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Offleash dog "owners" who go to Binbrook Conservation Area

Mom_Of_Two_Dogs
April 2nd, 2010, 11:05 AM
:wall::wall::wall: THE CONSERVATION AREA IS NOT YOUR BACKYARD. There are coyotes in the area (who always unfairly getting blamed for attacking dogs) and other wildlife, as well as dogs who do not appreciate your "friendly" dogs coming up in their face. There's also hikers who don't want dogs coming up to them. I don't care how "well trained" your dog is, you're not exempt from the leash law.

I went out for a walk there on Tyneside Trail and when I came back, I shot an email off to the city. I would normally call them but they are closed for the holidays. I also told them to adopt Calgary's model. Here's hoping something is done. This is a beautiful area and I love taking my dogs (who are always on a leash) there. I hope something is done.

mummummum
April 2nd, 2010, 11:13 AM
What's doing in Calgary M2D?

Mom_Of_Two_Dogs
April 2nd, 2010, 11:36 AM
Here you go :)

http://www.defendingdog.com/id38.html
http://ar-hr.com/2009/10/18/“it’s-about-human-responsibility”-the-calgary-model-for-animal-services/
http://btoellner.typepad.com/my_weblog/2007/09/calgary-provide.html

mummummum
April 2nd, 2010, 11:52 AM
That's great reading M2D ~ thanks! I am aware of their BSL stance but not about their Animals Services.

Where's my cloning machine!? We NEED more people on the planet like those at Animal Services in Calgary!

Mom_Of_Two_Dogs
April 2nd, 2010, 04:21 PM
You're so very welcome - we need that bylaw worldwide!

cassiek
April 4th, 2010, 03:47 PM
Wow, I am so impressed with their stance on BSL, and am very pleased to see that they believe in education and realize that every dog is capable of biting, and that targeting certain breeds is not a solution!