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Border collies hired to keep nuisance geese out of Tecumseh park

Goose problem is year-round concern at Lakewood Park


February 10, 2020
By CBC News

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Aura the border collie is one of six of the breed hired to keep Canada geese out of Lakewood Park. Sanjay Maru/CBC News

The Town of Tecumseh, Ont. has hired six new four-legged staff members to help to help put an end to a goose problem that is growing out of control. Vest-wearing border collies will be patrolling Lakewood Park where Canada geese have taken up year-round residence, leaving excrement everywhere and eating the grass.

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