Mar 20, 2018
How do dogs figure into economic development? It's no joke. Ask the analysts who take economic vitals from man's best friend. Ask the industries that profit majorly from pet ownership. Or ask the Town of Benson, which em-barked on a dog-focused project to fetch economic bone-efits.
Quartz piece connecting dogs and economic development - https://qz.com/26579/the-dog-index-what-mans-best-friend-tells-us-about-global-economic-development/
Another dog elected mayor - https://www.aol.com/article/news/2017/06/26/dog-elected-mayor-of-kentucky-town-for-a-fourth-term/23002533/
Benson profile, Southern City magazine - https://www.nclm.org/resourcelibrary/Shared%20Documents/Southern%20City/JanFeb2017.pdf