Letters

LETTER: It’s the owners, not the dogs

  -
— image credit:

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

UK

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Cold paws, warm hearts
 
Farewell to former Surrey school trustees
 
Port truckers angry with rates eye new strike
White Rock tradition continues with a new face at the table
 
Y walk when you can raise money
 
Bicentennial celebration set for Peace Arch Park
RCMP seeks public help in solving arson
 
Initial assessment finds mother unfit to stand trial: defence
 
A unique move to Mission