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UPDATE Lost Dog: Help Find Alba

10/3 UPDATE: A BRIDGE TOO FAR Alba was found around 10:00 am this morning (Thursday) IN MANHATTAN by a good samaritan walking her two pit bulls in East River Park near the Manhattan Bridge (yes, Alba crossed the bridge!) Luckily the adventurous pooch was still wearing her collar and the dog-loving saviour contacted her owners immediately. Alba’s […]

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Dolly Needs A New Home

From the good folks at Brooklyn Heights Veterinary Hospital: For health reasons, a BHVH client needs to find a new home for her 13-year-old Maltese. This photo may be a few years old, and Dolly herself is dealing with some health issues: skin allergies and bad teeth. And, of course, she’s a senior girl. This […]

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Bye for Meow, Clark Pet

Early Monday afternoon, this text message (which I’ve edited for clarity) hit my phone: Dear valued customers, This is Mike, the owner of Clark Pet. Due to the very high rent of Clark Pet store, the store is moving to DUMBO, to my giant big branch store named Pet Promise located at 140 Plymouth St. […]

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What Super Bowl? Head To The Cat Café For the Kitten Bowl

Not into the big game this Sunday? The Brooklyn Cat Café is offering an alternative: the chance to watch Hallmark’s Kitten Bowl on a 10-foot screen while enjoying a real live Kitten Bowl with the Café’s resident. The Café has procured props and toys from the real Kitten Bowl set, and light snacks and drinks […]

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Party at Rocco & Jezebel to Honor Hillary Demetropoulos’ Life – Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Rocco & Jezebel for Pets, and all of Brooklyn Heights and beyond, are mourning the loss of Hillary Demetropoulos. Andrea Demetropoulos, Hillary’s mother and owner of Rocco & Jezebel, shared the sad news that Hillary passed away on July 26, 2018 from Stage 4 non-smoking lung cancer. She would have celebrated her 44th birthday on […]

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The Cat Cafe Presents: CPR For Cats and Dogs

Maybe you heard about the Italian kitten saved by mouth-to-mouth?   Or the cats on Long Island that were revived after a fire by CPR? Now you, too, can become certified in CPR and First Aid for cats and dogs, on July 18 from 7-10 pm.   Who knows? Maybe you can be a hero, […]

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Dog Vaccines Today at Borough Hall

Thanks to Mary Frost and the Brooklyn Eagle for this info. Because of the continued spread of canine influenza, you can get your dog (or cat) vaccinated for free today at Borough Hall from 11 am – 4 pm. Details of the symptoms of the canine flu here.  

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Attention Dog Owners: Canine Influenza

From the good folks at Brooklyn Heights Veterinary Hospital, we learned today that there have been at least two confirmed cases of canine influenza in our borough. They sent us this helpful link from Merck Animal Health. Although the bivalent flu vaccine is not mandated by New York City or State, BHVH recommends that all dogs […]

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It’s Kitten Season!

Spring is here (right? It really is, right?), and with it the annual explosion of kittens that need to be rescued, vetted, and homed. In our community, Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition and Brooklyn Cat Cafe are on the front lines, accepting kittens and mamas, trapping cats to spay/neuter, and helping a lot of felines […]

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The High Cost of Not Shopping Local

Earlier this week, the Wall Street Journal published a story about the effects of shopping online vs. shopping in our neighborhoods. The story focuses on our own Sammy Atef of Pet’s Emporium on Montague Street; the writer is, like many of us are or were, a loyal customer, one who had so far resisted, unlike many […]

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