The rule is included for the first time in its regulations: the European Fair in Strasbourg bans dogs this year for safety and hygiene reasons. Ban is appreciated differently on the streets of Strasbourg. Margarita, owner of a small dog, thinks this is a bit of an exaggeration: “I find it difficult for singles or elderly people who want to go for a walk there and do some shopping. Of course we need rules, but we have to adapt to every situation.“.
“We have to share the public space with good intelligence”
“I couldn’t see myself taking my dog to places like this.Muriel, who walks her dog Moon in a city park, explains:It’s not a dog’s place and it’s not respectful of other people who don’t necessarily have the same perception of the animal as us owners.” “We should share public space with good intelligence, keep dogs on leashes, pick up litter, not go to food stores with them, it’s just common sense.Jill adds a little further.
“I am allowed everywhere provided the dog stays where it isadds her friend Monique, Lola’s owner.In general, dogs are welcome, and you know I tend to say that a dog is like its master. If the master is not educated, the dog will not be educatedThose who do not have a dog share this opinion. Mary is a mother of a two-year-old boy: “I admit that when you see a dog you always wonder if it is cute or naughty, so dogs in public yes but with rules“.
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