Pokemon Go has taken the country by storm. With the new mobile game, Niantic Labs (a Google-grown company, in cooperation with Nintendo and the Pokémon Company) has reinvigorated the public to explore their cities, even at the risk of injuries.
In the early 19th century, the 12 acres of land that is currently Meridian Hill Park (otherwise known as Malcolm X Park) were used as a geographic marker. President Thomas Jefferson placed the marker on the hill.
Does it have to be difficult owning a dog in the nation's capital? Of course not. There are plenty of places around the D.C. area that are perfect for frolicking or relaxing with one's pup, from restaurants to parks to pubs.