The Blue House Dog

4 The Love Of Animals

A New York Times story that ran in 2001 about a homeless dog wandering around a suburban part of New York City, struck a chord with me. Today we have a lovely guest post from author Deborah Blumenthal.

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From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

To the Editor: Re “ On the Ground, Counting Deer ” (New Jersey and the Region, May 4) and the efforts of Essex County officials to justify the deer hunt in South Mountain Reservation: When I moved to New Jersey from New York City 13 years ago, I was enchanted to encounter deer in a forest two blocks from my house in South Orange (which abuts the reservation). People who move out here from the city generally feel the same way.

From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

16): As a New Yorker who cringes with disgust and shame every time I pass an overloaded horse-drawn carriage dragging tourists around the streets of this horribly congested city, I was shocked and appalled by yet another incident leading to the death of an innocent animal. The recent report by the New York City comptroller points out the absolute failure of city agencies to protect these indentured slaves. Zelda Penzel New York, Sept.