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Dog Parks and Other Pet Peeves

Posted Friday, August 10, 2007

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The rules are clear: All those enjoying the Lakewood park must be licensed, vaccinated and wearing a collar. No one said they couldn't bark. After all, it is a dog park. But a handful of nearby Rocky River residents have unleashed a lawsuit to shut down the park. They claim the pets are too doggone noisy, fight too often and, to put it bluntly, stink. What rights do dogs and their owners have? We'll talk about it Friday morning at 9:00 on The Sound of Ideas.

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Arts and Culture, Government/Politics, Community/Human Interest

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Michael O'Shea, Rocky River Assistant Law Director
Mary McGraw, Lakewood Assistant Law Director
Karen Arnoff, owner, The Dog-Owner Connection
Sharon Harvey, executive director, Cleveland Animal Protective League

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Looking for a dog park? Here is a list of local dog parks.
The Dog-Owner Connection
Animal Protective League

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