Grand Avenue resident Bob Fisher, right, walks his Samoyeds Kip, left, and Amos past a grassy field along MacArthur Boulevard between Grand and Lakeshore
Grand Avenue resident Bob Fisher, right, walks his Samoyeds Kip, left, and Amos past a grassy field along MacArthur Boulevard between Grand and Lakeshore avenues near Lake Merritt. Oakland has been named one of the Top 10 best places for dogs. (Ray Chavez/Archive)