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Michael Brandow has written on society, the arts, and canine culture for The New York Times, Village Voice, Gizmodo, Salon, Quillette, New York PostARTnews, Stagebill, Town & Country, Barron’s, The New Criterion, The Bark, Dogs Today, and Animal Fair. His works have been listed in Best American Essays and he has been profiled in The New Yorker's "Talk of the Town." His latest book, a self-published work that has received international acclaim, is Gone Walkabout: Confessions of a NYC Dog Walker. Other titles include: A Matter of Breeding: A Biting History of Pedigree Dogs and How the Quest for Status Has Harmed Man's Best Friend (Beacon Press, 2015; Duckworth Overlook, 2016; Hakuyosha, 2019); and New York’s Poop Scoop Law: Dogs, the Dirt, and Due Process (Purdue University Press, 2008). A sought-after commentator, he has been interviewed many times by the BBC and CBC, and was a guest on WNYC's Brian Lehrer Show. A community leader in New York City, he fought to promote dog parks.


Photo: Michael James Bradford

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