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Damned if they do and damned if they don't

A reader says to stop whinging about council officers who are just trying to enforce very clear laws regarding dogs and protect the rights of all.
A reader says to stop whinging about council officers who are just trying to enforce very clear laws regarding dogs and protect the rights of all. Brett Wortman

TO ALL those people protesting about the council's dog laws.

How would you feel if your animal was torn apart by another off-lead dog?

Every month we read reports of dogs, cats, even a kangaroo being attacked and killed by unrestrained dogs.

Council officers are damned if they do and damned if they don't.

If people refuse, as one writer suggested, to provide identification they should have their dogs impounded.

My cat is a prisoner in our home because he has been attacked in our own yard on four separate occasions by off-lead dogs.

The most recent attack resulted in a $1250 vet bill but the owner of the dog escaped with a warning after claiming that it "broke off its lead".

If you want your animal to roam free, take it to a designated area and stop whinging about council officers who are just trying to enforce very clear laws and protect the rights of all.

JO QUINN

Marcoola

Topics:  dog attacks sunshine coast council


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