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While your furry companion may be a friendly and beloved member of your family, it's crucial to recognize that not everyone may share the same sentiments. Ensuring the safety and well-being of both your dog and the community at large is paramount.

When you leash your dog, you contribute to your community's safety and harmony. Keeping your dog under control minimizes the risk of potentially harmful situations, such as unexpected interactions with other dogs, wildlife, or individuals who may fear or be allergic to dogs. This consideration for others fosters a positive environment where everyone can enjoy public spaces without concern.

Leashing your dog in public areas is a legal obligation in Mesa County. According to the county's regulations, dogs must be on a leash that is 10 feet in length or less when in public areas. These laws are in place to protect the well-being of both animals and humans.

To obtain specific information about leash laws in Mesa County, visit Mesa County Animal Services for comprehensive details about the regulations governing the leashing of dogs and other animal-related matters in the county. 

Remember that parks should be enjoyable for everyone, and keeping your dog on a leash can help maintain a harmonious environment.

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Leash up. It's the law. A yellow lab winks at the camera.