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SECTION 11-0925
Special dog training areas
Environmental Conservation (ENV) CHAPTER 43-B, ARTICLE 11, TITLE 9
§ 11-0925. Special dog training areas.

1. a. A dog owner or trainer may establish and maintain a special dog
training area on land which the owner or trainer owns or has legal

b. The operator of a special dog training area may at any time during
the year train the operator's own dogs or the dogs of other persons on
such area, and permit others to train dogs. The operator may hold field
trials on wild game, or on liberated game, or on liberated artificially
propagated game, or on led or confined game, or may in writing permit
others to hold such trials, under such conditions as shall be agreed
upon by the operator and such other person; but no game shall be taken
by shooting at such field trial. No persons shall, on a special dog
training area, train a dog, hold a field trial, enter accompanied by a
dog, or permit a dog of which he is the owner or trainer to enter,
except as provided in this section or in rules adopted pursuant hereto.
A permit from the department must be obtained before liberation of any
wildlife, and such a permit may be withheld if, in the opinion of the
department, granting it would endanger the health of native wildlife

2. The department may adopt rules regulating the use of special dog
training areas.

3. No person shall hunt on a special dog training area except as
provided in this section or rules adopted pursuant thereto. The owner of
the lands may hunt unprotected wildlife thereon at any time, and the
owner of the land and others authorized by such owner may hunt deer
thereon during the open season but at no other time.