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Man's best friend may soon dine at NY restaurants

Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 05:50
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Theodore Behr with his owner Bob Ebin (right) outside a restaurant in New York. A bill before the state Legislature seeks to loosen restrictions on dogs in restaurants.

New York

NOT counting the city's several million rats, which it is better not to think about, there is no more ubiquitous mammal in this city of concrete and steel than pet dogs. They fertilise the sidewalks. They ride the subways in Louis Vuitton totes. They fill the air with their barks