|Re: How Many Dogs?||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Barb Andre (mbawebaccess.net)|
|Date: Sun, 13 Jul 1997 14:19:58 -0500|
cohousing-l [at] freedom.mtn.org wrote: > > From: Mac Thomson <ganesh [at] rmi.net> Specifically what I need to know is: > > * How many homes are in your community? > * How many dogs are in your community? > Mac: At Greyrock Commons in Fort Collins (CO) we have 30 households and 9 dogs. One of these dogs was acquired after the family moved into cohousing, but the rest were "previously owned" so to speak. Our community has yet to discuss the stickier issues of pet ownership, but I anticipate some potentially heated discussion on letting dogs run off leash in our native area/open space because of possible wildlife harassment. Not that we have that much wildlife *yet*. The dogs are almost always on-leash or otherwise in control when in the common areas. Our bigger problem, IMHO, is the cat population, as some cats tend to roam freely throughout the area. Cats are mighty fine predators and can decimate wild bird and small mammal populations. Your neighbors, and the CO Divison Of Wildlife, should be at least as worried about cats as dogs. Barb Andre Greyrock Commons Fort Collins, CO "All opinions expressed here are entirely my own."
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