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By adamg - 1/17/20 - 1:58 pm

Boston Police report arresting Daniel Logan, 50, after he allegedly pulled a gun on a fellow dog owner and fired one shot in his direction last night at McKinney Playground off Faneuil Street. Read more.

By adamg - 1/14/20 - 11:27 am

Police are investigating reports of dogs being poisoned at Edwards Playground, Eden and Main streets in Charlestown.

Troy Urquhart sounded the alarm yesterday, posting a photo of daughter's and son-in-law's pet, Gunner, who died Sunday, several hours after a visit to the park: Read more.

By adamg - 1/5/20 - 1:08 pm
Bruce the pub and some troubling turkeys

Linuxlibrarian reports that Bruce the pug helped turn Myopia Road in Hyde Park into a turkey-free zone, at least while he patrolled it: Read more.

By adamg - 12/26/19 - 10:55 pm

Former Boston City Councilor Mike Ross and wife Karolina Chorvath have been livetweeting over they way they saw a JetBlue attendant has hounded them and their 15-pound shayna punim of a dog on a flight to, well, they haven't said, but that's not what's important right now.

At 7:38 p.m., Ross tweeted: Read more.

By adamg - 12/13/19 - 6:49 pm
Memorial to Woodrow the lab

Brenden paused to take in a memorial on the Commonwealth Avenue Mall to Woodrow the Labrador retriever. Read more.

By adamg - 11/7/19 - 11:53 pm
Two dogs on Tobin Bridge

Photo by State Police.

State Police report that around 3:30 p.m. these tail waggers decided to see what was on the other side of the Tobin Bridge - and would have made it but for a couple of motorists who figured a high bridge over the Mystic River was not a good place for wandering puppers: Read more.

By adamg - 10/26/19 - 1:16 pm
Dogs in Orange Line outfits

Eric Herot spotted a couple of the entrants in this year's Jamaica Plain dog parade, reports the one on the right is named Charlie.

Earlier:
Fun-sized Orange Line cars roll out in JP.

By adamg - 10/24/19 - 11:18 am
Dogs on playground

An irked citizen files a 311 complaint about conditions in Sweeney Park in South Boston: Read more.

By adamg - 10/24/19 - 8:38 am

Jamaica Plain News reports they were removed from a JP triple decker after the families that owned them had to move and couldn't find places that would let them bring the dogs with them.

By adamg - 10/19/19 - 10:10 am
A sign that asks dog owners to keep their pets from pissing in somebody's Beacon Hill yard

One aghast Beacon Hill citizen put this sign in his or her Revere Street window to try to get dog owners to keep their pets away from the flowers. But the sign made another Beacon Hill citizen aghast enough to file a 311 complaint about the language used on the sign: Read more.

By adamg - 10/11/19 - 10:57 am

The Zoning Board of Appeal this week gave a wag of approval to plans by a pair of dog walkers and groomers to open a brick-and-mortar grooming and pet-supply store at 643A Tremont St., where a previous tenant learned the South End had a limited appetite for pressed smoothies. Read more.

By adamg - 9/25/19 - 9:37 am

WBZ reports a man jumped into the reservoir yesterday to save his dog, who had jumped in to chase a swan. Then a woman jumped in to save them both when they began to struggle in what turns out to be a strong current in the seemingly placid reservoir.

By adamg - 9/23/19 - 10:28 am

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint about mass hysteria, cats, dogs, etc., on the more manicured side of Charles Street: Read more.

By adamg - 7/25/19 - 10:37 am

The Charles River Watershed Association reports a bloom of blue-green algae - which is actually a type of bacteria - in the Charles River between the BU Bridge and the Museum of Science. The stuff can kill dogs and make people pretty sick.

By adamg - 7/18/19 - 9:14 am
Dog sitting on back of platform truck

At a 128 offramp. Photo by KMV.

WCVB reports the owner of a tow company has fired the driver reported by several motorists to State Police for driving down Rte. 128 southbound in Waltham with a dog chained on the back platform of his flatbed truck. The dog was not injured.

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.

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