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Commissioners tackle dog fouling problems

Children found smearing excriment on cars

An Onchan Commissioner is reassuring residents the local authority is taking problems with dog fouling seriously – after children were found taking it from bins and smearing it on cars.

The problem was discussed at a recent board meeting, when members decided against providing poop bags on the grounds of cost.

Chris Quirk is a former by-laws officer for Onchan, and says irresponsible dog owners still aren’t cleaning up after their pets.

But he says the issue with children is being addressed:

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