Banned' lifeguard dog reinstated

  peter99co 16:12 29 Mar 2009
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Common sense prevails?

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  sunnystaines 16:14 29 Mar 2009

read the story this morning, good ending.

  johndrew 16:19 29 Mar 2009

Thankfully the use of guide and other working dogs for the blind, deaf and those with mobility issues, are covered by law or perhaps the same `jobsworths` would have them banned as well!!!!

Not to mention Police, `sniffer` dogs and those used in other rescue situations.

  peter99co 17:58 29 Mar 2009

Quite right.The use of the bike is an accident waiting to happen.

The ban to Dogs on beaches is sensible because most of the owners fail to clean up after the animals and allow them to run about without bothering who they upset in the process.

Why did they not make an exception in the first place for this specially talented dog. Thank goodness public opinion had the effect it did.

  Legolas 19:02 29 Mar 2009

Could the powers that be not have used their common sense? in the first place and saved everyone all this hassle. The dog has been working along the beach for three years helping those in distress in the water, it seems obvious to me that it is a working dog, but seemingly not obvious to some.

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