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PETS: Keep dogs out of farmers’ markets

Letter by Mary Ann Leskie, Tacoma on Sep. 10, 2012 at 1:56 pm | 14 Comments »
September 10, 2012 2:29 pm

Dog owners,please don’t take your pets to a farmers’ market.

You may not mind Fido sniffing your legs or leaving a dump on the pavement, but that’s exactly what I saw Saturday at the Proctor District market.

With all that food on display and small children milling around, I was surprised to see so many canines, especially since supermarkets and restaurants only allow service dogs. Why should it be any different for an open-air market selling food products?

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