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  • fourleggedmedia
  • Since my life changed with the birth of my daughter I have not had the time to devote to blogging. While the sites in the portfolio have remained online and I hope people have found the content helpful, I have not been able to give the sites the attention they deserve and therefore have decided […]
 
 
 
 
  • The Poodle (and Dog) Blog
  • It all started with dogs?Gavin Newsom

    It all started with dogs?Gavin Newsom
    Thirty years after Harvey Milk rose to power in San Francisco on the issue of dog poop, a group of irate dog owners met with the Board of Supervisors. The federal government had threatened to enforce leash laws on federal parkland that the city had originally given to them. Dog owners were beyond angry and the meeting got raucous and out of control. Federal law prohibits unleashed dogs in federal parks. A young member of...
  • It all started with dogs?Harvey Milk

    It all started with dogs?Harvey Milk
    Dogs have played a big role in San Francisco politics where there are more dog owners than parents of human children. Two civic leaders---Harvey Milk and Gavin Newsom?rose to power in very different ways in different decades, but it all started with dogs. Harvey Milk was the first openly gay elected official in the country. He was portrayed by Sean Penn in the Academy Award-winning movie, Milk. Milk spent his early life in various closets...
  • Hundreds protest San Francisco?s dog laws

    Hundreds protest San Francisco?s dog laws
    Kevin Schultz AP Unlike most major cities, San Francisco has more dogs than children. As a result through the years dog owners have had tremendous political clout. They are passionate enough to march on city hall, disrupt meetings and fund costly lawsuits over off-leash space. Some have even broken laws when they didn?t get their way. To many of them forcing a dog to wear a leash is restricting not just the dog?s freedom, it...
  • Road rage is not usually a funny subject...

    Road rage is not usually a funny subject...
    Unless there is a large protective dog involved. Watch the rear window roll down then roll back up.
  • New dog Rx helps soothe noise-related anxiety

    New dog Rx helps soothe noise-related anxiety
    As neighborhood fireworks start going off with the start of July, Misty the alpha Poodle explains to the other dogs about taxation without representation, the Boston Tea Party, the Continental Congress, the shot heard round the world, and the Battle at Yorktown. No matter how logical the explanation is for the celebrating, Chamois, the generic dog, is frightened by the noise in spite of all our efforts. This year it might be different. For the...