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Dog Crazy: A Snapshot of New York's Adoring Pet Owners

May 29, 2015 | 828 videos
Video by Miriam Abrahams

It seems like we all know at least one of those dog owners—the ones who schedule photo shoots for their pups, dress them in the season's best, and who refer to their dog as their "child." Miriam Abrahams documented the lives of a few proud dog owners in New York City in this short film. "I'm afraid I fall into the category of over-the-line of treating the dog as a baby a lot," says dog-owner Jennifer Moyer at the beginning of the piece. "But I'm by far not the craziest one out there."

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