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Letters to the Editor - April 2018

28 Mar 2018

Canine rampage

Every night when I walk my 16-year-old dog (on lead) in Victoria Harbour, I see packs of dogs loose in Buluk Park beside the library.

Sometimes, the owners have so little control over them that they are running loose along the promenade in front of the library. The owners are talking, looking at their phones, paying no attention to what their dogs are doing.

Many of the dogs are also quite large, totally inappropriate for apartment dwelling. Yet these dogs are allowed to run rampant, defecating in the park and in the adjacent children’s playground.

Several of these large dogs have surrounded my poor old pooch a number of times, terrorizing him. He is very old and his back legs don’t work well.

When I and other residents have reported this congregation of loose dogs to council in the past, the animal management team says they can’t do anything about it because they do not send officers out at night due to safety and cost reasons.

They have even suggested we approach these dog owners and ask for their names and addresses to pass onto the council. They want us to do their job for them.  

Yet, I see Melbourne City Council parking officers booking motorists at 11 at night.

Vincent

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