|two in one day from me? wtf?
||[Mar. 28th, 2007|06:25 pm]
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My mother has two dogs Well, technically, one is mine but she stays with my mom during nice weather because I live in an apartment and can't let her sit outside in the sun all day.|
My mother also has a neighbor that constantly complains about said dogs, and has called the authorities about it numerous times. They gave us an understandable warning about the dogs not having their collars on, but the neighbor also keeps complaining about the barking and they have threatened to impound the dogs.
Both dogs are up-to-date on everything, registered, and altered. They are clearly not neglected, aggresive, or destructive. They are fenced in at all times, and all the house in the area have big yards [2acres] so they're not insanely close together or anything. The dogs are also only put outside for long periods of time during the daytime.
Yes, they bark at birds and squirrels and strangers, but that is what dogs do, isn't it? They do not bark incessantly, just sporadically throughout the day, but the neighbor seems to think even this is too much.
My question is, can the authorities force us to get rid of our dogs simply because they bark "too much"?