A dog owner is challenging an attempt by the Gore District Council to bring her pets to heel.
Cheryl Mockford has objected to an abatement notice issued on her two german shepherds, Eve and Sally, claiming they bark too much, and forced the council to hold a hearing. MORE>>
What I find interesting in this story is that there are 10 people who signed a petition that says the dogs are a nuisance, but only 3 are from the street she lives in. Hum...
I know that barking is a real nuisance, and I'm just really happy my dog is a balanced dog and only barks to let us know when someone is at the door. We say 'thank you' and he stops barking.