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Dogs on leads?

By martin75 - 9 July 2013 27

Has anyone been fined for not having your dog on a lead?

If so how much was it?

What’s Your opinion?


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Dogs on leads?
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Madam Cholet 6:12 pm
09 Jul 13
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Don’t know, but you could try doing what my father in law said he always did when caught with his dog on a non-dog beach….run for it!

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dungfungus 6:52 pm
09 Jul 13
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This comes under the category of “it has never happened because it is too hard”, just like no one has ever been fined for riding a bike across a pedestrian crossing or dumping rubbish at a charity bin.

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dph 10:11 pm
09 Jul 13
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No idea. My dog takes a dump every time I take it for a walk. Never it picked it up. Ever.

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bundah 10:32 pm
09 Jul 13
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dph said :

No idea. My dog takes a dump every time I take it for a walk. Never it picked it up. Ever.

Mayor Ratten has decreed the following:

All dog droppings in public places must be removed by the dog owner. It is an offence not to remove your dog’s droppings in a public place and not to carry appropriate equipment to pick up your dog’s droppings. An on-the-spot fine of $50.00 can be issued by authorising officers if you do not pick up and dispose of your dog’s droppings. An on-the-spot fine of $50.00 can also be issued if you are not carrying appropriate equipment to collect your dog’s droppings.

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dph 1:24 am
10 Jul 13
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bundah said :

dph said :

No idea. My dog takes a dump every time I take it for a walk. Never it picked it up. Ever.

Mayor Ratten has decreed the following:

All dog droppings in public places must be removed by the dog owner. It is an offence not to remove your dog’s droppings in a public place and not to carry appropriate equipment to pick up your dog’s droppings. An on-the-spot fine of $50.00 can be issued by authorising officers if you do not pick up and dispose of your dog’s droppings. An on-the-spot fine of $50.00 can also be issued if you are not carrying appropriate equipment to collect your dog’s droppings.

I’d rather pay $50 then pick up my dogs turds & the chances of actually getting fined for something like this are slim to none.

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wildturkeycanoe 8:02 am
10 Jul 13
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bundah said :

dph said :

No idea. My dog takes a dump every time I take it for a walk. Never it picked it up. Ever.

Mayor Ratten has decreed the following:

All dog droppings in public places must be removed by the dog owner. It is an offence not to remove your dog’s droppings in a public place and not to carry appropriate equipment to pick up your dog’s droppings. An on-the-spot fine of $50.00 can be issued by authorising officers if you do not pick up and dispose of your dog’s droppings. An on-the-spot fine of $50.00 can also be issued if you are not carrying appropriate equipment to collect your dog’s droppings.

Why don’t horse riders have to pick up their horse’s massive piles of cr@p from our footpath/cycleways? A doggie doo is nothing compared to these large trails of manure, but there is no legislation saying they have to clean it up? That’s a bit unfair to dog owners and a disgusting sight for anyone else using these facilities.

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vet111 8:10 am
10 Jul 13
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bundah said :

dph said :

No idea. My dog takes a dump every time I take it for a walk. Never it picked it up. Ever.

Mayor Ratten has decreed the following:

All dog droppings in public places must be removed by the dog owner. It is an offence not to remove your dog’s droppings in a public place and not to carry appropriate equipment to pick up your dog’s droppings. An on-the-spot fine of $50.00 can be issued by authorising officers if you do not pick up and dispose of your dog’s droppings. An on-the-spot fine of $50.00 can also be issued if you are not carrying appropriate equipment to collect your dog’s droppings.

Not to mention the fact that it’s just a pretty scummy thing to do generally….

Hope it all comes back in your letterbox/on your doorstop/on your car door handles one day.

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Innovation 9:08 am
10 Jul 13
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Does anyone get fined for not picking up their dog poo? I’ve never been questioned as to whether I’m carrying appropriate equipment.

dph @ #3 & 5 – If you’re that frightened of getting poo on your hands, I’m surprised you don’t pay someone $50 to wipe your own backside. Don’t worry though, maybe one day you’ll get fined or better, RA will start a Tuesday dog poo post with pix of dog owners not picking up dog crap.

wildturkeycanoe @ #6 – I’m guessing that, based on diet, horse poo breaks down faster than dog poo and doesn’t have the same toxins. Good point though but, be careful, you might start a cyclist/pedestrian crossing type debate by demanding riders must dismount every time their horse takes a dump.

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SheepGroper 9:08 am
10 Jul 13
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wildturkeycanoe said :

Why don’t horse riders have to pick up their horse’s massive piles of cr@p from our footpath/cycleways? A doggie doo is nothing compared to these large trails of manure, but there is no legislation saying they have to clean it up? That’s a bit unfair to dog owners and a disgusting sight for anyone else using these facilities.

Horse manure’s great for the garden, I’d love for there to be massive piles of it near me, I’d be out there with bags or a wheelbarrow. Beats driving out to get it or paying for it to be delivered.

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carnardly 10:07 am
10 Jul 13
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horse pooh is jus recycled grass. After 3 mins it doesn’t stink anyway.

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bearlikesbeer 11:09 am
10 Jul 13
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I don’t own a dog, but I carry a cheap dog leash in my bag when I’m exploring the parks and paths of Canberra. I often encounter owners letting their dogs wander freely in areas where they are not permitted to do so. $5 for the lead is worth it for the look on an owner’s face as I walk their dog back to them.

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johnboy 11:12 am
10 Jul 13
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You must be super fun at parties

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Antagonist 11:48 am
10 Jul 13
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bundah said :

Mayor Ratten has decreed the following:

All dog droppings in public places must be removed by the dog owner. It is an offence not to remove your dog’s droppings in a public place and not to carry appropriate equipment to pick up your dog’s droppings. An on-the-spot fine of $50.00 can be issued by authorising officers if you do not pick up and dispose of your dog’s droppings. An on-the-spot fine of $50.00 can also be issued if you are not carrying appropriate equipment to collect your dog’s droppings.

So if my dog takes a dump behind the water meter of a random property on our regular walk, it is not an offence because said dump was taken on private land and not in a public place? I like this new Mayor now.

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poetix 12:15 pm
10 Jul 13
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bearlikesbeer said :

I don’t own a dog, but I carry a cheap dog leash in my bag when I’m exploring the parks and paths of Canberra. I often encounter owners letting their dogs wander freely in areas where they are not permitted to do so. $5 for the lead is worth it for the look on an owner’s face as I walk their dog back to them.

Hope you are charged with attempted theft of a woofer.

I’d love to see the look on your face…

You do realise a great deal of Canberra is designated as an off-the-lead area? But I suspect that you probably have the TAMS maps in that weird bag of yours.

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beardedclam 12:19 pm
10 Jul 13
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Antagonist said :

bundah said :

Mayor Ratten has decreed the following:

All dog droppings in public places must be removed by the dog owner. It is an offence not to remove your dog’s droppings in a public place and not to carry appropriate equipment to pick up your dog’s droppings. An on-the-spot fine of $50.00 can be issued by authorising officers if you do not pick up and dispose of your dog’s droppings. An on-the-spot fine of $50.00 can also be issued if you are not carrying appropriate equipment to collect your dog’s droppings.

So if my dog takes a dump behind the water meter of a random property on our regular walk, it is not an offence because said dump was taken on private land and not in a public place? I like this new Mayor now.

+1 YES!!!!

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