Witch Hunt For Dog, Owner

May 14, 2018 GMT

Editor: While there is no question what happened to the 2-year-old boy at the Hollenback Dog Park is a tragedy, the witch hunt for the dog and its owner is beyond ridiculous (May 10). Why was this child approaching a strange dog all by himself in the first place? Big or small, no matter what the breed, dogs are often wary around strangers. It’s their nature. Perhaps the dog was spooked when the unsupervised child came bounding up to the fence. Before we blame the owner for possessing a “vicious dog breed” or picketing for breed bans in the area, maybe we should look at the mother’s parenting skills. Rob Riemensnyder WILKES-BARRE