Letters

Nobody doing anything about loss of best friend

Dear editor,

On Feb. 11 a dog entered my yard on camera chasing a neighbour's cat.

The end result is the dog got my cat and killed it.

I phoned the City of Courtenay and told the bylaw officer what happened. I was told someone would contact me on Friday, three days later.

Animal control showed up on Friday, looked at the video then said they would be in touch. Since then, I have located the dog for them but nothing has been done to date.

Now, they have a bylaw in place for dangerous dogs. Section 10 says that a dangerous dog would be impounded and the owner be fined no less than $500 and no more than $10,000.

I am at my wit's end living with the loss of my best friend and nobody is doing anything.

What I'm hoping to see is that a dangerous dog is out there and something be done so no one else has to go through this.

Lorne Halme,

Courtenay

 

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