“You Couldn’t Get Elected Dogcatcher!”

The Evolution From Dogcatcher to Animal Control Worker

William Spivey
The Polis
Published in
3 min readMay 24, 2024

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By Doodleart — Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=67340345

It used to be an insult, and it was implied that the office of “Dogcatcher” was the lowest political office that existed and was the easiest to get elected to. If you couldn’t get elected to Dogcatcher, you wouldn’t have a chance of getting elected to any higher office.

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William Spivey
The Polis

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