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Oscar’s shaggy tale lives on

OPINION This week Lord Mayor Clover Moore voted to put down my dead dog Oscar. An item listed for the December 2 council meeting was a year old request that a dubious "dangerous dog" declaration against my family pet be revoked. Last week I attended a City committee meeting, where I informed councillors that Oscar […]

Every dog will have its day in Bronte

A 12 month trial for an off-leash dog area in Bronte Park is set to commence next week. Under the new arrangements, dog owners can walk their pets without a leash in a designated area of the park, located 70 metres from the children’s playground. The off-leash zone will operate from 3pm to 10am, with […]

Oscar’s shaggy story comes to a sad end

Last month I lost my best friend. For the last nine years Oscar and I lived in a back lane in Darlinghurst together with his brother Felix, another rescue pup. When Oscar was just eight weeks old I brought him home from the pound. Felix followed a few months later. Six years ago the Odd […]