Lady Luck kind to Chance

Donna M. Perry/Sun Journal

Jamie Cunningham of the Wilton area holds his dog, Chance, a 3-year-old pit bull mix, on Tuesday near the beach at Wilson Pond. Cunningham said his dog was hit by a car on Aug. 22 when it ran after a pedal bike on the side of the road. Chance suffered several cuts, scrapes and bruises but no broken bones. He said vehicles need to slow down in that area because there are a lot of children. The speed limit on Lake Road is 25 miles per hour.

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Jen Holmes's picture

Leash law?

Don't we have a leash law in Maine?

Where's the rest of the story?

Was the dog seen by a veterinarian?
Was the driver of the car actually speeding and was he given a ticket for speeding?
Was the dog owner fined for his dog being lose?
Were the police even called?
Was the "pedal bike" being ridden by someone and if so was it an adult or child? If it was a child is he/she alright after seeing a dog hit by a car?
If the whole story isn't important then you could have just said
"Owner reports that dog slightly injured after chasing a pedal bike and being struck by speeding car."

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How does the person on the

How does the person on the bike feel about a dog that isn't on a leash chasing them?


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