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Regional District to change how it deals with dangerous dogs

Shadow was kept in the CORD pound for almost 15 months while her owners fought an order to put the dog down (Contributed by: Shadow vs. RDCO Facebook page)
There's been a public uproar over how the Central Okanagan Regional District handles so-called problem dogs.

The case of Shadow, a young dog held in custody for 15 months, caused upwards of 100 people to protest at the district's last meeting.

And Shadow isn't the only dog that's been held for months at the pound.

Robert Hobson is the chair of the Central Okanagan Regional District. He admits the district has been too restrictive in how it handles dog complaints, and going forward will work more collaboratively with dog owners.

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