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By adamg - 8/21/23 - 2:38 pm

They eat their owners' passports days before they're scheduled to fly to Italy to get married, NBC Boston reports.

By adamg - 8/18/23 - 1:28 pm

Boston Animal Care and Control reports five rabid raccoons have been recovered of late in Boston - most recently on Mission Hill: Read more.

By adamg - 8/10/23 - 3:53 pm
Alejandro and his owner reunited at D-4.

Alejandro and his owner reunited at D-4.

Boston Police report finding Alejandro, the missing Fenway chihuahua and the woman they say dognapped him on Saturday. Read more.

By adamg - 8/6/23 - 10:40 pm
Chihuahua and dognapper

Surveillance photo via BPD.

Boston Police report they are looking for a tan and white chihuahua that was stolen at 15 Westland Ave. around 10:30 a.m. on Saturday. Read more.

By adamg - 8/3/23 - 9:46 am
Fuzzy smol animal

How can you resist a face like that? Photo of a fuzzy by MSPCA.

The MSPCA reports it's waiving adoption fees, which normally run between $10 and $85, for all small animals and small birds at its Jamaica Plain and other locations Friday through Sunday. Read more.

By adamg - 7/2/23 - 6:08 pm
Fuzzy dog and fuzzy flowers in South Boston

Eileen Murphy and friend stopped to take in the hydrangeas on an otherwise gloomy, drizzly kind of day in South Boston.

By adamg - 6/30/23 - 10:22 pm

A fed-up citizen files a 311 complaint about unleashed curs in the Public Garden: Read more.

By adamg - 6/25/23 - 8:58 pm
Black pig in Centre Street front yard

Julia Weeks and her mom were driving on Centre Street near the quarry in West Roxbury today when they spotted some pig. A pig in somebody's front yard. Taking a snooze, as one does when one's a pig in somebody's front yard on a hot, humid day in West Roxbury.

By adamg - 5/4/23 - 1:28 pm

The mayor's office announced today it's making it pawsible for beer gardens and restaurant patios to serve patrons who want to bring their dogs with them. Read more.

By adamg - 4/24/23 - 9:27 pm

The Jamaica Plain Gazette reports on the proposal for a portion of the FIrst Church cemetery - with caveats that the run would be limited to a group of local dog owners, that they would have to agree to rules and limit the number of dogs at one time, and that the run would be at least 10 feet away from the nearest tombstones and bones. The benefit for the church would be more eyes on its property, possibly reducing the odds of littering and vandalism.

By adamg - 4/20/23 - 9:55 am

Boston Police report two dogs owned by a man on Michigan Avenue near Erie Street in Dorchester attacked and bit one of the officers involved yesterday afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 4/10/23 - 4:54 pm
Dogs in the Charles River as a train passes by at Millennium Park

A couple of dogs jumped into the Charles River at Millennium Park this afternoon just as an inbound Needham Line train was coming through.

By adamg - 3/23/23 - 10:01 am
State trooper, dog and boulder

State trooper with Killer and the boulder he was attached to. Photo by State Police.

A judge yesterday sentenced Elias Pacheco-Osario, 29, to two years of probation after he admitted to leaving his pet, Killer, to drown in 2021 rather than bring the dog to a shelter when he could no longer care for it, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 3/22/23 - 2:12 pm

City Councilor Liz Breadon (Allston/Brighton) today proposed banning local pet shops - including one in her district - from selling guinea pigs, which she says are beginning to overwhelm local animal shelters, and which are now even showing up on Boston streets as strays. Read more.

By adamg - 3/20/23 - 4:07 pm
Missing dog

Update: Rose McNugget found, OK.

A dog walker walking a dog in the area of Mt. Vernon and Walnut streets on Beacon Street had the dog stolen today by two guys who got away in a blue Civic. Rose is 9 years old and weighs 11 lbs.

By adamg - 3/10/23 - 2:14 pm

A fed-up citizen files a 311 complaint about the situation all over Beacon Hill: Read more.

By adamg - 3/1/23 - 11:45 am

And demands a drink because he's had such a ruff day. Read more.

By adamg - 2/3/23 - 11:09 pm

Nala went missing from her home on Dalrymple Street in Jamaica Plain around 2 p.m. on Jan. 22. Her owner is offering a $3,000 reward for her safe return, no questions asked. Read more.

By speakingouthere - 12/25/22 - 12:07 pm
Cat with a stocking

This good boy has his stocking full of a special gift that was his only wish.

He is so happy that Santa brought him a fish.

By adamg - 12/15/22 - 12:51 pm
Rabid cat

The Boston Public Health Commission reports that a cat acting oddly at 132 Glenway St. in Dorchester around 3:20 p.m. on Monday has tested positive for rabies. Read more.

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