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3 Reasons Why You Should Leash Your Dog

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Hello everyone, today I'm going to talk about something that bugs me almost every time I go to the park. In most public parks there are signs indicating that you should leash your dog. Even so, I find that numerous times I have been to Jackson's Park (a local park in Peterborough), only to find that there are people who surprise surprise, do not have their dogs leashed. This is a danger to not only the people around them, but to their dogs. So unless you are in a dog park, here are some common sense reasons to leash your dog:

1. It is to protect your dog from other dogs. I don't know how many times I have pulled my dog away from another dog only to have their owner say "don't worry, he's friendly", I respond with "mine's not". I usually get a weird look and they hurriedly yank their dog back. But what if they weren't quick enough? What if my dog was faster? I'm not joking when I say my dog will bite another dog, and if the other dog i…