Dog-free zones

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As a non-dog owner, I do agree with every aspect of Geoff Patmore’s letter (Herald, August 28).

As a regular sea swimmer from Shoreham Beach, I do not wish to be joined by dogs, or have them hurtling into me.

In the past, I have heard non-local people remark how great it is to have a beach where they can bring their dogs! Yes, we do need designated dog-free beaches in the summer, and dogs to be kept under control at other times of the year.

Barbara Robertson

Ferry Road


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