The Globe reports the teen is expected to survive, as is the dog a police officer shot this afternoon in Maverick Square.
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:
At this point I realized that she was about to be disemboweled and I had to do something. I started kicking the dogs as hard as I could and... Read more
By leaving out hot-dog pieces soaked in antifreeze, Charlestown Patch reports.
The Globe reports a Mission Hill resident found a boa constrictor in her backyard today.
Steph reports spotting a parakeet flitting around outside the Green Street Orange Line stop this morning.
WCVB reports officials in Waltham are trying to find the owners of a parrot that flew into a police cruiser Monday.
Ed. note: Take a look at the photo and tell me that bird's name is not Charlie Brown.
A report on a cat on Cape Ann that survived getting chomped by a coyote. Complete with photo of the tooth hole the coyote left behind in the cat's head.
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... Read more
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... Read more
NorthEndWaterfront.com posts photos of dog walkers walking their dogs on playing fields meant for kids.
NorthEndWaterfront.com reports on a steaming controversy that pits dog owners vs. parents and other residents fed up with mounds of dog "caca" on neighborhood playing fields.
When a man with a large dark brown dog and a blond woman with a small white dog came 3 feat from shortstop, I said to them, "You can't have your dog off the lease and doing caca... Read more
Birds will just have to fend for themselves, Town Meeting decides (but recall it took four tries to get a ban on plastic water bottles).
The Animal Rescue League of Boston to the, well, rescue.