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Court Orders Dog to Stop Barking at Night

by Katherine

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Medo, a dog from Peroj, Croatia, cannot bark between 8:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m., this after a court declared the dog’s barks as public nuisance and if the pet doesn’t follow the law, his owners will have to pay more than $2,900 in fines.

Photo Credit: Croatia Week
Photo Credit: Croatia Week


Medo’s owner were taken to court by one of their neighbors who said the dog’s excessive barking was too much to take. However the dog’s owners say the barking only started after the neighbor started teasing their pet.

A local judge heard the case and ruled against Medo and his owners. Now the canine is forced to stay indoors between 8:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. to prevent the dog from breaking the law.

However, Medo’s owners say the court mandated curfew is affecting their pet. The dog is not an indoor pet and was used to roaming the neighborhood freely as he wished. Now Medo has to be locked indoors every night.