San Francisco Debates a Proposal to Limit Where Dogs Can Roam

A report in the New York Times describes a brewing battle in San Francisco over where dogs are allowed off-leash in the Golden Gate National Recreational Area:

“There is a strong sense of entitlement among some, not all, dog owners that they can run their dogs wherever they want,” said Mike Lynes, who, as the executive director of the Golden Gate Audubon Society, is concerned about the impact of all these dogs on the wild creatures in the parks, not to mention the humans.

Dog owners are facing environmentalists, safety advocates, and even picnickers who want to see fewer dogs roaming free.

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