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Animal Radio

September 2008

Road to Rescue: Visit to Muttville

Today I’m in Northern California’s Muttville, surrounded by nearly a dozen dogs, ranging in age from 7 to 17. Part sanctuary, part adoption agency, Muttville is a place where old dogs go to, well, live. Sherri Franklin … lives on the premises with dog beds of varying sizes lining the floors, and kitchen drawers full of medications for arthritis and incontinence. The energy in the place, however, is anything but feeble, with dogs in their golden years prancing about like young pups. …

The Bark

Spring 2005

Proper care & feeding: A new law improves the lot of backyard dogs

Over a span of six years, San Franciscan Sherri Franklin watched in dismay as Sam, the Golden Retriever in her neighbor’s backyard, suffered, deteriorated and ultimately died. …

Seeing how widespread the problem was, even in famously dog-friendly San Francisco, inspired Franklin to pursue an appointment to the city’s Commission of Animal Control and Welfare, and, ultimately, to help change the law, … establishing legal guidelines for the care and feeding of dogs. …

In Defense of Animals

Spring 2003

Another guardian victory: San Francisco becomes the 7th U.S. city to codify the term animal "guardian"

On January 13, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted 8-3 to approve a measure that amends city codes to recognize individual as the “owner or guardian” of their animal companions rather than solely the “owner.” …

Spearheading the effort before the Board [was] Animal Control and Welfare Commission member Sherri Franklin. …

Journal of the SF/SPCA

Spring 1997

With a little help from our friends

Muttville founder Sherri Franklin’s (incorrectly referenced as Sherry Gregory) early days volunteering at the San Francisco SPCA.

“It kills me,” she says. “I cry to see these dogs who’ve spent most of their life in someone’s home, and now they’re in a kennel.” …

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