COLUMN: Curb your government, curb your dog

Monday, May 17, 2010 | 12:38 p.m. CDT; updated 3:27 p.m. CDT, Monday, May 17, 2010

Pet news. It’s as if Columbia has ceded all power and control to those furry or feathered creatures, making them seem as if they’re more important than anything else. What with all the dust-ups involving Zootoo’s mysterious “up to a million dollar” makeover, the leadership shake-up at the humane society, a couple of teenage girls’ on and off and on again support for the animal shelter, the wrangling over city funding for spaying and neutering, the urban backyard chickens debate, and a dog killing by police, one would think we’ve got nothing else to think about. So, maybe, shooting dogs isn’t such a bad idea after all.