Can my dog (animal) ride unrestrained in the open back of a pick-up?

No. It is unlawful for any owner or custodian of a animal to allow such animal to ride in any motor vehicle or in any portion thereof that is open in such a manner to permit such animal to jump out of the vehicle or to be thrown there from by acceleration of, stopping of, or accident involving, such vehicle. This includes, but is not limited to, the open bed of a truck, the interior of a convertible vehicle with the top down or removed, the rear storage portion of a station wagon with the tailgate open, and the trunk or hatchback portion of any vehicle with the trunk or hatchback open.

An animal is allowed in these prohibited portions only if it is tethered or confined to a cage of adequate construction and design to prevent its escape. (County Law Reference Section 3-17)

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1. How do I file a complaint?
2. My dog never goes outside. Do I need to still buy a dog license?
3. Must I put the county license tag on my dog?
4. Who do I call if I am missing my animal?
5. What does it cost to reclaim my animal from the County Shelter?
6. What are the rules on animals running loose?
7. An animal has bitten me - what should I do?
8. Does the county have a "barking dog" ordinance?
9. Does the county have a "pooper-scooper" ordinance?
10. My pet is old and sick and needs to be put to sleep - does the County do this?
11. Can my dog (animal) ride unrestrained in the open back of a pick-up?
12. What's the difference between Animal Control and the Humane Society?
13. Can I adopt an animal from Animal Control?
14. I have a two foot constrictor type snake that I purchased from a pet store, do I need to register it as an Exotic Animal?
15. Is there something I can do to eliminate skunk odor on my dog?
16. I found a dog or cat; can I just keep it?