What happened to leash laws in Ahwatukee? - Ahwatukee Foothills News: Letters To The Editor

default avatar
Welcome to the site! Login or Signup below.
|
||
Logout|My Dashboard

What happened to leash laws in Ahwatukee?

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Related Stories

Posted: Thursday, February 24, 2011 4:18 pm

Dear Editor:

On a recent evening, my partner was walking our dog on Half Moon Street, which borders on a fairway of the Ahwatukee Golf Course. As he was walking down the street with our 15-pound Chihuahua mix, a large dog came charging (not on a leash) off the golf course, with who I assume was the owner following. The dog was determined to be about 60 pounds. This out-of-control dog bit our dog several times and may have bitten my partner, who was trying to pick up our dog. The owner of this dog left the area as others passing stopped to help.

When our dog was finally brought home, it was evident that the dog was in pain. We took our dog to the Emergency Pet Clinic, where it was found that several internal organs had been punctured. The vet said one kidney would need to be removed and until they could do surgery, saving our dog's life was highly questionable. Needless to say, we opted to have our pet euthanized.

What happened to leash laws and control of your animals/pets? What if this had been a small child?

David A. Gilliland

More about

More about

More about

  • Discuss

Facebook

ahwatukee.com on Facebook

Twitter

ahwatukee.com on Twitter

RSS

Subscribe to ahwatukee.com via RSS

RSS Feeds

Spacer4px

Uber Car

Ahwatukee Little League 11s win district title

Ahwatukee Little League Minors topped Chandler National North to win the District 13 title.

Despite excessive heat, some residents still active outside

By Jiahui Jia | Cronkite NewsFriday, June 24, 2016PHOENIX — It was 9 a.m. and the temperature had...

Online poll

Loading…
prev next