Editorial: Pet safety ... alligator danger lurks nearby

The importance of keeping little pets away from ponds, especially when off leash, is brought home tragically.

Cosmo, a little Yorkshire terrier who was pre-occupied chasing lizards, was grabbed by an alligator at Estero Country Club the other day.

It’s owner was helpless.

A word of caution to the newly wise who love their pets.

Those stories are as painful for us to report as they are for all of us to read.

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