By - 8/11/11 - 11:06 am

Rhea Becker was on scene for the yappy hour at the Liberty Hotel yesterday. She reports their owners snapped up hors d'oeuvres and sipped cocktails.Read more

By - 7/24/11 - 9:14 am

The MSPCA reports it's rescued 26 Cairn Terriers from a South Shore hoarder.

The dogs were "filthy, scared and in need of veterinary care," but are expected to recover - half of them are at Angell Memorial Hospital - and be put up for adoption.

The MSPCA did not name the hoarder or town....Read more

By - 6/6/11 - 10:58 am

Channel 4 reports somebody's stolen the little wheeled device a disabled dog uses to get around because his hind legs no longer work.Read more

By - 5/24/11 - 8:47 pm

Jamaica Plain Patch reports on the dognapping.Read more

By - 5/23/11 - 3:08 pm

The parents of a girl bitten by a brown Chihuahua in Cambridgeport last week are hoping the owner will come forward and let them know if she has to complete her painful rabies injections, Wicked Local Cambridge reports.Read more

By - 4/29/11 - 10:19 am

HarleyUPDATE: Harley was found, safe and sound.

Marlo Fogelman reports that she and her boyfriend put his two dogs in a South End kennel as they got ready to visit his dying father. But one of the dogs escaped:

She ran home to the Back Bay from the South End

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By - 3/22/11 - 11:01 am

Channel 4 reports a woman burned out of her River Street home last month recently returned to the property to look for belongings - and promptly heard scratching noises being made by her pet, Lola the long-haired dachshund. Lola had somehow survived not only the two-alarm fire but being locked inside the remains of the building for a month....Read more

By - 2/28/11 - 4:13 pm

The MSPCA reports on a truckload of puppies and adult dogs that bypassed legally required checks and quarantines to wind up crammed into cages in a Norfolk County home being used as a pet adoption center:

Of the infected dogs, four of the puppies were severely ill. The puppies would not react to stimuli and would collapse when they tried to stand, some unable

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By - 1/4/11 - 10:42 pm

The Boston Fire Department reports a pet owner's stroll along the Charles River in Brighton almost ended in tragedy when the ice his black Labrador was walking on broke away from shore and floated out into the river around 8 p.m.

Firefighters from Engine 29, Ladder 11 and Rescue 1 responded to a 911 call from near Community Rowing. A firefighter from Ladder 11...Read more

By - 11/19/10 - 10:14 pm

Somebody's started posting photos of canine-Americans on public transit.

Via.Read more

By - 10/31/10 - 9:58 am

Boston Zest reminds us today is Dogoween.Read more

By - 10/21/10 - 7:23 pm


Sean Sullivan captured Clancey by the Chinatown Banksy (on Essex Street).

Copyright Sean Sullivan. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr....Read more

By - 9/22/10 - 8:23 pm

Yesterday, it was Charlie the Squirrel on the T at Orient Heights. Today, it's a chihuahua puppy saved from drowning in the ocean.Read more

By - 9/22/10 - 7:48 am

From the land that gave us parking tickets festooned with yoga instructions comes a lamp powered by methane from dog waste.Read more

By - 9/12/10 - 9:03 am

Fenway Bark has thrown in the towel and canceled plans to open in an abandoned printing plant on E. 1st Street. But instead it will open an even larger location nearby, owner Jane Fulton writes.

Scarred by endless battles with city officials (only the zoning board sided with her) and angry neighbors (complete with lawsuit), Fulton isn't saying yet where local dogs...Read more

By - 8/24/10 - 8:54 am

Librarian on the Run narrowly misses a pile this morning, then notices somebody else wasn't so lucky, then counts five heaping piles between G and L streets:

I've lived here for almost 10 years now, and for all the Southie Pride talk people love to spout off, I continue to see examples that it's mostly a bunch of dog sh*t.

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By - 5/17/10 - 12:09 pm

Rob Consalvo, who represents Hyde Park, will seek a change in state law that would let the city go after pit-bull owners who ignore the city's law requiring pit bulls to be muzzled outside.Read more

By - 5/6/10 - 11:46 am reports there's a meeting May 11 to talk about planning a dog park for the neighborhood - such as where it should go.Read more

By - 4/17/10 - 6:51 pm

The outlaw Joyce Linehan reports she got a ticket (which refers to her as "suspect") today for walking her "pit bull" (who in fact is not a pit bull) without a muzzle through Ashmont. Linehan vows now to give in to Boston's pit-bull muzzle law:

... So, we will be driving to Milton or Quincy twice a day now to walk. And if

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