A citizen-initiated statute has
reached the Ohio General Assembly after eight years of protests and a
two-year signature drive by an Ohio volunteer group called the Coalition
to Ban Ohio Dog Auctions (CBODA). The statute would ban the sale of
dogs through auctions or raffles, as well as all trafficking in dogs
from out-of-state auctions.
Green Dog Cafe is exploding on the scene and so far has been met with mixed reviews. Why? Because it’s different. Seeing as it was started by veteran restaurateurs Mark and Mary Swortwood, who also started the Brown Dog Cafe in Blue Ash and Tinks Cafe in Clifton, the decision to forgo conventional table service in favor of a walk-up counter wasn’t made on a whim.
Charting the history and progress of Dr. Dog requires a flexible perspective. The more recent development of Dr. Dog as a band unit actually arcs much further back to Dr. Dog as the musical teenage pursuit of Philly childhood friends Toby Leaman and Scott McMicken.