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Who’s The Boss? Bob!

From our good friends at Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition: Beautiful Bob is making the most of his second chances, seizing life by the horns and making his presence known! This two-year-old tuxedo was rescued from Animal Care and Control’s nightly euthanasia list.  Originally found dumped in an apartment lobby, this boy is gregarious, fearless, […]

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Abandoned In A Box, Bella and Diva Seek A Home (updated)

Happy update, February 19:  Bella and Diva are safe and warm in a Staten Island foster home…now to find them a forever home!   From our friends at the Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition: Sweet, tiny, and abandoned, 18-month-old Bella and Diva were taped into a box and thrown onto a garbage pile in sub-freezing […]

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Stray Voltage on Pineapple Street?

Dr. Heather Thomson of Brooklyn Heights Veterinary Hospital writes with news of possible stray voltage on the north side of Pineapple Street between Henry and Hicks.  She’s heard reports of eight dogs getting minor shocks, none requiring hospitalization. Reportedly, ConEd has been notified but hasn’t yet assessed/remedied the problem. Posting this just to get the word out so […]

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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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Cadman Plaza Park Turf Defiled by Dog Poop

A shocking photo just in from a BHB reader regarding Cadman Plaza Park:

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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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