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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

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