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By adamg - 12/8/22 - 2:54 pm

Cambridge Police Investigating Assault While Woman Walked Dog

Video of suspect walking in same area an hour before the attack via CPD.

Cambridge Police report they are looking for a man they say attacked a woman, then grabbed her dog's leash and made off with the pet in the area of Market and Windsor streets early Monday. Read more.

By adamg - 11/27/22 - 10:32 pm
Man and dog in canoe pass goose in the Charles River in Dedham

Mary Ellen spent some golden-hour time this morning along the Charles in Dedham, where she spotted a man paddling in a canoe with his dog while passing a goose.

By adamg - 11/9/22 - 11:30 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports somebody is planning " 5,000-square-foot indoor dog park that features a full-service bar along with multiple on- and off-leash areas (both inside and outside)."

By adamg - 9/16/22 - 12:14 pm

Jamaica Plain News reports on a proposal for Flaherty Playground.

By adamg - 9/8/22 - 9:46 am
Pumpkin-spice dog bones

Spotted yesterday at the Dedham Stop & Shop. And look: It's human grade, so you can enjoy a hearty gnaw yourself.

By adamg - 7/12/22 - 9:09 pm
Sunset over Chelsea

ChelseaScanner couldn't help but notice the sunset this evening.

Meanwhile, down in Millennium Park in West Roxbury, Jax was less than impressed: Read more.

By adamg - 6/18/22 - 12:52 pm
Handmade sign that asks people to stay off reseeded land at North End park

An irate citizen filed a 311 complaint to ask that the city immediately remove some handmade signs at DeFilippo Playground in the North End that ask people to keep their dogs off a reseeded and replanted garden area: Read more.

By adamg - 6/18/22 - 11:31 am
Sunrise with a dog

Joe Kidston and Finn watched the sun come up over the coast in Cohasset this morning: Read more.

By adamg - 6/13/22 - 1:21 pm

A woman was arraigned last week on a charge of animal cruelty after veterinarians at Angell Animal Medical Center in Jamaica Plain concluded her pet dog Beauty had died in February because she left it outside in the cold without feeding it, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 4/13/22 - 12:54 pm

A California company that provided financing to Massachusetts residents who wanted to lease rather than buy dogs has agreed to stop that and reimburse the state and the pet renters because it's illegal to rent pets here, according to a settlement agreement filed in Suffolk Superior Court today. Read more.

By adamg - 4/8/22 - 5:06 pm

A Glenville Avenue resident is facing two counts of animal cruelty after police responding to a report from another resident of "loud bangs and a puppy shrieking" found a young pit bull that had a fractured bone in his left hind leg - in addition to other fractures and skin lesions - the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 3/21/22 - 10:39 pm

Boston Police report arresting Justin Williams, 32, on a charge of animal cruelty last week after somebody posted video allegedly showing him abusing a small dog. Read more.

By adamg - 3/1/22 - 10:51 pm

Boston firefighters responded to the waterfront between the ICA and the Mass. Mutual building on Fan Pier on a report of a dog in the water around 10:45 p.m. They rescued a dog from the cold waters and returned it to its owner.

By adamg - 2/24/22 - 9:29 am
Free yoga: Bend down and pick up your dog's crap at Millennium Park

Mary Ellen spotted this new sign at Millennium Park in West Roxbury yesterday.

By adamg - 1/31/22 - 9:26 pm

It's coyote mating season and they're out and about - like in the Arnold Arboretum at dusk: Read more.

By adamg - 12/23/21 - 3:52 pm

Drew Starr reports that Boston Animal Hospital on Southampton Street has notified customers they are closed "until further notice" due to staffers coming down with Covid-19.

By adamg - 11/27/21 - 11:28 am

The never ending war between people with dogs and people without dogs at South Boston's Medal of Honor Park continues to explode in the annals of Boston 311, where workers have now pulled the communal complaint car over and are snarling at the back seat that if you don't cut it out right now, 311 will come back there and bend you like Peter Bent Brigham so help you God. Or words to that effect. Read more

By adamg - 10/31/21 - 1:34 pm
AlEx the garbage-seeking hound in Jamaica Plain

John Savoia reports he left his booster-shot appointment on Centre Street in Jamaica Plain today just in time for the annual Halloween dog parade. "Good omen," he concludes. Read more.

By adamg - 10/13/21 - 3:49 pm
Firefighter at Millennium Park drain

Update: WCVB reports the dog, a foxhound named Hubert, but nicknamed Bubba, has been rescued.

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters are at the top of Millennium Park in West Roxbury working to free a dog trapped in a drainage pipe. The park is the former Boston city landfill, now capped with clay, a plastic liner and grass-covered dirt, along with a variety of pipes for draining rain and collecting methane gas.

By adamg - 10/7/21 - 9:24 am
Max and the Boston skyline in early morning light on East Boston waterfront

EastieStrong snapped Max the Bernedoodle as she rested on a walk along the East Boston waterfront this morning.

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