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Brooklyn Heights Veterinary Hospital: Reborn!

Brooklyn Heights pet-owners rejoiced when the little space on the corner of Hicks and Cranberry, too-long dormant, began to show signs of life.  A Heights institution for pet care, the veterinary practice had closed following the retirement first of founder Dr. Bernard Wasserman and later Dr. Richard Turoff, and in between the departure of Dr. [...]

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Dog-Owners: Beware of Rat Poisoning in Cadman Plaza!

Dr. Heather Thomson from Brooklyn Heights Veterinary Hospital contacted BHB to let us know about a couple of neighborhood dogs that have had recent run-ins with rat poisoning in Cadman Plaza. Fortunately, both dogs are going to be fine. Dr. Thomson has treated two dogs that ingested warfarin, an anti-coagulant commonly used as rat poisoning.  [...]

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Kobe Wants To Sweeten Up Your Life!

Who’s sweeter than poor abandoned Kobe? We learned about this poor feline soul through the Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition, who’s helping the rescue-friendly Park Slope Vet Center find this guy a home. Kobe has been living at the Park Slope Vet Center for three months, ever since his owner dropped him off to be [...]

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Howl and Meow with Infinite Hope’s Year-End Celebration

Infinite Hope animal rescue is celebrating its 2014 successes with a “Howl and Meow” fundraiser on Sunday, December 7 at The Commons on Atlantic Avenue.   An all-volunteer non-profit founded in 2004, Infinite Hope has placed over 1,000 animals in permanent homes, with 100% of its funding going to house, care, and place the animals it  [...]

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Friday’s Adoptable Pet: Benny the Couch Potato

From our good friends at Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition: Eight-year-old Benny was rescued from a Woodhaven backyard. Left behind when his family moved away, he tried to survive in a local feral colony, but this sweet housecat didn’t have the chops for street life: he’d try to get in on the colony food, but [...]

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Lost White Kitten in North Brooklyn Heights

From our friends at Brooklyn Heights Animal Welfare Coalition:

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Happy Howl-O-Ween!

On Sunday, October 26, join the good folks at Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition to celebrate Howl-O-Ween and support some local animal welfare organizations. Perfect Paws (102 Hicks Street) and Vinegar Hill Veterinary Group are sponsoring a “Muttsquerade” parade and photo contest at the Remsen Street entrance to the Promenade from 1 – 3 pm. [...]

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Bad News for Squibb Park Bridge: Will Not Reopen Until Spring 2015

If you were cynical about the fate of Squibb Park Bridge, you were right.

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50 Cent’s Power to Shoot in Brooklyn Heights on Yom Kippur

50 Cent’s “Power” is coming to take over the North Heights on Thursday, on many of the same streets affected by the “St James Place” shoot. The show’s second season will begin on Starz soon. Scenes for its first season shot here as well. Share this Story: Tweet

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BBAWC Seeks Volunteers for Atlantic Antic

From our friends at the Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition: “BBAWC needs volunteers this Sunday, September 28th! We will have a booth at Atlantic Antic and need set-up help beginning at 9:30 (tents and tables). We will be promoting rescue, adoption, and community TNR (trap-neuter-return) at our booth. If you would like to join us, [...]

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Spielberg’s “St James Place” Sets Up Shop A Little Early in Brooklyn Heights

Forget what the signs say–the production that is taking over the neighborhood for days on end has decided that 24 hours of empty streets isn’t enough. By 9 am, production crews had set up cones to prevent parking on multiple blocks. Calls to the number listed on the sign yielded only voicemail; a call to [...]

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Gorgeous Cat Found on Monroe and Clark

Found this stunning feline around 8:30 am. Clean, seems healthy, very friendly, but no collar or tags. We’re on our way to check for a microchip.

MIRACLE ALERT: The kitty was microchipped and reunited with its family today!

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BBAWC Adoption Event Sunday

The good folks at Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition will be parked (literally!) on Montague Street on Sunday with an adoption van full of adorable felines from 11 am to 4 pm. City Chemist has graciously offered the space in front of their shop at Henry and Montague. BBAWC rescues cats and kittens (and pretty much [...]

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