Keep Your Dogs in a Row
So far, we have completed requests for:
Newark, New Jersey (Dog names not included)
As a little experiment in transparency, MuckRock set out to file for pet licensing data for the most populous city in each state. After waiting a month for Wichita, Kansas and 11 days for Minneapolis, Minnesota we expected to find purr-fectly aligned rows and columns filled with dog names - instead, the cat overlords struck again, and we were met with a combined fee of over $100. You cat to be kitten me.
As a little experiment in transparency, MuckRock set out to file for pet licensing data for the most populous city in each state. The response from Jacksonville, Florida will have you wondering whether or not the state statutes are really protecting their citizen’s privacy, or - the more logical conclusion - serving the whims of their cat overlords.
Among the 8.5 millions humans of New York City, there sure are a lot of dogs. And according to recently released pet registration data, if you were to pick one at random, it’s most likely that it would be a Yorkshire Terrier named Max, living on the Upper West Side. Find out what are the most popular names and breeds of each of the boroughs, and where a Peruvian Inca Orchid named “Fabio Texas” calls home.
Cynthia Fernandez sent this request to the Houston Bureau of Animal Regulation and Care (BARC) of Houston, TX
Cynthia Fernandez sent this request to the Indianapolis Corporation Counsel, Public Access Counselor of Indianapolis, IN