Should there be restrictions on dogs welcome in parks?


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Dogs have been in our society since the Paleolithic era around 35,000 years ago. They are found throughout our world in many forms, such as pets, working dogs, service animals, and emotional support animals among other things. They can be as small as a Chihuahua and as big as an Irish Wolfhound, and can range in shape and color. With outdoor recreation becoming more and more popular throughout the years, dogs are becoming a major presence in parks. This can create a problem for the wildlife who reside in these parks, and management implications should begin to be placed on public parks that allow dogs in them.