Pets

By - 4/11/18 - 6:12 pm

Boston Police report an officer was forced to shoot a dog that would not stop tearing into a woman this afternoon outside 133 Eustis St. in Roxbury - right next door to where two people were shot last night. Read more.

By - 3/23/18 - 9:56 pm

City Councilor Ed Flynn reports a dog was shocked and burned at Castle Island today, an apparent victim of "stray electricity" from a shorted-out or improperly connected electrical cable. Read more.

By - 3/13/18 - 6:10 pm
Eagle shoveling snow in Medford

Meghan captured a hydrant shoveler at work in Medford today.

Meanwhile, Thor Olsen shows us just how deep the snow got in one of those snow bands out in Groton: Read more.

By - 3/11/18 - 11:08 am
Chicken

Tillie Jupiter reports this chicken was found in the Bourne section of Jamaica Plain yesterday.

By - 2/23/18 - 2:40 pm
Missing falcon

Missing Dogs Massachusetts is a Facebook page that's normally just what it sounds like. So a posting today is a little unusual, but, then, there aren't many places to look for a missing falcon:

BOLO: Beloved family falcon is missing, last seen Plum Island area. She is very friendly and social and will likely seek out humans by landing on a car or a house, and squawk at them. Still has tether on.

By - 2/19/18 - 7:59 pm
Dorchester iguanas

Rescued iguanas in a bucket. Photo by BFD.

Boston firefighters called to douse a blaze at 1129 Dorchester Ave. this afternoon made an unusual rescue: Two iguanas. Read more.

By - 2/9/18 - 6:27 pm

WHDH examines the issue of stray voltage from corroded wires and connectors near utility boxes, most recently a dog on Southampton Street in the South End.

By - 1/31/18 - 9:46 am

WFXT reports the dog lost a foot, both are now getting rabies shots.

By - 1/20/18 - 9:53 pm

The Cambridge Fire Department reports (with photos) that firefighters rescued the freezing pup from the frigid waters of the Charles near the Eliot Bridge around 3:50 p.m. today.

By - 1/9/18 - 5:00 pm
Dog stuck on train at Tufts Medical Center

Krista reports on the scene on the Orange Line at Tufts Medical Center this afternoon when a man and his dog started to get off the train, only the door closed between them, leaving them attached by a leash, but unable to get to each other: Read more.

By - 12/17/17 - 12:29 pm

NorthEndWaterfront.com reports on yesterday's opening of a new dog park in the North End.

By - 11/20/17 - 12:14 pm

The Supreme Judicial Court today dismissed a teenager's conviction for causing "serious bodily harm" to a friend's dog, ruling that the phrase "serious bodily harm" in state juvenile laws is only intended for cases involving people. Read more.

By - 11/17/17 - 8:52 am
Gerry

Kevin Kane reports that Wednesday evening, his dog, Gerry, ran out of his yard when a delivery-package guy didn't close the gate and wound up on Morrissey Boulevard, where he was hit by a car. Read more.

By - 11/1/17 - 11:11 am
Sign urging dog owners to use storm sewers instead of sidewalks when their pets have to go in Hyde Park

A concerned citizen alerts the city that somebody's posting signs along River Street near Metropolitan Avenue in Hyde Park, urging people who are too damn lazy to scoop their dog's more solid waste into a plastic bag to use conveniently placed storm sewers instead, rather than letting them befoul the sidewalks.

By - 10/29/17 - 3:33 pm
Dalmatian on the Green Line

Photographynatalia provides the proof.

Copyright Photographynatalia. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 10/29/17 - 1:06 pm

Jamaica Plain News posts photos from yesterday's dog parade in Jamaica Plain.

By - 10/21/17 - 8:12 pm

Dasha was among the people who watched Boston firefighters and an animal-control officer rescue a small dog from a BMW parked on Newbury Street. She also captured the owner's reaction when he found his rear window popped out and the dog no longer there.

WCVB has video.

Earlier:
Two arrested for animal cruelty after dog found dead.

By - 10/16/17 - 9:18 am

Transit Police report arresting two New Yorkers at the Salem commuter-rail parking garage yesterday evening after finding their French bulldog dead of apparent overheating after being left alone in a car for five hours. Read more.

By - 10/9/17 - 9:15 am
Christopher the Pig

Pilotblock can now confirm you never know what you'll see in Copley Square at 7 a.m., in this case, Christopher the Pig.

Christopher lives in Montreal; while in the Boston area, he stays at the Copley Plaza, of course.

Earlier:
Wiggy the Piggy in Christopher Columbus Park.