DCR has canceled tonight's planned meeting on putting a dog park in Stony Brook Reservation. It says it will announce a new date.
Fenway Bark on W. 1 Street shut down tonight.
In an e-mail to customers, owner Jane Fulton said she'd been planning to close by month's end, in any case, as she tries to find a new location, but: Read more.
DCR holds a hearing Thursday, Feb. 11, on proposed designs for turning the shuttered Thompson Center in Stony Brook Reservation in Hyde Park into a dog park.
The session begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Hyde Park Municipal Building, 1179 River St.
A dog who broke free from her boarder while her owner is in Florida spent much of today roaming the North End and parts of downtown - and survived a trot down into an I-93 tunnel before showing up at Mass. General. Read more.
David Letts shows us the scene in his living room last night.
Police and the owners of Cleopatra and Caesar are pleading for their return after they were taken from a home on Summer Street Tuesday evening.
Their owners write: Read more.
DM Nelson reports Thunder's morning job used to be to go out to the driveway and retrieve the morning Globe. But now, "he's ready to file for unemployment."
Dave Pham wondered why there was a box of chew toys at the Stodder's Neck dog park in Hingham. Then he read the note on the side.
H/t Chris Devers.
Around 2:35 p.m., an upset Roxbury resident called to report there was a guinea pig on his Blue Hill Avenue lawn and it was refusing to leave. An officer was dispatched to handle to slavering beast.
A graffiti-hating citizen reports this "illegal graffiti" on Bolton Street in South Boston. We await the city blasting this off, to be followed by a complaint about unleashed dogs running amok on Bolton.
H/t Joseph G.
An area resident who normally walks her dog in the woods where JP, West Roxbury and Roslindale meet reports both wound up in an ER due to an attack by two larger dogs whose owner couldn't keep them on leash: Read more.
John Hanzl recounts what happened this morning with his dog, Izzy:
Woke us up this morning (5:20am) whining, when she never does. So I took her out (live in ancient loft on top floor in south end and only people in building). Was confronted with overwhelming smell of gas on way outside. So called 911 - we are friends with firemen at the Eagle. They came - long story, building main electrical feed was shorting downstairs. and the arcing was causing ozone, that Izzy smelled and saved our lives.
Ditto the dog went missing on South Huntington Avenue the other night. Wound up spending the night at the city animal pound in Roslindale. And then she was reunited with her owner.
Maryr spotted these dogs and turkeys warily eyeing each other through a fence in Brighton yesterday.
The Globe reports the crazed bird is chomping on people's houses, and residents squawk they wouldn't mind if the foul beast froze to death in the upcoming winter.