A 5-year-old child attacked by a dog, the mayor of Thury-Harcourt-le-Hom takes an order

New sign in the town following the attack of a dog on a 5-year-old child who was hospitalized.
New panel in the town following the attack of a dog on a 5-year-old child who was walking on the green lane in Thury-Harcourt-le-Hom (Calvados). ©L’Orne Combattante

After dog aggression on a 5 year old child walking on the Greenwayon the Quai d’Harcourt side, the mayor of Thury-Harcourt-le-Hom (Calvados), Philippe Lagalle, has decided to take a municipal decree on April 19, 2022.

In order to safeguard public hygiene and reduce the risk of accidents on roads open to public traffic and on public and private areas of the municipality, it is important to regulate the movement of pets. In particular dogs that disturb the public tranquility, “explains the mayor of Thury-Harcourt-le-Hom.

Animals kept on a leash

It is also in the interests of the animals that the owner does everything in his power to prevent them from remaining undesirable by harming the cleanliness or the safety and tranquility of other inhabitants.

New signs have been placed in the municipality requiring you to keep your dog on a leash.

The decree specifies that all domestic animals must be provided with a collar and a plate indicating the names and addresses of the owners. They must be kept on a leash.

For so-called dangerous dogs, owners must keep them on a leash and muzzle them.

Philippe Lagalle, mayor of Thury-Harcourt-le-Hom

Otherwise, these animals will be considered in a state of wandering, an impoundment and a fine will be ordered.

No animals in playpens

In addition, the decree specifies that pets, even on a leash, are prohibited from accessing parks for children, cemetery, as well as all green spaces and sports equipment belonging to the municipality. » Dogs are prohibited inside public and cultural buildings. ”

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It is also recalled that the owners must provide themselves with any means at their convenience to pick up the droppings deposited by their animals themselves.

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