Letters

Seized dogs are not dangerous

Editor:

I’m seriously concerned about recent decisions made by the city to deem three dogs dangerous. Thankfully their fate changed when the bylaws manager changed his mind on one dog.

The two dogs we hear about the most are Axel and Paris, who have been mentioned in the media many times. One of the dogs may have nipped a man that quickly ran when he saw these dogs (unfortunately they escaped their yard), yet the city decided both of the dogs were subject to a destruction order when one of them was just tagging along with the other.

They are still locked up even though a professional has assessed these dogs and results prove they are not dangerous at all. Recently, it was revealed these dogs had no walk orders, their health deteriorated quickly because they were locked up in small areas.

They are not dangerous and need to be returned to their family who has made all necessary corrections to their yard to ensure these two don’t escape ever again.

It appears the city is making reckless decisions with people’s pets (their family).

Next election, I will definitely want to hear more regarding these issues. I want our city to look out for our best interest as citizens.

Carolyn Quirt

Richmond

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