By - 12/4/06 - 10:41 pm

Big fight over whether dog owners should be allowed any time to let their dogs off leash at Winthrop Park. The Park and Recreation Commission is involved. So is the Brookline Green Dog Committee (What, no Blue Dog Committee?). Even Brookline's relations with neighboring communities are at stake: Are Boston and Newton dogs sneaking in? And if so, should Brookline dog owners be forced...Read more

By - 12/1/06 - 10:20 am

DogBoston is aghast at the possibility the state might require dogs to be leashed at all times in state parks. Instead, the group wants certain areas in parks set aside so dogs can form killer packs socialize and frolic.

As a non-dog-owner, I have to say, short of finding an opossum staring at you from your trash, nothing quite stuns you into sudden...Read more

By - 11/8/06 - 7:36 pm

Jenn Martinelli vows to take on the bitchy Phillips Street lady who has complained to the city enough about dogs in the Phillips Street park that the city is now sending an animal-control officer down there:

... I hear you have been writing lots of letters. Really? I don't think you've seen lots of letters yet bi-atch. I have plenty of capacity to write

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By - 10/25/06 - 8:47 am

Saturday: 3rd Annual Pet Cabaret Howl-O-Ween Bash at Pet Cabaret in Roslindale.

Sunday: Divas Unleashed Halloween Parade and Contest, co-sponsored by the MSPCA, in the South End.

Sunday: Howl-o-ween street fair, sponsored by the Animal Rescue League, South End....Read more

By - 10/16/06 - 12:49 pm

Jenn Martinelli and dog are at the park on Phillips Street around 10:30 last night (park is open until 11). They begin to leave; the dog barks at another dog. Crazy lady opens her window and yells at Jenn to get her dog out of the park before she calls the police. Lady doesn't know you don't mess with Jenn:

Oh, I don't think

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By - 10/5/06 - 5:32 pm

Andrew Watson reports that Betsy, 9, is a great dog. Alas, with a second Watson baby, Betsy no longer gets the attention she deserves. So Watson is looking for a good home for her.Read more

By - 10/4/06 - 8:06 pm

From nosy cat lovers to nosy dog-loving freaks, something seems to be getting into the local pet chow.Read more

By - 7/5/06 - 10:52 am

Rhea Becker marvels at Ozzie, the dog who walks himself to the park and then back every day.

One question, though: Does Ozzie also pick up after himself?Read more

By - 2/17/06 - 11:24 pm

Pet Cabaret, Roslindale's only organic pet-supply store, has a blog:

So what is it with dogs and their toenails? We trim doggie and kitty nails here at The Pet Cabaret and let me tell you, it is often quite and experience. Ten pound dogs and cats turn into little Tasmanian Devils sparking around, making ALL kinds of crazy noises. Toenail trimmers take their lives

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