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DOGS: Street fairs are hard on pooches

Letter by Richard Lawson, Sumner on Aug. 8, 2012 at 1:33 pm | 14 Comments »
August 8, 2012 2:42 pm

Last weekend, I attended street fairs in Sumner and Tacoma’s Proctor District.

For people to bring dogs to these events in hot weather should be considered animal cruelty. The pavement is hot enough to fry an egg, while these poor animals are forced to walk around with their tongues dragging on the ground. Also, people are tripping on the leashes.

I think it would be a great idea if everyone who brought a dog to the events were required to walk around bare-footed. Then they would know how the dog feels.

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