Park Rangers at Fort Abercrombie State Park are reporting problems with unleashed dogs acting aggressively. Kevin Murphy is the park’s district ranger and says there have been problems this winter.
— park dogs 1 :07 “Other dogs have … unacceptable.”
The park is divided into two sections with the north area closed to dogs off leash. Murphy says he’s already discovered two deer killed by dogs.
— park dogs 2 :31 “The big difference in the winter … leash-free area.”
Murphy says that if people continue to flout the leash laws at the park there could be consequences.
— park dogs 3 ::17 “I’d like to continue … to unleashed dogs.”
Dog owners caught with their pet off leash are routinely fined $50. If the animal is caught and impounded the total cost with court fees is $110 to recover the animal.