Letters to the editor (6/30)

When a dog’s owner is its worst enemy

If the photo nearby doesn’ make you angry, you need either new glasses or a sensitivity upgrade. The poor animal in the picture has been tethered to a signpost in the full glare of a noonday sun, on a sidewalk that would fry bacon. The shadow near the dog is the edge of a huge, shaded expanse within which the owner could just as easily have tied the dog to any number of posts–or to the tree that’s providing the shade. Continue reading