Dog law changed to reflect dog-friendly policy |

Dog law changed to reflect dog-friendly policy

Jane Stebbins

BRECKENRIDGE – Dog owners can now officially let their dogs run free at Carter Park, but only if they have that animal under voice or visual control.

Previously, dog owners could only let their pets into Carter Park if they were on 6-foot-long leashes and didn’t impede with the activities of others in the park. But the town changed its policy recently to allow dogs to run in the park – one of the most popular parks in Summit County among dog owners – as long as they were under voice or visual control.

The council also agreed that controlling your dog from a building or vehicle doesn’t qualify as having your dog under control – an argument some have used in front of Municipal Judge Buck Allen.

– Jane Stebbins

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