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Dog at the Pooch Hotel in Newton

“Pooch Hotel” Offers A 4-Star Stay For Your 4-Legged Friend

In a tough economy, the “Pooch Hotel” along the Mass Pike in Newton is a rush hour reminder that luxury is here to stay.

10/24/2012

Baxter and Bailey (Photo from Penny Blackwell)

Dog Helps Save Brother After Being Lost For 2 Weeks On Cape Cod

Two golden retrievers were lost in the woods, and trapped for two weeks before one of the dogs broke free and led others back to his brother.

10/10/2012

Kenneth Hyland (Photo from BPD)

Man Arrested For Allegedly Poisoning Dogs In Charlestown

Neighbors say poisoned hot dogs were planted on the lawn in front of the Brick Layers and Allied Craftsmen Union on Medford Street to keep neighborhood dogs off the property.

09/21/2012

Sign on lawn of Brick Layers and Allied Craftsmens Union in Charlestown

Charlestown Dog Owners Say Landscaper Is Poisoning Their Pets

Dog owners in Charlestown are outraged. They say several dogs have gotten sick because a landscaper has been trying to poison them with hot dogs soaked in anti-freeze.

09/19/2012

Jazzie, a miniature schnauzer

Pets, Like Humans, Struggle With Obesity

Pet pounds, like people pounds, are a big deal. Big enough that the Tufts veterinary school in Grafton has opened the country’s first obesity clinic for animals.

09/14/2012

Dog sickened by rat poison in the North End.

Dogs Sickened By Rat Poison In Boston

At least two North End pets had to be rushed to the hospital last week.

08/22/2012

Dog at Salem restaurant

Salem Reverses Dog Ban At Outdoor Restaurants

The city’s health department has established new rules that will let restaurant customers bring their dogs to outdoor patios.

08/13/2012

Dog at Salem restaurant

Dogs Banned At Salem Restaurants After Complaints

A long-standing tradition in Salem, Massachusetts has gone to the dogs, or more precisely, gone against the dogs.

07/24/2012

(photo credit: dogsinharmonyri.com)

Doggy Day Trip to Providence

It’s only about an hour’s drive from Boston to Providence, but you and your dog can make it a leisurely day trip by hopping off the highways to enjoy the dog-friendly attractions along the way. In addition to parks and hiking trails off routes 93 and 95, you’ll find a bakery offering yummy organic dog treats and a bookstore where you can browse thousands of titles with your canine companion in tow. Once you arrive in Providence, restaurants with outdoor dining facilities will welcome your leashed, well-behaved dog for a fun, sun-soaked day out.

07/20/2012

Photo Credit: ThinkStock

Doggy Day Trip to Nantucket

Nantucket Island’s rich history spans more than 400 years, and because it’s just 25 miles south of Cape Cod, it’s the perfect destination for a doggy day trip. Well known for its beaches, it’s a popular vacation spot, especially for pet lovers. Rated as the best island in the world by National Geographic, Nantucket is the ideal island getaway for you and your pooch.

07/13/2012

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