Leash Those Pups
Woburn Animal Control Officer Jay Donovan reminds dog owners to keep their dogs on leashes.
Donovan said Tuesday that the department has received several complaints this summer of dogs off leash, and also in the water, at Horn Pond.
"Dogs are not allowed in the water at Horn Pond, because it is a drinking water source," said Donovan.
According to the city's ordinances, dogs must be leashed at all times. Donovan or any member of the Woburn Police Department can cite and fine a dog owner for not adhering to the leash law. Penalties range from $50 to $100 depending on the violation.
After three violations of the leash law in one year, the city has the right to revoke the dog's licenses, according to the ordinance.