LETTER: Irresponsible dog owners will never change

Editor:

Re: Hundreds are breaking dog ban, letters, July 10.

I started thinking what it would be like for the dog and what their reaction would be if they knew their owners weren’t as law-biding as they thought. I, for one, love dogs (pit bulls, not so much).

They really are a person’s best friend. They’re loyal, cuddly, cute, always ready for a walk, you throw balls for them and they bring it back. And many would give their lives to save a family member in danger.

Does it get any better than that? I would love to ask them, the dogs, why their owners treat them and others around them with such disrespect.

Surely it’s not the dogs dragging their owners to the promenade for their walk. They’re a dog, they don’t know any better.

I have weighed in on this subject many times in the past and really, I don’t care anymore if dogs are allowed on the promenade. It is what it is, and irresponsible dog owners abound. That will never change regardless what responsible owners may say.

Perhaps it would be better if we could convince the dogs to leave their owners chained up at home. Life would be so much simpler. In the meantime, I’ll just sit back and watch the fireworks. Poor dogs.

D. Johnson, South Surrey

Just Posted

White Rock Renegades ‘04 named national champs

Girls went undefeated at national tournament in Calgary

PHOTOS: Supercars parade to White Rock

More than a dozen cars were on display for the Drive Project

South Surrey woman promotes exercise to help fight Parkinson’s disease

‘This keeps me strong’ says Liz Holroyd Campbell, organizer of the 2019 Parkinson Superwalk

QUIZ: How much do you remember about Woodstock?

Weekend music festival in Bethel, New York, was held 50 years ago

Advocates ‘internationalize’ the fight to free Raif Badawi from Saudi prison

Raif Badawi was arrested on June 17, 2012, and was later sentenced to 1,000 lashes and 10 years in jail for his online criticism of Saudi clerics

Canadian entrepreneurs turning beer byproduct into bread, cookies and profits

Some breweries turn to entrepreneurs looking to turn spent grain into treats for people and their pets

Canada ‘disappointed’ terror suspect’s British citizenship revoked

Jack Letts, who was dubbed “Jihadi Jack” by the U.K. media, has been detained in a Kurdish prison for about two years

Chrystia Freeland condemns violence in Hong Kong, backs right to peaceful assembly

There have been months of protests in the semi-autonomous region

B.C. VIEWS: Log exports and my other errors so far in 2019

Plastic bags, legislature overspending turn out differently

Most Read

l -->