found my saltlicks pretty quick. Proof of rabies vaccination must be produced upon request. http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/parkinfo/rules_and_regulations/ . The unlawful use of a dog, preventing the dog from chasing or hunting deer, elk, or any endangered animal, is a misdemeanor and could result in the dog being declared a public nuisance, which allows fish and wildlife officers to destroy the dog without warrant or process. Except as otherwise provided by law, no person may enter upon any state or federal wildlife refuge or Wildlife Management Area with dog, gun or bow. A game warden may kill a dog found running, injuring, or killing any deer, elk, or game bird (eggs and nests) if immediate action is necessary to protect the animal. A few years back I got into a ground blind and started unzipping the windows as quietly as possible. I was worried sick for this very reason among others. I have and will continue to shoot everyone I see on my property. Leashed pets are allowed in Utah state parks. Pets must be on a leash or other physical restraint at all times. (a) The following are prohibited: (1) Possessing a pet in a public building, public transportation vehicle, or location designated as a swimming beach, or any structure or area closed to the possession of pets by the superintendent. The unlawful use of a dog, preventing the dog from chasing or hunting deer, elk, or any endangered animal, is a misdemeanor and could result in the dog being declared a public nuisance, which allows fish and wildlife officers to destroy the dog without warrant or process. Violation of this policy or damage to the facility may prevent further participation in the pet program at West Virginia State Parks and Forests. Recreational hunting is good for wildlife management. Have grown to dislike it as its not much a sport killing a deer behind dogs, they are hunting, you are just killing… We are still hunters and spend an enormous amount of time, money and effort to manage our farm for trophy hunting. Table of State and Federal Laws Concerning Dogs Chasing Wildlife. They also told the guy that if you shoot a dog, with or without a collar, you have to report it to a game warden within 48 hours. Owners are responsible for their dogs and any damage they may do to wildlife other than raccoon, fox, opossum or bobcat. On any game management area, public hunting area, or forest reserve or other lands under the jurisdiction of the department, predators (dogs or cats) deemed harmful to wildlife by the department may be destroyed by any means deemed necessary by the department. Negligently allowing a dog on a game reserve is a misdemeanor. It is unlawful for any person controlling or harboring a dog to permit the dog to chase, pursue, follow upon the track of, injure or kill any game or wildlife at any time. (c) Dogs, cats or other pets running at large may be impounded by the Superintendent. And, a problem that often leads to the death of the little creature who is being chased. 11-31-301 (d). The owner of a dog that kills or pursues a big game animal is guilty of a petty misdemeanor and is subject to a civil penalty of up to $ 500 for each violation. Owners are responsible for their dogs and any damage they may do to wildlife other than raccoon, fox, opossum or bobcat. People don’t let strays run loose and breed as much as they once did. (b) In park areas where hunting is allowed, dogs may be used in support of these activities in accordance with applicable Federal and State laws and in accordance with conditions which may be established by the superintendent. One of the neighbors of his farm just lets his dogs run loose. (c) Pets or feral animals that are running-at-large and observed by an authorized person in the act of killing, injuring or molesting humans, livestock, or wildlife may be destroyed if necessary for public safety or protection of wildlife, livestock, or other park resources. There are 24 different county governments in the state. I personally know how it feels to have hunts ruined by them, and I also know how it feels when those random dogs run deer right to me. Leashed pets are allowed in state parks, however there are strict exceptions to this rule. In addition, loose pets may be seized Loose pets may be seized and are subject to local laws pertaining to stray animals. There are also a few hunting regulations prohibiting dogs from hunting wild game between May and mid-August. Just three nights ago I was on my lease with my Wirehaired Pointing Griffon for a walk. § 459-501, a person may kill any dog that is: pursuing, wounding or killing any domestic animal wounding or killing other dogs, cats or household pets; or It is unlawful to: 1. take, attempt to take, or possess wildlife resources within a protected length limit, in greater numbers, by other means, or at any time or place, other than as indicated within this guide or as may otherwise be provided by law. Most state parks are pet friendly, however, most pets are not allowed in Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge. No dog shall be permitted except on leash within any wildlife management area except in accordance with the rules and regulations promulgated by the commissioner of conservation and natural resources, and whoever shall be the owner of any dog at large within any wildlife management area shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. Power is given to the local police juries (form of local government similar to county government) to regulate or prohibit dogs from running in the woods in order to protect wildlife. Furthermore, in eight counties, people