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On the street: Should Lawrence put a limit on how long pets can be tied up outside?

Asked at Hy-Vee, 3504 Clinton Parkway on May 28, 2004

Jared Reeves, Kansas University junior, Eudora

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“If there is a limit, it shouldn’t be based on hours, but more like days. It should be loose enough that people can make decisions for themselves, but lowers the risk of abuse.”

Howard Mossberg, retired, Lawrence

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“I think it’s pretty obvious that to be humane you have to limit the amount of time one animal is tied up, especially without food or water.”

Lynette Seuferling, accountant, Lawrence

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“Yes, because Kansas weather changes all the time. Animals may not have the shelter they need or it may get too hot.”

Linda Randall, Realtor, Lawrence

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“I don’t think animals should be tied up outside at all, for any reason.”

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