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Walking dogs counter clockwise?

My wife was told be a coworker who lived in Basel for an assignment that we need to walk our dog counter clockwise. Is this a city thing? We will be in dornach, and our house has a busy road to the left, and a dead end to the right.
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My wife was told be a coworker who lived in Basel for an assignment that we need to walk our dog counter clockwise. Is this a city thing? We will be in dornach, and our house has a busy road to the left, and a dead end to the right.
Sounds like you got yourself some wierdo, who cares what wise you walk a dog.
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My wife was told by a coworker who lived in Basel for an assignment that we need to walk our dog counter clockwise. Is this a city thing? We will be in dornach, and our house has a busy road to the left, and a dead end to the right.
Your coworker is confusing with haggis, which need to walk round Scottish mountains counter clockwise since their left legs are shorter than their right ones. To catch a haggis, you simply chase it in the other direction, which causes it to fall over.
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My wife was told be a coworker who lived in Basel for an assignment that we need to walk our dog counter clockwise. Is this a city thing? We will be in dornach, and our house has a busy road to the left, and a dead end to the right.
This is Switzerland, the land of clocks.

You can't do anything anticlockwise!
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My wife was told be a coworker who lived in Basel for an assignment that we need to walk our dog counter clockwise. Is this a city thing? We will be in dornach, and our house has a busy road to the left, and a dead end to the right.


Actually this varies from Kanton to Kanton, you must be very careful to cross the road exactly at the border when your dog walk goes from a "Left" Kanton to a "Right" Kanton.


Dornach, Is that one of the Gemeinde where you have to put your left shoe on before the right, or is it the other way around?


Are you sure this didn't get messed up in translation? The SKN courses say you should have the dog to your left when on a leash. (At least they used to.)
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