are not allowed to kill dogs that are pursuing deer, according to the dog laws. (f) This section does not apply to dogs used by authorized Federal, State and local law enforcement officers in the performance of their official duties. No wildlife shall be pursued, taken, killed, possessed or disposed of except in the manner, to the extent and at the time or times permitted by such rules and regulations; and any pursuit, taking, killing, possession or disposition thereof, except as permitted by such rules and regulations, are hereby prohibited. Signs shall be posted at the entrance to these areas alerting owners to such predator destruction programs. If your pet is lost, inform a park ranger and immediately call the local authorities to find the location of the nearest stray-holding facility. Turns out he knew the dogs owner and had brought the dog home to stud our bitch but he got out of the barn and headed home when we bumped into him. Any district game warden may kill any unattended dog harassing or killing big game. There are a number of designated wildlife refuges, each with their own set of regulations. I know there are lease laws and prohibitions about letting dogs run wild in many places, but I can’t imagine anybody in a fish and game department these days telling you, “Heck yeah, shoot those dogs!”. Pisses you off beyond belief, but not enough to kill one. It shall be unlawful to pursue or hunt bear or bobcat with the aid of a dog. Any such animal that kills or seriously injures human beings or wildlife may be impounded by the Superintendent in the interest of public safety and the protection of wildlife, subject to disposition after a reasonable public notice and hearing. 97b.312 [repealed, 2000 c 495 s 53] 97b.315 [repealed, 1988 c 588 s 17] 97b.318: arms use areas and restrictions; regular firearms season. In Missouri, I believe you can only shoot a dog on your property if it is bothering your livestock or pets or you feel in danger. It is particularly hazardous at this time of year - for both the game animals and the dogs. http://www.kdwp.state.ks.us/news/state_parks/park_regulations, http://www.oregon.gov/OPRD/PARKS/faq.shtml#Can_I_bring_pets_to_a_park__What_about_horses_pack_animals, http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/findinfo/newrulesregs.pdf, http://www.dem.ri.gov/pubs/regs/regs/fishwild/parkmgmt.pdf, http://www.southcarolinaparks.com/park-finder/parksfaq.aspx#Question6, http://www.sdgfp.info/Parks/General/Regulations.htm, http://www.state.tn.us/environment/parks/policies.shtml#pets, http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/parkinfo/rules_and_regulations/, http://www.vtstateparks.com/htm/2006Rules.pdf, http://www.dcr.state.va.us/parks/pets.htm, http://www.wvstateparks.com/petpolicy.htm, http://www.dnr.state.wi.us/org/land/parks/pets/, http://wyoparks.state.wy.us/rulesandregsfinal.pdf. In some parts of Maryland, a person may kill any dog found pursuing a deer. http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/parks/faq.htm . Pets must be leashed and may not behave in a manner that threatens "resources.". A person may not use a dog to hunt or trail deer. One thing you have to keep in mind is that these dogs will do this all year long, not just hunting season. A dog found unlawfully hunting or tracking any game mammal or bird (subject to specific enumerated hunting provisions) may be killed if not licensed and wearing a collar or if while wearing a collar, the owner is notified and the dog continues to hunt or track the game animal. My dog is a trailing dog too so sometimes I have him in woods during deer season, but on a check cord. Between January 1 and July 14 a dog that is observed wounding, killing, or pursuing in a way that endangers big game may be killed by any person. Under Pennsylvania’s Game and Wildlife Code, it is unlawful to allow domestic dogs to chase wildlife. As for myself, I would shoot a dog unless I could confirm that it is feral and/or dangerous. Every park patrolman, park ranger and member of the state police, county police and town police may kill any dog pursuing or killing deer within any state park or state park reservation at any time. http://wyoparks.state.wy.us/rulesandregsfinal.pdf . It is a misdemeanor to allow a dog to take any protected wildlife or any nest or egg of protected wildlife. Shoot, shovel and shut up. Pets must be on a leash or other physical restraint at all times. 4 were large dogs, 2 were medium dogs, and 1 was a little beagle mutt cross. (2) Failing to crate, cage, restrain on a leash which shall not exceed six feet in length, or otherwise physically confine a pet at all times. 2. hunt on public roads or the right-of-way of public roads; except for certain reptiles and amphibians. If a dog is merely chasing deer, turkeys or bears, it can be shot and killed only by a Game Commission officer. http://www.state.tn.us/environment/parks/policies.shtml#pets . have hunted deer with dogs, its legal in VA where I live. Pets must be under control at all times. It is unlawful to permit or allow any dog to pursue any big game mammal during the closed season on such mammal, to pursue any fully protected, rare, or endangered mammal at any time, or to pursue any mammal in a game refuge or ecological reserve if hunting within such refuge or ecological reserve is unlawful. Pets must be leashed. Absolutely ruined his hunt that trip. One thing I would suggest for Jack is an e-collar. Dogs may be used to chase deer for training purposes Oct. 1-Dec. 31, from 30 minutes before sunrise until 30 minutes after sunset, only in deer zones where dogs can legally be used for hunting