Owner Roger Utley has taken the lead with a new campaign to keep dogs running free.
The 61-year-old has whipped up a protest over one part of the Stroud District Council’s proposed new dog control orders.
He regularly exercises his black Labrador Inka off the lead around the quiet back lanes of Bisley.
He said that if the “onerous” and “wide-ranging” restrictions in the draft orders were passed he and Inka’s outings would have to be on the lead in future.
Mr Utley, who sits on Bisley-with-Lypiatt Parish Council, was so alarmed that he spread word among other parish councils.
Now the district’s environmental protection manager Rob Weaver has received around 50 responses to the dog control order proposals…