Springdale Eyes Dog Limitations Via Predictions

Posted: February 10, 2014 at 5 a.m.

Should Springdale become a city without dogs? Debate over revisions to Springdale’s regulation of animals within the city is driven by good intentions. After all, who wouldn’t want to stop a dog attack?


Springdale’s proposed ordinance involving vicious dogs attempts to predict future behavior, an approach destined to fail. Containment of animals is a straight forward enforcement standard to protect residents.

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Opinion, Pages 5 on 02/10/2014