deer during the modern gun deer seasons. The dog continued the chase after the deer regained its footing (3/4 of it anyway) and ran in a limping panic through our yard, towards the main part of the Wissahickon Park. Now, there is a statute that punishes (fines and fires) state employees who try to enforce the statute prohibiting dogs from running at large. Turned out the dog was a golden retriever that was nothing but skin and bones. But here, it seems the problem is not nearly as bad as it was. I have had many dogs and am a dog lover also but I also love my deer. No person shall hunt or trap on a wildlife refuge. Park and Forest staff reserves the right to terminate a stay without refund of any guest whose pet(s) are considered a nuisance. (4) Allowing a pet to make noise that is unreasonable considering location, time of day or night, impact on park users, and other relevant factors, or that frightens wildlife by barking, howling, or making other noise. Nuff said! This dog unfortunately, was left behind on purpose, by a jerk who was evicted from his rental house bordering my property for not paying rent. Any person violating this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor except that any person violating any of the rules and regulations pertaining to record keeping requirements imposed on licensed fur buyers and fur dealers shall be guilty of an infraction and shall be fined not less than ten dollars nor more than one hundred dollars. No person shall disturb, injure, or destroy a tree, plant, lawn, embankment, decoration, or other property or kill, injure, or disturb a waterfowl, water animal, bird, or game or fur-bearing animal, kept as a semidomestic pet upon an island or within the boundary lines of Buckeye Lake, Indian Lake, The Portage Lakes, Lake St. Marys, Guilford Lake, and Lake Loramie, or any other territory over which the state has jurisdiction or an embankment or state land adjacent thereto. Also have trespassing coonhunter problems. Pet owners are not allowed to let their pets interfere in any manner with the enjoyment of the park by others. This time he got into the DMZ but this hasn’t happened before. No person shall take or disturb fish in any lagoon or any other portion of any of the waters over which the state has jurisdiction and which have been set aside by the chief for the propagation of fish. 3. store, transport, or abandon an unsecured firearm in a place where children can obtain (unsupervised) access to the firearm. He called the game commission and the people there told them point-blank that if you see a dog chasing deer on your property, not only should you shoot the dog but you have an obligation to do so. (5) Failing to comply with pet excrement disposal conditions which may be established by the superintendent. I took my flashlight and just as I was going to look out the window, a dog looked in. Such person shall be fined not more than $100. No person shall hunt or trap on a wildlife refuge. If you see a dog or dogs chasing any deer, bear, elk or turkey, please contact the Game Commission and report the violation. “Why would anybody kill a kid’s pet?” Pet or stray, some people don’t have the heart to shoot a dog. It is unlawful to permit or allow any dog to pursue any big game mammal during the closed season on such mammal, to pursue any fully protected, rare, or endangered mammal at any time, or to pursue any mammal in a game refuge or ecological reserve if hunting within such refuge or ecological reserve is unlawful. Leashed pets are allowed in state parks, however there are strict exceptions to this rule. Hunting, running, or harassing any of the named classes of animals may result in the dog being put to death or the owner being charged with a misdemeanor. I would be heart broken if someone shot my dog, but I am also not willing to keep him tied up for his entire life – a bird dog needs time to run in the woods. On the other hand I have seen beagles chasing deer which I don’t think is much of a threat. 97b.321: snares, traps, set guns, and swivel guns prohibited. Owners are responsible for cleaning up after their pets. Dealing with the dog owners is the best way to prevent these types of incidents," Basagoitia said. Our question still stands. Any person who brings or permits to run at large his or her pets on any area where the game commission has not permitted them to run at large shall be guilty of a Class V misdemeanor. The unlawful use of a dog, preventing the dog from chasing or hunting deer, elk, or any endangered animal, is a misdemeanor and could result in the dog being declared a public nuisance, which allows fish and wildlife officers to destroy the dog without warrant or process. I went after them specifically and ran on to them chasing deer through the woods. Negligently allowing a dog on a game reserve is a misdemeanor. Growing up in the south I’ve heard many hunters make the same claims as you stated Mike about how any dog ruining their hunts was a dead dog, yet I never saw a hunter actually kill a pup. http://www.sdgfp.info/Parks/General/Regulations.htm . The Department also may grant permission to hunt wildlife to be used for propagation purposes. While this particular statute deals with animals in a broad sense, Pennsylvania law specifically addresses the protective use of deadly force against dangerous dogs. These include poaching deer, killing deer, and the use of ammunition in hunting deer. As you stated they can’t read property lines and are bound to mess up occasionally and cross property lines. OR ST § 501.015 and § 498.102. Except when using dogs to chase stock-killing predators, a