In reply to Mr Bower regarding owners not able to call their dogs. May I remind him that working dogs on farms are entirely different to family pets.
Most dog owners use the off-leash areas to teach their dogs to return to them when called.
How else is a dog owner to teach recall when their pets are on leash while out walking and the Shoalhaven is very limited in off-leash areas?
Some backyards are not big enough for teaching recall.
Mr Bower in regard to dogs not coming unless they “get a biscuit”, we teach our dogs with kindness and rewards for good behaviour.
Eventually the dogs come willingly.
Have some understanding Mr Bower - our dogs are not robots.
F. Foster Ulladulla