dog show

4:36pm

Tue September 17, 2013
Arts & Culture

Taking America back from the dogs: Interview with 'Slate' columnist Farhad Manjoo

Courtesy of Farhad Manjoo

Writer Farhad Manjoo skewers modern American dog culture in a Slate column titled “No, I Do Not Want to Pet Your Dog.” Manjoo sat down with KALW’s Liz Pfeffer to expand on his views about irresponsible dog ownership and the overabundance of canine companions in restaurants, coffee shops and even the gym. 

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1:10pm

Tue September 17, 2013
Economy/Labor/Biz

How San Francisco’s economy has gone to the dogs

Anna Gil of Dogpile Dogs

 

Let’s say you wanted to take your dog out on Union Street one day after work. So first, you pick her up where you left her that morning. Moulin Pooch is a “dog boutique and villa.” It would be nice to stick around for “Yappy Hour,” but she’s been there all day, so how about a change of scenery? At Pet Grooming Headquarters, a tiny shop a few blocks away, your dog can get a bath, a haircut, and a nail trim. Then, all fluffed up, it’s time for a treat. Le Marcel Dog Bakery, has 60 different treats for dogs and even birthday cakes.

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12:52pm

Fri February 8, 2013