person may not chase with a dog any of the game or fur-bearing animals as defined by the fish and game laws of this state. I couldn’t do it just for the sake of hunting. Close in pursuit was a little brown dog. Hunting, running, or harassing any of the named classes of animals may result in the dog being put to death or the owner being charged with a misdemeanor. They end up fighting with my dogs, chasing calves etc. In 13 counties, dogs that are engaged in fox hunting and have broken away are exempted. Leashed pets are allowed in state parks. T I think they’re a bit slow to catch one although it’s possible they could get a fawn in the spring he has plenty of good cover and food and no shortage of deer so I don’t think they’re impacting the population. Many years ago there was a pack of dogs running wild where I hunted that had no fear of anybody. I yelled and the big lead dog turned my way and snarled. Unfortunately town people would drive out in the country and turn old Rover loose if they didn’t want him anymore. An impounded pet may be put up for adoption or otherwise disposed of after being held for 72 hours from the time the owner was notified of capture or 72 hours from the time of capture if the owner is unknown. Any dog found running at large and which is actively tracking, pursuing, harassing, attacking or killing deer or any other big game animal may be destroyed without criminal or civil liability by the director, or any peace officer, or other persons authorized to enforce the Idaho fish and game laws. I don’t know about that. Dogs Chasing Deer To Deaths. They are no different than coyote to me.. What would you do? Recreational hunting is good for wildlife management. Code 68A-15.004 and 68A-19.005. The owner of a dangerous dog shall be strictly liable in civil damages for any injuries or property damage the dog inflicts upon a person, his property, or another animal. A Natural Resources police officer or any law enforcement officer shall and any other person may destroy any cat found hunting any game bird or mammal or protected bird or mammal. Under this legislation, the ministry’s conservation officers may charge dog owners and are authorized to destroy dogs found chasing deer if they cannot be called off the pursuit. One topic floating around the Interweb right now: If you are in your stand and all of a sudden deer burst out, chased by a dog or dogs, do you shoot the dogs? Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. They also told the guy that if you shoot a dog, with or without a collar, you have to … Dogs may not be used to hunt big game and may be charged with a misdemeanor (1st offense) or a felony (2nd offense) for doing so. http://www.oregon.gov/OPRD/PARKS/faq.shtml#Can_I_bring_pets_to_a_park__What_about_horses_pack_animals _. Dogs are only allowed in certain areas, and in those areas must be on a leash of 6 feet or less. I also took my second biggest buck which was a 145″ eight point being run by some other hunters walker hounds. When we told Dad what happened he laid into both of us real good. I was actually pissed I could hear them bellowing from a mile away and was thinking they were going to ruin my hunt, but as they crossed the powerline I was hunting they pushed the most beautiful tall racked buck I had ever seen right across my food plot. No person shall knowingly or negligently allow any dog to pursue or molest any wildlife during any period in which the taking of such wildlife by the use of dogs is prohibited. The owner of a dangerous dog shall be strictly liable in civil damages for any injuries or property damage the dog inflicts upon a person, his property, or another animal. But, have dealt with them on many occasions. It is unlawful to hunt, pursue, kill, trap or take any wild animal, bird or game on designated wildlife refuge areas. There was a statute that prohibited dogs from running at large to protect wildlife, but it was repealed in 1999. © 2020 Michigan State University College of Law. http://nysparks.state.ny.us/parks/ . The alternative would be to never let him run off leash outdoors, but I think that this would be a shame. years ago. Unlawfully killing or injuring protected wildlife is a misdemeanor. Between Jan. 1 and July 14, a person other than a peace or conservation officer may kill a dog that has pursued, wounded or killed a big game animal. On any game management area, public hunting area, or forest reserve or other lands under the jurisdiction of the department, predators (dogs or cats) deemed harmful to wildlife by the department may be destroyed by any means deemed necessary by the department. http://www.parks.wa.gov/regs.asp . It is unlawful for dogs to chase or pursue big game, however THE PGC RECOMMENDS THAT DOGS NOT BE SHOT UNLESS THEY ARE ACTUALLY IN THE ACT OF ATTACKING A BIG GAME ANIMAL AND THERE IS NO OTHER OPTION. http://www.wvstateparks.com/petpolicy.htm . Either way it’s against my code of ethics to shoot a pup. He’s had this problem a bunch. “If I really felt threatened and a dog started coming at me, then hell yes, I’d kill it,” one guy wrote. I don’t know but I would do it again under the circumstances. Source. Once I was bow hunting from the ground and before I knew it two rottweilers were behind me sniffing around only about 20 feet away from me. Sorry I forgot to post the name. As I was unzipping one window, I felt something outside the blind move. Except when using dogs to chase stock-killing predators, a person may not chase with a dog any of the game or fur-bearing animals as defined by the fish and game laws of this state. 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