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Augusta leash law applies to all pets; needs enforcement

...property. Most communities have a leash law for good reasons. Unfortunately...have had similar experiences. The leash law is very specific. It does not exclude...ears. From experience I know that leash-law violators feel that it is their God-given...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/12/05/op_299905.shtml
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Blasts Columbia Co. leash-law scofflaws

I am sure this will come as a great surprise to many of you Columbia Countians, but there is a leash law, and you are expected to obey it. Once again, the law-abiding citizens are suffering because of the law breakers. We cannot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/06/op_221972.shtml
Opinion columns
I've seen what can happen when leash laws disobeyed

...Richmond County friends and neighbors to comply with the leash law for their dogs, particularly when they take them out...people. Be safe instead of sorry, and please obey the leash law, which is there for a good reason. Marian Moseley...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/19/let_440326.shtml
Letters
Augusta Animal Services advisory subcommittee meetings, discussion drifting away from stated goals

...Beverly Hixon, the founder of Kitty Konnection rescue, asked the subcommittee to consider exempting cats from the leash law, which would allow rescue groups to trap, sterilize and release feral animals.Hixon said the practice would drastically...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-06/augusta-animal-services-advis
More pet laws won't help

...advocated government intervention.Laws and mandates affect only the responsible people. I can attest to the fact the county leash law is not upheld.Lorna Barrett said that some people may be inclined to surrender their pets (family members with fur...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-10-09/more-pet-laws-wont-help
Augusta teenager dies after being struck by car

...Collins was taken to Georgia Regents Hospital, where he succumbed to the injuries about 7:15 p.m.The driver of the Acura was not charged.Robyn Gledhill, the dog's owner, was issued a citation for a violation of the state leash law.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-10/augusta-teenager-dies-
Rants & Raves

...The speed limit is 25/20, and most people on Teakwood Drive run 45-plus mph. Keep up the good work. THERE IS A leash law in Harlem; however, it does not appear to apply to the first lady of Harlem. YOUR FRONT-PAGE story about a sickle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-07/rants-raves
4 teens struck on Richmond County roads since Thursday

...driver of the Acura was not charged but the dog's owner, Robyn Gledhill, was cited for a violation of the Georgia leash law.Demonta was attending a birthday party next to Gledhill's house when the dog approached him in what another neighbor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-13/4-teens-struck-richmon
Rants & Raves

...they start showing up here in such numbers? Or has it already begun? COLUMBIA COUNTY Animal Services should enforce the leash law when it has been brought to their attention several times before a child waiting for a school bus gets bitten. I CAN...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-26/rants-raves
Leash law applies to cats, too

Regarding L. Deslandes' Feb. 8 letter about neighbors trapping cats. I sympathize very much with her about her missing cats, but there are leash laws for a reason. I do not know what leash laws exist in North Augusta, but the law in Evans includes cats.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/18/op_334218.shtml
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