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Family puts up signs after fence gets knocked over repeatedly

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SPOKANE, Wash. -

If you go to the dog park on the South Hill, chances are you’ve seen the many signs around the area.

Laverne Meekhof lives nearby and says the area can get busy, especially during the summer.

She says she put up one sign on her house a while ago, reminding owners to watch their dog as she has found dogs doing their business on her property before. But she says, that hasn’t been as much of a problem recently.

“The main problem is knocking over the fence, backing into it. They don’t see it I guess turning around,” she says.

So she and her husband added a sign reading, “We need your help to keep our fence up.”

Then, a couple months ago, two frequent dog park visitors named Dave and Jim put up a new one.

“They bought it and paid for it too,” she says.

Laverne is grateful for everything they’ve done, so they put up a new sign saying thank you.

“We really appreciate that. It means that they’re thoughtful and they care about other people,” she says.

She just hopes others will remember to do so, and be aware of their surroudings, too.

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