The state Department of Conservation and Recreation has agreed to put up money to study how to turn the long closed Thompson Center on the Hyde Park side of Stony Brook Reservation into a dog park large enough to have separate play areas for large and small dogs and walking trails for pet owners who want to get in a bit of... Read more
WBZ reports on John MacPherson's possibly stolen Shetland Sheepdog, Daisy.
Bouquets are just so passe, right? An area bride-to-be is looking for corgis that her bridesmaids can hold during her wedding ceremony instead of wilting flowers. She's already got some, but needs six more:
This next April, I will be getting married to the man of my dreams and we will be having the most wonderful storybook wedding that Boston has ever seen. The... Read more
Crystal Valencia spotted this Chihuahua/Jack Terrier mix on the Red Line's Ashmont branch tonight.
Jamaica Plain News reports the MSPCA is drastically reducing the hours at its dog park at South Huntington and Perkins.
A concerned citizen complains about a thoughtless dog owner in the park at W. 3 and B streets in South Boston:
Woman in park with dog off leash. This is a No Dog park. A neighbor went out to tell her and she was yelling at him and being very rude. Please have park patrolled and ticket people like her- tons of babies play... Read more
Jed Hresko spotted some dogged determination on the Orange Line this evening, on a Forest Hills train just past State.
Boston Police report two eight-week-old female American bully puppies were taken during a housebreak on Washington Street in Roslindale this past Sunday.
The victim reported that two eight-week-old, tri-colored (gray, brown, and white) female American bully puppies were stolen from the victimâ€™s residence.
If you see the pups, contact detectives at 617-343-4595 or 617-343- 4328.... Read more
â€” Animal Rescue League (@ARLBostonRescue) July 16, 2014
Boston Fire Department spokesman Steve MacDonald reports:
Called to car parked in front of 88 Beacon St. at 12:38pm with an unattended... Read more
Julio Salado almost had to take this picture of a motorcycle rider and a dog riding shotgun because otherwise, nobody would believe him.
UPDATE: Max found OK, tied to a post in Quincy.
News around Dorchester reports:
This poor dog is Max. He was taken from the corner of Adams Street and Gallivan Boulevard. The owner secured him to a pole as he had in the past to run into the store. and that is when Someone took him . If you were in the area from... Read more
Pilotblock captured the scene outside a South End Starbucks this afternoon.
A fed-up citizen complains:
Millennium Park is NOT a dog park! I am sick and tired of being chased and nearly attacked by off-leash dogs. My son was just chased and knocked to the ground by an off-leash dog.
A disgusted citizen complains about the demonspawn hellhounds once again infesting Blackstone Park in the South End:
"You shouldn't wear white pants when you walk across Blackstone Park," said the uncommonly nutty owner of the unleashed dog that just wiped its filthy snout on me. Leash law? Public park? Anybody?... Read more
Hell hath no fury like a Jamaica Plain resident who is really put out by poop. Neal Simpson spotted this epic work posted on a fence on Williams Street, a few doors down from Doyle's.
Just think: This person was so annoyed he or she went home (or just inside) fuming, pounded this out on the keyboard, printed it out and went back out... Read more
A teacup poodle attacked by neighbor's unleashed dog injuries requiring over 100 stitches, entire back almost torn off.
He says the attack dog was a husky mix and that the poodle's owners have racked up $4,000 in veterinary bills so far. No charges have yet been filed, but the case is... Read more
A concerned citizen complains about one of the many multi-colored displays of dog poop now popping up all over the South End, but in this case specifically on Clarendon Street:
The big belly trashcan appears to be broken. Also, people are disgusting.
The Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled today that the owners of a German Shepherd have to pay the $8,000 veterinary bill incurred by the owners of the tiny bichon frise their pet ripped up in Newton in 2008.
The large-breed owners argued that state law should have limited their liability to the "replacement cost" of the smaller dog, which they said was far less than... Read more
Oh, for the good old days when it was just North End parents battling it out with dog owners letting their hounds run free over the asphalt of the Gassy park. Now, NorthEndWaterfront.com reports, it's dog owners vs. dog owners in a battle to the death, or something, over their right to unleash their pets in a park clearly marked "No dogs allowed"... Read more