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Great Pyrenees owner defends barking dogs

. . . in these times with all the thievery occurring, I would rather put up with a barking dog than someone prowling around looking for something to steal. - JAMES MURRELL
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By James Murrell
Personal commentary

Although my home is not located in the city limits of where I reside, I have had neighbors complain about the barking of my Great Pyrenees.

She barks from sunset to sunrise. It is the breed's nature and their way of warning predetors to not trespass on their property. It's much better than to be silent and face a fight with a pack of coyotes (although there have been two instances of coyotes not heeding her warning and she quickly dispatched them).

Farmers in Kentucky are protected by Right the Right to Farm Statute, this includes farming in city limits, if the farm was in operation prior to any ordinance adopoted by local city governments.

Regardless of weather or not, my neighbor is farming or just has pets, in these times with all the thievery occuring, I would rather put up with a barking dog than someone prowling around looking for something to steal.

--James Murrell

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