As a dog owner, living in Boston, I know it can be challenging to find places where you can bring your dog, and not feel like you're accompanying a monster.
Many parks and beaches around town have "no dogs allowed" signs posted, and even in the places where dogs are permitted, it's rare to find a spot where dogs can be off-leash. Some might say, dogs don't belong in the city...urban environments are not compatible with dog ownership, but in fact, dogs have been a part of human civilizations for centuries. We examining our relationships with our canine friends, and looking at some ways to make the city more dog-friendly.
This program aired on August 7, 2009. The audio for this program is not available.