Eagle officials re-examine leash laws due to incidents

By Pam Boyd

EAGLE — Eagle loves its dogs, but it wants its canines leashed.This week the Eagle Town Board conducted a preliminary discussion about the community’s animal control rules and the idea of switching over to a “demonstrable voice control” rule for dogs didn’t generate support. Not only did members of the town board state their preference for Eagle’s current leash law, but the town’s new police chief and Eagle County’s new animal services director voiced their support for the leash regulation.Daniel Ettinger, the county’s newly hired animal services boss, said that in a community setting, demonstrable voice command is difficult to …

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