Senior Animal Welfare Officer Ted Carlson will be out this morning delivering Christmas treats to dogs whose owners are sure to be on the “nice list” this year through their responsible pet ownership.
Officer Carlson and his Santa hat will be in the area of Hilyard and West Amazon, this morning; from 10:30 – 11:30 surprising owners and their pets who are obeying leash laws with special doggie Christmas treats.
City Municipal Code regarding Dogs at Large:
4.425 Dogs at Large Prohibited.
(1) No dog owner shall permit a dog to be at large.
(2) A dog owner is deemed to be negligent per se for the actions of a dog at large, or a dog undergoing field training, or a dog in a dog-off-leash area, when the dog causes injury to a person or property.
For more information on City Animal Services visit: http://www.eugene-or.gov/animalservices