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Number: 119/789
Name: Animal husbandry > Animal controlling or handling (e.g., restraining, breaking, training, sorting, conveying, etc.) > Hitching or tethering > Stationary hitching post > Automatic take-up
Description: Subject matter including an automatic tether retraction means operable when a contained tether is pulled from a post for hitching use to maintain the tether taut or to withdraw it into the post.

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8448606 Method and apparatus for pet tethering device May. 28, 2013
8307789 Retractable leash support Nov. 13, 2012
7866282 Animal restraint apparatus and related methods Jan. 11, 2011
7493873 Removable restraint and anchor Feb. 24, 2009
7353780 Extensible animal leash with exponentially-increasing restraint and incremental weight therefor Apr. 8, 2008
7337638 Anchoring device for temporarily tethering and object Mar. 4, 2008
6925967 Illuminated retractable leash Aug. 9, 2005
6904871 Animal tethering device Jun. 14, 2005
6904872 Retractable leash for animals Jun. 14, 2005
6886499 Retractable leash for animals May. 3, 2005
6523500 Rotating tether for securing an animal Feb. 25, 2003
5022351 Convertible tethering system Jun. 11, 1991
4796566 Convertible tethering system Jan. 10, 1989
4060244 Retractable anchors for game bases Nov. 29, 1977

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