The rate at which the people of owerri the capital city of imo state acquire and keep breed dogs like the bull dog,the German Shepherd dog as pets has become alarming,as most times the dogs are seeing creating pandemonium in the streets of the peaceful city especially when its owners take them out for walks.
Speaking with an anonymous indigene of aroma a street in naze owerri, he said” in this street we have close to seven dogs all big like five year old child almost in every compound and they are all scaring and their barks terrifying,but i don’t blame their owners as the crime rate here is very high,sometimes we are even robbed during the day so why shouldnt we keep dogs as big as that”.
Speaking with another man a neighbour to a black German female Shepherd dog owner who resides at no1 naze he narrated his ordeal with his neighbour’s dog saying ” to live seeing this dogs everyday is like a nightmare to me as i know how many times this dog soldier has chased me and even my children at one time, i can remember vividly one sunday morning, when i opened my gate to leave for church,the big dog ran in and with speed as lightening i ran into my own apartment bolting the door and that was the end of church that day”
Now the people of owerri especially aroma in naze are pleading with the government of IMO state to come to their rescue as soon the dogs would become a threat to the lives of the people living in this region.
Oma Favour Write From Imo State