dog attacks

Our View: Leash your dog – no excuses

We enjoy our beautiful scenery and animals in the foothills. To continue enjoying both, we need to treat our shared outdoor public spaces with respect. And that includes keeping ou ...

Unleashed dogs in Auburn parks disturb some residents

Despite an ordinance prohibiting unleashed dogs in Auburn parks, local residents say they have seen many park-goers ignoring the rule. Local law enforcement and Auburn Parks and R ...

Park begins loose dog crackdown

Concerned about two recent dog attacks on horses in canyons along the American River, the state parks department is instituting spot patrols and enforcement of dog regulations on r ...

Any dog can be a threat; leashes necessary

I have been disturbed by some of the reporting as of late regarding the recent dog attacks. To imply that it is only a pit bull problem or only a big dog problem is absolutely ridi ...

Trail users need to be prepared for danger

In light of the two recent vicious dog attacks in the American River Canyon area, it’s clear that some trail users are not adequately prepared to protect themselves or their hors ...