pets http://kalw.org en How to Reduce the Carbon Footprint of Pets http://kalw.org/post/how-reduce-carbon-footprint-pets <p></p><p></p><p>The amount of dog waste generated in North America each day is the equivalent to the size of 153 blue whales, or 55,845 blue whales a year, according to the recent Canadian film "Dog Dazed." &nbsp;On the next City Visions, host Joseph Pace will examine the innovative uses of this dog waste, the critically important but lesser known reasons to keep cats indoors, the perils of pet obesity and more. &nbsp;What do you need to do be a more environmentally aware pet owner?&nbsp;&nbsp; Tue, 14 May 2013 17:23:55 +0000 City Visions 27174 at http://kalw.org How to Reduce the Carbon Footprint of Pets Loopholes in ADA law make "No Pets" clauses nearly impossible to enforce http://kalw.org/post/loopholes-ada-law-make-no-pets-clauses-nearly-impossible-enforce <p><span style="color: rgb(35, 35, 35); font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 1.1em; line-height: 1.6em; ">Working in landlord-tenant law, Oakland attorney Clifford Fried has seen his fair share of bogus service animals. But one particular cat owner &mdash; unfortunately, or maybe presciently, named Kitty &mdash; was exceptional. While renting an apartment in San Mateo County, Kitty began amassing a brood of felines, despite the property&#39;s no-pets clause. She already had acquired four cats by the time her landlord got wind of them. Mon, 13 Aug 2012 18:18:11 +0000 Rachel Swan 15063 at http://kalw.org Loopholes in ADA law make "No Pets" clauses nearly impossible to enforce