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Brad thank you, as another dog owner, for pointing out why Tower Shores current Rule for “no dogs on beach” is appropriate during the months us humans are sitting, playing and eating on our beach. MOST (but not ALL dog owners are responsible. I have personally witnessed those few, but significant enough in numbers of dog owners THIS SEASON who are not responsible — who left their dog feces on the beach (during bathing months), left their dog feces in other people’s yards and who DIDN’T obey the Tower Shore rules of “No dogs on the beach” by walking their UNLEASHED dog on our beach during bathing season. So sadly, we can’t trust ALL dog owners to “obey the rules”. Unfortunately dog feces can carry diseases harmful to humans such as Roundworm, hookworm, whipworm, tapeworm, Parvovirus, Giardiasis, Salmonella, E. Coli, Campylobacteria some of which can be in healthy normal dogs. To me it only makes sense for us dog owners to forgo our momentary pleasure of walking with our dogs on the beach during the the bathing months in order to minimize health risks to us and our children and grandchildren and guests who are sitting, playing and eating on the beach.