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01.30.07

City Considers New Leash Law

The way you walk your dog may soon change in Amarillo...as soon as next Tuesday.  

The first reading of a new leash law proposes dogs may only be under oral command on private property or when training in an organized group...they must be on a leash at all other times.
    

The second reading may finalize the rule at the next City Commission meeting...the proposal came about after a series of dog attacks last summer.
   

The city also announced Thompson Park, John Stiff Park and Southeast Park will have areas where dogs can be off their leashes...pet owners can expect those to be set up in the next several months.

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