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fine for out of control dog

Discussion in 'Dog Chat' started by Blitz, Aug 22, 2013.


  1. Blitz

    Blitz PetForums VIP

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    The law does work even though it sounds like the wrong person gets caught. In our local paper (Scotland) someone has been fined £100 for their cairn terrier chasing 2 children and jumping up and biting one on the arm. Reading between the lines it was probably on their property and grandchildren let the dog out of the car without permission. Still, at least it shows the law is working. The sheriff said it was not needing to have any restriction orders as it was obviously a one off. So not only was the letter of the law carried out but the sheriff showed common sense too.
    Interestingly, it was the person in charge of the dog at the time who was convicted, not the actual owner.
     
  2. lilythepink

    lilythepink PetForums VIP

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    Got to be a step in the right direction.
     
  3. Prowl

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    Piloks why can't people listen to those in charge of the dog?

    Could have saved a lot of bother >.>
     
  4. Blitz

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    Very true, but most minor dog attacks involving children are probably pure accidents due to the children doing something silly.
     
  5. Prowl

    Prowl Guest

    Fair point but even so I get fed up with shear number of people who won't believe you when you tell them something important about the dog and they think their special so they go up to the dog anyway.
     
  6. Mulish

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    That sounds good and lets hope it's a step in the right direction rather than just a one off application of common sense.
     
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