Appleton votes to keep ban on dogs in city parks

No Dogs in Appleton Parks sign at Pierce Park July 11, 2016 (WLUK/Mike Moon)

Dogs will not be allowed in Appleton city parks.

The city's common council voted 8-6 to keep existing ban on dogs in city parks.

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Supporters of the ban say they worry some people would not clean up after their pets.

Supporters argued there are already people who break the rules.

They say lifting the ban would have allowed responsible pet owners into the parks.

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