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Park rangers want to revise dog leash loophole

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Monday, June 17, 2013

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department is considering changing rules about dogs and leashes.

Dog owners are required to keep their animal on a leash at Oregon’s state parks because of a rule that says handlers “shall either confine their domestic animal or keep it on a leash not more than six feet long.”

Yet within that seemingly straightforward sentence is a loophole — exploited by a tiny fraction of the 40 million people who visit state parks each year — that’s caused enough headaches for park rangers it’s among the rules being considered for revision when the Oregon Parks and Recreation Commission meets this week.

Read more at The Statesman Journal.

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