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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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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Brooklyn Bridge Park will have its annual Harvest Festival this Saturday, October 25, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., on the Pier 6 lawn, near the foot of Atlantic Avenue. There will be musical performances and lots of activities for adults and kids. More details here. Other events in Brooklyn Bridge Park this weekend include [...]

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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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Some Scenes From a Busy Weekend in Brooklyn Heights

There was a lot going on in and near Brooklyn Heights this past weekend. Among the many events were: the Cranberry Street Fair; a Crafts Fair at the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange; blessings of animals for St. Francis Day at local churches; and, last night, the Deepavali fireworks. Artistically carved pumpkins and a stuffed dog decorated [...]

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St. Ann’s and Grace Churches to Bless Animals Sunday

This Sunday, October 5 is St. Francis Day, honoring the saint who showed special compassion to animals. Accordingly, both St. Ann & the Holy Trinity and Grace churches will hold ceremonies at which pets of all kinds may be blessed. The service at St. Ann’s, located at Clinton and Montague streets, will be held in [...]

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Have You Lost a Parakeet?

This pretty budgie alighted outside 57 Montague Street this evening, was gently captured, and is now in a box, with air holes and dishes of seed and water, next to the doorkeeper’s desk. If it’s yours, please come to 57 Montague and claim it. If it’s not claimed by tomorrow morning, I will contact local [...]

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Photos From Montague Street Summer Space and BHA Dog Show

Bugle/BHB publisher Homer Fink (seated, in loud shirt) chats with EJ, Beth, and future BHB commenter Calvin, who will celebrate his first birthday soon. More photos and text after the jump. Adorbs kits Charlotte and Fritz chow down while awaiting adoption at the Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition tent. Brooklyn Heights Association President and Bugle [...]

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