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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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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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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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Dog Poop Showdown on Cranberry Street

In the aftermath of last week’s Mom vs. Wack Jobs in Brooklyn Heights debate comes evidence of another controversy brewing in the neighborhood. The issue: Dog owners who dump their pooch’s poo into someone else’s garbage. One resident of Cranberry Street has had enough and posted this quite polite and reasonable notice on the street:

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Animal Planet Auditions Coming to Rocco and Jezebel

Does your pooch have star quality? Or are you tired of spending all your unemployment on Iams and think it’s high time Spot goes to work for you? Well, your time has come. Andrea from Rocco and Jezebel writes: On Saturday, June 11, between 12:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m., Animal Planet will be doing a […]

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Best In Show on Montague

UPDATE: Visit the BHA’s site for a list of the winners! As part of its Centennial Celebration, the BHA hosted its first annual Dog Show, bringing the spotlight to all sorts of local pooches. Many of the contestants went through sensory overload, much as I do when I walk into Bloomie’s. But all kept their […]

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Reminder: Showtime for Fido on Sunday

Do you and your dog crave kibble, fame and fortune? Then rejoice, because your time in the spotlight has arrived. The BHA will be hosting its first annual Dog Show this Sunday, with registration starting at noon outside Pets Emporium at 105 Montague St. The show will then begin at 1 and last till 3. […]

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Wag Your Tail for this Weekend’s Dog Show

Does your pooch have star quality? Then you’re in luck, because the BHA is holding a dog show for Mopsy, Spike and Spot this Sunday in front of Pets Emporium on Montague. Details after the jump!

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Travels with Daisy, Part II

We wrestled through four oatmeal cookies, a complete rearrangement of the furniture, two puncture wounds, numerous scrapes and bruises that were wonderfully livid after my shower the next morning, a stream of barking and my tears, pleading and blood for 75 minutes. I figured, by the time the clerk informed me the plane would be closing its doors in ten minutes, that I’d done ten 75-pound lifts.

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