Off-Leash

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Coyote Warning Issued To Dog Owners After Attacks In San Francisco’s Presidio

Dog owners who frequent San Francisco’s Presidio were being warned to watch out for coyotes.

04/13/2015

The Golden Gate National Recreation Area. (CBS)

Pet Owners Protest Plan That Could Prohibit Off-Leash Dogs In Parts Of Golden Gate National Recreational Area

Dozens of dogs and their owners gathered outside the National Park Service offices in San Francisco’s Financial District Wednesday afternoon to protest the Golden Gate National Recreation Area’s new general management plan, which they say could prohibit off-leash dogs in the few remaining parts of the park where they are allowed.

03/04/2015

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6 Mountain View Parks Will Allow Dogs To Run Off-Leash In Pilot Program

Mountain View plans to begin a one-year pilot program, permitting dog owners to unleash their pets at six local parks starting June 23, a city spokeswoman said.

06/15/2014

Officers killed an aggressive dog after four people were bit in Antioch on October 30, 2013. (CBS)

Officers Kill Pit Bull Mix After 4 People Bitten Near Antioch Trail

Police said the two off-leash dogs that bit four people in Antioch on Wednesday night are pit bull mixes whose owners have not been identified.

10/31/2013

Dog Walker Gary Hesterberg was shot with a stun-gun in San Mateo County (San Mateo Sheriff)

Bay Area Dog Walker Hit With Stun Gun Sues Park Service

A San Mateo County man is suing the National Park Service and a park ranger who allegedly shot him with a stun gun for being uncooperative about his off-leash dog.

03/22/2013

Taser, stun gun

Rep. Speier Calls For Investigation Into Dog Walker Tasing

A Peninsula congresswoman wants an independent investigator to determine whether a federal park ranger used excessive force when she used a stun gun on a man walking his dogs.

02/02/2012

Dog Walker Gary Hesterberg was shot with a stun-gun in San Mateo County (San Mateo Sheriff)

Peninsula Park Ranger Uses Stun Gun On Man Walking Dogs Off-Leash

A park spokesman said a man walking his dogs in San Mateo County was hit with a stun gun only after it “developed into a more serious law enforcement situation.”

01/31/2012