Berkeleyside contributor John Rieger today sets out to find out just how free our four-legged friends are in Berkeley. The wonderful photography is by Berkeleyside contributing photographer Nancy Rubin.

Catch up with Rieger’s previous podcasts, which cover bumper stickers, rules of the road for cyclists (one of Berkeleyside’s most popular multimedia offerings last year), and holiday gifts, all with photos by Rubin.

We are eager to hear your ideas for future podcasts. What subjects would you like John to cover? Which places would be ideal for him to pop up in? What questions should we be asking? Jot your ideas down in the Comments section below, or email us at But first, click on the play button above and enjoy today’s five-minute show.

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