LETTER: It’s the owners, not the dogs
We are visiting your beautiful town from the United Kingdom and we have much to learn from the obvious community within the town.
Your parks and gardens are immaculate with interesting sculptures abounding. Everywhere there are signs urging dog owners to keep their pets on a leash. The townspeople are friendly and helpful and there are so many interesting locally owned shops.
With nearly everyone pulling in the same direction, what a pity it is that dog owners, as well as keeping their pets on a leash could not be persuaded to clean up after them.
I am not a dog lover, but it’s not the dogs who bespoil your wonderful town. It’s the owners. Thank you all for making our stay enjoyable.
Martin and Rosemary Chambers