A pit bull was at the centre of a recent dog on dog attack at Esquimalt Lagoon. One reader applauds the stance by the chief bylaw officer for the Capital Regional District to not consider a ban on the breed but to judge each case on its circumstances. iStock photo

West Shore reader gives kudos to head CRD bylaw officer after dog attack

Re: CRD not considering ban on specific breeds following attack (goldstreamgazette.com)

I want to commend the Capital Regional District’s chief bylaw officer, Don Brown, for his reasonable response after the horrific dog attack that happened at Esquimalt Lagoon.

He recognized that any dog, regardless of breed, is capable of attacking and injuring another dog. As he had also recognized, it is the responsibility of all owners to properly train and know the limitations of their dogs.

Nicolle Simon

Langford

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