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Considerate dog owner!

Sun May 25, 2014 5:51 pm

We often complain about irresponsible dog owners, but not all are like that ... Flying with the team today, and during a break, a dog runs towards the parked kites. Owner calls dog back, and puts dog on the lead straightaway. Had a quick chat with the owner as he walked past us, and thanked him for being considerate. "Well, of course!", he said, "My dog has a tendency to run after flying kites, and from the looks of it, those kites probably cost a few hundred £££, so better be safe than sorry". Explained a bit about what were doing, and wished him a good day.

Whoever you are, big thumbs up!
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Re: Considerate dog owner!

Sun May 25, 2014 10:23 pm

:D :D

(but I think you dreamt all this :lol: )
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Re: Considerate dog owner!

Mon May 26, 2014 4:06 pm

Last time I went out to fly, the field I was in got swarmed by a herd of dalmatians, and their owners, three kids and two adults were just cheering on the dogs as they ran around my legs and urgh... I guess you all have been there way before me.

Most people are nice enough, and the dalmatian did no harm to themselves or me, so that's good :)
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Re: Considerate dog owner!

Tue May 27, 2014 8:28 am

My dog doesn't chase my kites but barks like crazy at any other dog who comes near them.

At least I'm less likely to be surprised by approaching dogs.
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Re: Considerate dog owner!

Tue May 27, 2014 10:05 am

Having Had kites damaged by inconsiderate dog owners (its not the dogs fault) I must applaud that owner. =D>