Does Pleasanton have a leash law or not? I walk my dogs at the Sports Park all the time, and I always see dogs off leash.
The latest altercation was Sunday, July 29, around 9 a.m. when my friend and I were walking our dogs. A young woman (pony tail, blue sweatshirt and ruder than heck) arrived at the same time with her golden retriever (or yellow lab) off leash with her ball-throwing apparatus. The dog, of course, starting running toward our dogs and the inevitable dog snarling/leash tangling began. We said to her that there are leash laws in Pleasanton and she said, no, not in the Sports Park. I said to her, "This is not a dog park," and she said, "Then your dogs shouldn't be here." She was very unpleasant.
We blew it off and started walking again to get away from her, but she followed behind us. She started getting close again with her dog still off leash so we decided to cut across the grass to the other side. She then purposely threw the ball right at us and her dog came running up to us again. I really got mad this time and this young woman was the rudest person I have ever met. She's lucky I didn't punch her in the nose.
So, city of Pleasanton, I want to know: Are there leash laws or not? And if so, what the heck are they and why aren't they posted?
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