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post #61 of 64 (permalink) Old 11-13-2012, 08:56 PM
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Pets4life, the old saying "2 wrongs don't make a right" . Yes, it isn't right for people to leave their dogs loose in the front yard or tied so they reach the sidewalk. But that doesn't mean that a dog charging up to a fence that borders or is close to the sidewalk is right either. The point people have been saying, myself included, is that allowing a dog to do that is not good canine citzenship behavior. It is allowing the dog to engage in destructive behavior that is frustrating for the both the dog and the person walking his dog. Also when the dog is not contained by the fence, he will then act out his aggression because he has not been trained. The OP has decided to put up another fence that will not allow his dogs access to the front. That is a workable solution for him, but it is not practical for many people who have the problem with their fenced in yards and their dogs. The advice given many mention GSDs but it is applciable to all dogs who engage in this type of behavior.

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Why are people also giving him advice on gsd's for this issue when this dog is nothing like a gsd?


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post #64 of 64 (permalink) Old 11-14-2012, 01:12 AM
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I like the OP's practical solution but this thread seems to have been more philosophical then practical from the very start. Seems to me the obvious solution would have been for the lady with the puppy to walk on the other side of the road; but maybe traffic makes that dangerous. Finding a different route may not have been possible considering that it is in a rural area.

Anyway, I think the issue is more one of manners then strict legal rights. This situation sounds like the canine equivalent of my teenagers sitting near the edge of my property line; verbally bullying and yelling threats at the 9 year old walking by on the public right of way. They might even be able to keep it within the definition of protected free speech but there is no doubt that I'd still knock their heads together if I caught them doing it.
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