Unleashed dogs are a nuisance in Palo Alto parks
Original post made by Dog Owner on Sep 7, 2010
It's an incredible nuisance for those of us who comply with the city's ordinance requiring dogs to be on a leash. My dog doesn't like being bounced on or crowded. I keep her on a leash so that I can control her; but what am I meant to do when two other dogs rush over, many feet away from their owners, and start to annoy her? We've not had a fight yet, but it's only a matter of time.
Am I and my dog to be prevented from walking in Palo Alto's parks because we stick with the rules and others don't? I wish the city police would take a bit more notice. There's a big fine, you know, for letting your dog run around off the leash - if anyone were to be bothering to enforce it.
Dog owners, make use of the city dog runs. That's why they are there.