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Time for new animal control plan

Wendy Lind

Dear Editor,

I am another person who questions New Castle police and their method of handling the dog-at-large situation. I wonder, do they plan to kill any and all dogs at large? Is it customary to put the barrel of a gun into the mouth of a dog?

This action concerns me the most. It sounds as if they were taunting the pet. What kind of a sicko puts a gun into a dog’s mouth anyway? I find this behavior unacceptable.

Dogs are pets. They are members of a family. People do mourn the loss of their pets, especially children. The police were aware of a family owning this pet. They made statements that the dog had escaped before. They knew it

wasn’t a stray.

Many dogs are capable of escape, and (I wonder) if the New Castle police plan to kill these dogs, too. Obviously, there needs to be a new plan for animal control in your town so this type of situation is not repeated.

Wendy Lind

Glenwood Springs

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