It’s a dog’s life in Portland. There’s no questioning it. From organic dog food available from Salty’s in multiple locations around the city to leash-free dog parks. Portlanders love their dogs. But, like Janeane Garofalo’s character says in The Truth About Cats & Dogs (random movie reference, anyone?): “It’s okay to love your pets, just don’t love your pets.” This truth hits home today as Portland ties for 7th in cities bad for dog attacks on postal carriers.
Each year, the U.S. Postal Service releases a list of cities where dog attacks are the most prominent. This year, Portland tied with Minneapolis for 7th. Now, it’s obvious why dogs would bite people in Minneapolis – the accents are just so annoying (kidding! We love you, Minneapolis!).
In Portland, we have to wonder if the dogs aren’t a little nippy since the postal workers are marking the dogs’ territory. Got a different idea why the dogs are gnawing on postal carrier prime rib? Leave it in the comments.