Distributed August 19, 2016 1:00 PM
Dog owners reminded to contain their pets while home
The City of Nanaimo is reminding dog owners of the importance of containing their pets on their property at all times. Wandering dogs can cause a safety risk to other people and other dogs.
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- Owners of dogs that chase, harass or bite a person or another animal can suffer the following legal consequences - their pet can be designated as a vicious dog; their dog can be seized for destruction or; a victim can sue for damages.
- It is very important for all dog owners to be vigilant with the whereabouts of their pets.