Quantcast
Get breaking news alerts via email

Click here to manage your alerts
Dogs running wild
This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2013, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

I moved to Draper a few years ago from another state. What I have noticed here (besides Utah's backward liquor laws) is that many people just let their dogs run loose. I can't count how many times I have seen dogs — with collars on them — running around the neighborhood.

There's a big dog a few houses down that just sits in the driveway and barks — constantly. Domesticated cats running around neighborhoods don't attack people walking by. A loose dog, sitting in its driveway-territory, is much more likely to attack a kid riding by on a bike.

I've lived in California and Arizona, and while people have been outside with their dogs off-leash, I can't recall where people purposely just let their dogs roam the neighborhood freely as they do here.

If you are a dog owner, you have a responsibility to make sure your dog doesn't attack other people.

Craig Myers

Draper

Article Tools

 Print Friendly
 
  • Search Obituaries
  • Place an Obituary

  • Search Cars
  • Search Homes
  • Search Jobs
  • Search Marketplace
  • Search Legal Notices

  • Other Services
  • Advertise With Us
  • Subscribe to the Newspaper
  • Login to the Electronic Edition
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Contact a newsroom staff member
  • Access the Trib Archives
  • Privacy Policy
  • Missing your paper? Need to place your paper on vacation hold? For this and any other subscription related needs, click here or call 801.204.6100.