Pugs, Pit Bulls, Beagles, Labs, Boxers, Poodles, Portuguese Water Dogs and Mutts
By Caitlin Hawke
It's estimated that NYC boasts 600,000 dogs. If you don't mind my saying: that's a lot of Shih Tzu.
Apparently Council Member Helen Rosenthal concurs since she's asked for the release of this APB on Scofflaw Scoopers which comes from the Department of Sanitation. (Of course, they have other things on their mind with the snowstorm we're waiting for).
Downward dog etiquette is gripping the city.
So until the uniquely French innovation of Motocrotte makes its way into the city's budget line, it's up to every dog-loving man, woman and child to scoop our way clear.
Duty calls, my friends. Duty calls.
And as my outro today, I'm going to let Bloomingdaler Loudon Wainwright III illustrate the pleasures (and pains) of being a city-dwelling dog lover.