Roving UHub photographer Jed Hresko happened upon this bucolic scene this afternoon on Pembroke Street.
The MSPCA's Boston Adoption Center reports it needs newspapers:
All of our small animals have their enclosures lined with a layer of absorbent newspaper under their bedding, and we clean and replace this daily. As you can imagine, we go through a whole bunch of newspaper, and right now we're nearly out!
You can drop off newspapers at the adoption center at 350... Read more
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
State Police have issued an APB for Enzo, a 6-year-old African Gray who flew out of his Revere home. Trooper Dustin Fitch says:
Enzo could have flown anywhere in the Revere, Everett, Malden or Saugus area. If you see Enzo anywhere, please message me and I'll inform Enzo's family who misses him.
Fowl play is not suspected.... 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
Around 7 p.m. came word that somebody had squealed to the cops and an officer was duly assigned to determine whether there was a pink pig with black spots roaming the Public Garden.
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
The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that police don't need a warrant to try to save animals in danger of immediate death.
The decision comes in the case of a Lynn woman charged with three counts of animal cruelty when police, responding to a call from her neighbor, found three dogs on her lawn - two dead, one nearly so - and went into her... 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
North End Deals reports:
A dog owner just told me he noticed blue rat poison at small park on Charter St., North End, Boston. WTF. As a dog owner I am BS!!
Emily Fraser reports:
My co-worker's dog ate blue rat poison at that park Friday and, thank God, survived.