Dogs in truck beds must be on short leash

July 17, 2014 

About a month ago while traveling towards town at Carpenter Road SE and Pacific Ave SE, a pick-up was turning left in front of us and his very nice dog was sticking his head out the window. Just that fast the dog was out the window trying to run and keep up with the truck as it was on a leash.

Thankfully the driver was able to stop and place his dog back into the truck. Hopefully it was not injured. Since then we have seen numerous dogs being transported in the beds of pickups without being on a short leash as required by law. Many with their heads and a large part of their bodies hanging out the passenger side of the owners vehicle.

If you really care about your dogs please be more responsible towards them.

Ron Slater


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