Blog: Announcements

Shorts 4 Dogs

Willie’s Dawgs in Park Slope is presenting an evening of short films this Saturday, March 21st at 7:30pm. It will be at the Old Stone House in Washington Park, 5th Ave. between 3rd & 4th Sts. Tickets are $20 and includes popcorn, hot dogs and beer (and films, of course). The best part is thatRead more

Casting Call!

Hi Everyone, Two things. One we are looking for a great Afghan Hound story tofeature on Animal Planet’s hit TV show DOGS 101. If you have or knowof an Afghan Hound with a interesting story please contact me ASAP.Please give me as many details as you can. Second the producers are also looking for interestingRead more

Free Studio Session With Petographs!

Our friend and photographer, Ixiana Hernandez of Petographs, is running a January special. Get a free studio session for your dog with the purchase of one 8″x10″. Here’s one of her fantastic photos of Hank: That’s a huge savings, but you’d better hurry. You have to book your studio session by February 1st. Contact IxianaRead more

Inauguration Pet Specials

Inauguration Fever is everywhere! I have never seen so much excitement surrounding a new president and companies are using it as an excuse to promote special offers. Some these offers include our pets. Loews Hotels are celebrating with an “Indoguration” Package. For the first 100 days of Obama’s administration, you can get a special “StarsRead more

Dog Casting Call

The second season of Animal Planet’s Dogs 101 is casting for several different dog breeds. The breeds they are seeking are:Brittany SpanielSiberian HuskyEnglish MastiffMiniature SchnauzerXoloitzcuintliOld English SheepdogAfghan HoundPomeranianHavaneseChesapeake Bay RetrieverAustralian Shepherd – Merle OnlyToy Fox TerrierPekingeseWirehaired Pointing GriffonBernese Mountain DogChow ChowPortuguese Water DogCairn TerrierAlaskan MalamuteBull TerrierChinese CrestedItalian GreyhoundLhasa Apso If you think your dog couldRead more

New Health Concern for Brooklyn Dogs

This is from today’s New York Daily News: New York City animal shelters scramble after strep outbreak kills dogs BY LISA L. COLANGELO DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER Wednesday, January 7th 2009, 4:00 AM A rare and potentially deadly illness has wreaked havoc on the city animal shelter system, killing several dogs and leading officials toRead more

Blog Hiatus Over Soon

Sorry, folks, for the lack of blogging. There was a death in my family, so I’ve taken a little break. I promise I will be back at it soon and I’ve already racked up a few things to chat about. Here’s a funny picture of Hank:

Dog Run Update

After a trip to J.J. Byrne park this weekend, I’ve found out that the new dog run is not actually open yet. I have to assume that they are waiting for the ribbon cutting on Wednesday. As for now, even though it looks finished, it’s all locked up. Kids were using the skate park, soRead more

Is The New Park Slope Dog Run Finally Open?

When developer Shaya Boymelgreen began building the Novo condos on Fourth Ave. in Park Slope, the city allowed him to use the southern portion of J.J. Byrne Park as a staging area for construction equipment. In exchange, Mr. Boymelgreen agreed to renovate that section of the park which is to include handball courts, basketball courts,Read more

Dog Coat & Blanket Drive

Dyker Heights Civic Association, in cooperation with Root Hill Cafe and with the support of the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals, Animal Care & Control of NYC, Community Board 6, and local animal advocate Mary Jo Tobin is sponsoring a Dog Coat and Blanket Drive Saturday, November 22, 2008, rain or shine at Root HillRead more