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A dog park divides the rich and powerful

Aug 29, 2019 - The Washington Post

Everyone knows there's a problem with Chubbs.

Dirt is smeared across his face. His tongue is rolling out of his mouth. He's surrounded by signs that say "NO EXCESSIVE BARKING."

But the 5-month-old golden retriever does not know how to read. At a dog park in one of Maryland's wealthiest suburbs, he spends this sunny August morning rolling on his back. He opens his mouth, and then, he does it.

He woofs. Twice.

"CHUBBS!" four humans around him yell, trying to stop him from ...