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Right to access also comes with responsibilities

...encourage dog owners to take responsibility for their pets' safety when hiking in areas open to trapping. While there is no leash law on trails, Chugach National Forest posts recommendations on its website that dogs be under control or on a leash during...
Dialogue on trapping must continue

...dogs in areas where the trapping season is open need to take responsibility for their dog's safety. While there is no leash law on trails, Chugach National Forest posts recommendations on its website that dogs be under control or on a leash during...
Trapping, recreation collide in Cooper Landing

...there's a sign - not from us - that says 'We hope you enjoyed your time with your pet, we remind you of the borough's leash law and recommend that you adhere to it outside of the boundaries of this area.' It's mutual because both sides are recommending...
Voices of the Peninsula: Why so many proposals against trapping, when trappers haven't changed?

...their belongings, and wildlife. That's why they have leash laws. If dogs are considered by some people as users, then...from people than I do for the animals I'm targeting. Leash laws are made for a reason, or they wouldn't have them...
Area lacks borough-wide animal control

...budget of about $2 million last year, said Carol Vardeman, Mat-Su's animal shelter manager. Lawmakers wrote a leash law into the Mat-Su Borough's code in 1979. Since then, the program has snowballed to unmanageable proportions, Vardeman...
Animal emergency issues deserve attention

...mandatory licensing. There are no "barking dog police." There is no "his dog poop's in my yard" intervention. No leash law. No limits on the numbers or types of animals a family can have - beyond what already exists in the state. No patrolling...
Navarre investigating solutions to animal abuse issues

...looking for anything that resembles animal control here, sir," he said. "No licensing, no barking dog police, no leash laws, no restrictions additionally (from) today. All we need is the borough sanctioning to address these abuse cases...
Well known llama killed by loose dogs

...part, to prevent such events. But Diamond M is outside of city limits, and the Kenai Peninsula Borough doesn't have leash laws."It's relatively self-policing," Lewis said. His department recommends that people keep their dogs constrained...
'A real bad deal': Dog survives being caught in trap

...aren't the only ones who should act responsibly during trapping season. Pet owners, even those living outside the leash law areas of city limits, should be aware of the potential danger of traps in remote and semi-rural areas at this time...
Kasilof man berates trapping policies after dog killed in snare

...of the control of the dog owner. Alaska does not have a leash law, according to state wildlife protection trooper Lt. Steve...The (Kenai Peninsula) Borough doesn?t have a leash law either,? he said. ?Most cities do.? Bear said...


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