Close fence

New dog beach is appreciated, but it needs another stretch of fence.

Dear Editor:

Firstly I would like to sincerely thank the Corporation of Summerland for providing a dog beach by Peach Orchard Beach.

Why, though, is only the northern end of the enclosed space fenced with chain link fencing leading into the lake? The south end is wide open and an open invitation for dogs to run away. It is painfully obvious that whoever planned the enclosure has never repeatedly called and chased their dog as it runs away. He never had an anxious moment as their dog races on to a busy road like Lakeshore Drive to greet a newly arriving dog.

For a small amount of labour and eight to 10 feet of chain link fencing, the safety of our dogs and dog owners could be significantly improved.

Elden Ulrich

Summerland

 

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