Dogs

By - 2/23/13 - 4:19 pm

Mike Ball reports from the Boston Snow Dog Run today near the Stony Brook Reservation skating rink.

Those of us with images of driven Ititarod racers fairly devouring 1,000 miles of ice and snow were obviously amused at the huskies playing with each other and sometimes pulling in different directions. It seems they are largely pets who have a great time. Getting them competitive is not always easy.

By - 2/17/13 - 10:26 am

Boston Zest shows us three leonbergers, a breed of dog nobody here at UHub World HQ had ever heard of before.

By - 1/14/13 - 8:00 am
Wounding catch basin

Offending basin with paw for scale.

A concerned pet-owning citizen complains about catch basins along the East Boston stadium and Greenway:

my dog was running upon the snow suddenly he started yelling and crying i try to see what happen to him he had gotten is leg stuck and in the momentum fractured two bones. ... my little one fracture his legs and will cost me at list four thousand. dollars to get it fix.

By - 1/11/13 - 7:33 am

Lehane fans searching for his missing beagle say the town wants them to start taking down the hundreds of flyers they've put up with her picture, Wicked Local Brookline reports.

By - 12/25/12 - 8:27 pm

Missing TessaMissing Tessa

The writer writes tonight:

By - 10/28/12 - 7:04 pm

Boxer

Leslee watched a Halloween pet parade in the Back Bay yesterday. One of the participants was this boxer.

By - 10/20/12 - 2:07 pm

UPDATE: Logan the labradoodle back with owners, safe and sound.

Missing dogLogan, a year-old mini labradoodle, was last seen around 3:45 p.m. yesterday at Tenean Beach.

He has an olive drab collar with a neon orange stripe. He's small, maybe 20 lbs., and dark brown.

By - 10/5/12 - 5:51 pm

The Globe reports the teen is expected to survive, as is the dog a police officer shot this afternoon in Maverick Square.

By - 9/20/12 - 10:30 am

The Dorchester Reporter interviews a woman who says she was walking her leashed dog at Victory Road Park near the gas tank when an unleashed pack of dogs attacked first her pet and then her:

By - 8/23/12 - 10:08 am

WBZ reports the MSPCA is beginning to see cases of dogs falling ill after ingesting rat poison while out and about - two in the North End over the past week. The city says that while it does put out rat poison, it doesn't leave the stuff out in the open where dogs might get at it.

By - 8/23/12 - 8:47 am

Tom Menino and City Councilor Rob Consalvo, however, are aghast at a law that overrides the city pit-bull ordinance.

By - 6/22/12 - 12:41 pm

The MSPCA reports Mace the pomeranian mix is now short a couple of toes, which had to be amputated after getting mangled at the top of an escalator at the Forest Hills T stop:

The doctors concluded that Mace's foot was so damaged that surgery was scheduled the following day to remove two of his toes. Doctors at Angell expect Mace will make a full recovery and will even learn to walk just as well as before on his now slightly altered hind leg.

By - 6/22/12 - 9:19 am

An outraged South Ender wonders why dog owners refuse to go to the neighborhood dog park instead of befouling Blackstone Square:

Leash enforcement. Now. I've counted 18 dogs running unleashed. One has just mounted and began mating with another, both too far from their owners for it to be broken up before my 6 year old nephew asked me what was going on. This is madness. The fountain is a filthy dog bath, and the stench of poop is in the air no matter which bench you sit on.

By - 6/19/12 - 2:08 pm

NorthEndWaterfront.com posts photos of dog walkers walking their dogs on playing fields meant for kids.

By - 2/21/12 - 3:52 pm

Knife on X-ray. Image via MSPCA/Angell.Knife on X-ray. Image via MSPCA/Angell.

Angell Animal Medical Center surgeons managed to extract a knife from Bean the Roslindale Bull Mastiff last month. No word on whether they left the cheese, however. The MSPCA reports:

By - 2/8/12 - 7:51 am

A disgusted citizen in Jamaica Plain complains about neighborhood dog owners:

what is up with all the dog crap on the sidewalks in JP? winter is usually bad, with sneaky dog owners leaving layer on layer of crap piles to be covered with snow until the spring thaw reveals what looks like anarchaeological dig gone very wrong. but we haven't had snow and crap is everywhere! can we at least get some signs up, not that i think the troglodyte owner can either read or care. and no, i don't have a photo-- do u really want one?

By - 1/30/12 - 8:41 am

It's a South End twofer. First, a South Ender reports the neighborhood's quaint Sunday tradition of parking in the middle of the street is "out of control," at least, on Warren Avenue, where he or she spotted somebody parking in a crosswalk:

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