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By adamg - 6/15/19 - 11:43 am
Big dog in Johnson Park

A concerned citizen files a complaint about unleashed dogs at the ball field off Lamartine Street in Jamaica Plain - and not for the reason you might expect: Read more.

By adamg - 5/26/19 - 5:33 pm
Two hot dogs on the Red Line

Fortunately, the air conditioning on the Red Line was working, Darbie reports.

By adamg - 5/14/19 - 1:14 pm
Dogs lining up for a photo shoot

Brandy spotted a photographer lining up dogs in chairs in Dewey Square downtown at lunchtime today.

By adamg - 4/29/19 - 7:57 pm
Big dog in small car

Mike McD was in Coppa on Shawmut Avenue in the South End today when he looked out the window.

By adamg - 4/17/19 - 11:59 am

The developer of the Waterside Place residential towers on Congress Street says that after five years, it's been unable to find any start-up incubators or other innovative tenants to lease roughly 3,600 square feet of space it had set aside for "innovation" work space, so it's asking the BPDA to let it lease the space to people the neighborhood actually needs: Veterinarians. Read more.

By adamg - 3/30/19 - 6:49 pm
People and dog rowing in Boston Harbor

Hood Will Hunting spotted some people and a dog out for a little row around Boston Harbor this afternoon.

By adamg - 3/28/19 - 10:19 am
Big fluffy dog on the Red Line

Davina Chojnowski couldn't help but notice one guy's pet on the Red Line this morning:

This fluffy commuter would like you to have a great day at work.

By adamg - 2/24/19 - 10:17 am
Curb Your Dog sign in East Boston

An annoyed citizen files a 311 request that the city put back the "Curb Your Dog" sign some nearby residents put up in Porzio Park in East Boston:

We paid for them to help the dog poop epidemic down Porzio Park there were 5 of them

By adamg - 1/23/19 - 3:38 pm
Coco the dog

UPDATE: Bail set at $1,000, judge barred Webb from having anything to do with animals while case is pending, Coco in care of Boston Animal Control, per Suffolk County DA's office.

A man already charged once with attacking his dog - and facing charges of attacking people with whom he was living in Natick - was arrested at the Ashmont Red Line station yesterday for allegedly beating the dog with a leash. Read more.

By adamg - 1/17/19 - 11:11 am

NBC Boston reports the MSPCA will open distribution centers at its Jamaica Plain, Methuen and Centerville locations on Sunday morning to give bags of dog and cat food to federal workers who are no longer getting paid.

By adamg - 1/9/19 - 10:06 pm

NBC Boston reports on the trash removal efforts of members of CharlestownDogs.

By adamg - 12/6/18 - 10:13 pm

A group of dog owners are trying to persuade DCR to use some of its parkland along the Charles River for an area where dogs could play and roam. Read more.

By adamg - 11/20/18 - 8:58 am

Jamaica Plain News barks out the news that DCR has chosen land along Oakdale Street north of Green Street for a possible dog park.

By adamg - 10/18/18 - 10:28 pm
Tunnel dog

UPDATE: Owner and dog reunited.

Kathryn R. Burton reports:

This pup was found in North End, after a 93 tunnel expedition. Boston Fire officer walking him around, trying to find parent. 392 Hanover Street is where he will be - Boston Fire House

By adamg - 10/5/18 - 7:29 pm

Boston Veterinary Care reports:

There have been multiple confirmed cases of Leptospirosis in dogs throughout the city of Boston. Leptospirosis is a bacteria that can infect humans and pets, and can be life threatening.

Symptoms: Read more.

By adamg - 8/26/18 - 10:12 am
Boa constrictor

UPDATE: The snake has been found and is back home; Saugus is safe for teacup poodles again.

Brenda Sweetland reports her son's boa constrictor escaped somehow yesterday. It was last spotted by her mailman scrunched up next to a house on Richard Street near Dudley Street.

I need to get word to people who have small pets. Sorry for this inconvenience to anyone. Please let me know if you happen to see her.

By adamg - 8/9/18 - 9:08 am
Poodle in a bucket

Boston Animal Control is caring for a poodle mix in bad shape that was found in a bucket Tuesday night at the Court Square Press building at 9 West Broadway - as inspectors try to find whoever was responsible for the dog's condition. Read more.

By adamg - 8/4/18 - 12:09 pm
Largest proposed dog park

Largest proposal for land just north of Green Street.

DCR says it has identified three potential spaces for a dog park along its Southwest Corridor land in Jamaica Plain, roughly between the Green Street and Stony Brook Orange Line stops. Read more.

By adamg - 7/17/18 - 10:03 am
A lizard in Roslindale
Lizard

OK, OK, it was more of a loungin' lizard, soaking up the sun outside the Citizens Bank on South Street in Roslindale Square.

Adam Kessel, who found the wee beastie this morning, took it home and put it in a comfy box for safe keeping until the owner shows up.

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