Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Washington Park Dog Owners In Egg Attacks


Barking is no yolk in Brooklyn.

Petrified pooches and their owners have been walking on eggshells -- and ducking them too -- in the past month at a Park Slope dog run, according to the New York Post.

Pet owners say an angry tenant in a luxury condominium next to Washington Park has been hurling eggs at clamorous canines that use the Fido-friendly exercise area in the evening.

"Before I knew it -- 'whack' on my shoulder and 'splat' on the ground," said Ilene Cohen, 55, who was hit by an egg three weeks ago. "I looked up, but I didn't see anybody. They're not going to stand there waving at me and say, 'I'm the jerk who threw it.' "

Cohen regularly brings her black Labrador, Ace, to the dog run, which is open 24 hours a day. She said her dog wasn't making any noise but other pooches around her were barking, apparently infuriating the egg-slinger.

Kimberly Maier, the executive director of the Old Stone House, a historic center inside the recently renovated park, said Cohen's egging was the second of three aerial assaults, which were first reported by the Web site

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New York Post - January 26, 2010 - By James Fanelli - January 19, 2010

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