Animals

City Life

Name the Boston Police Department’s Cute New Puppy

The Boston Police Department wants you to come up with a name for the newest addition to its K-9 unit. The puppy is a nine-week-old […]

Arts & Entertainment

Follow Friday: Zoo New England

A photo posted by Zoo New England (@zoonewengland) on May 13, 2015 at 8:34am PDT What really is the Internet good for if you’re not […]

Arts & Entertainment

Purina Pro Plan Incredible Dog Challenge Comes to Boston for the First Time

While it remains to be seen whether or not Boston will host the Olympics in 2024, a different kind of athletic competition is coming to […]

City Life

Fenway Park to Host ‘Dog Day’ Event Tonight

Between Pablo Sandoval’s Instagram antics and a middling 34-43 record, which has the team only a half game out of the AL cellar, it’s becoming […]

City Life

This Seal’s a Stud

Can a 400-pound blubber-and-fur hottie woo the ladies of the New England Aquarium?

City Life

Welcome to Boston’s Urban Turkey Armageddon

There’s a turkey on the loose in Cambridge! Watch out people! A photo posted by Andy Mounter (@beatleandy) on Apr 1, 2015 at 3:52pm PDT […]

City Life

‘Slobbr’ App Will Connect Dog Lovers With Information for Their Pet

A group of local dog lovers is trying to raise money to create a space for people with pets that they can call their own—in […]

Wellness

Eight Ways to Protect Your Pet During Winter

We all know that winter weather can wreak havoc on the body and immune system. From flu shots to anti-bacterial wipes to extra-strength moisturizers, we’ll […]

Restaurants

The Secret to One of the Country’s Best Gins? Bees.

In the wide, dizzying terrain of craft gin, small-batch producers tend to put in inordinate amount of pride in the breadth and diversity of their […]

Wellness

Homeless Kitten Born Without Eyelids Gets Lifesaving Surgery in Boston

UPDATED 12:05 p.m. January 8: Phil, the homeless kitten who was born without eyelids, and his feline best friend, Vixen, have been adopted and are […]

Wellness

These Companies are Making ‘FitBits For Dogs’

It seems like we are all tracking our health stats, but now there’s a way to make sure Fido is fit, too. Enter FitBark, the brainchild […]

Wellness

Local Researchers are Working on a Canine Gum Disease Vaccine

Gum disease, a.k.a. gingivitis, is something most people try to prevent by brushing and flossing (hopefully). But, it turns out, that it’s also one of […]

Arts & Entertainment

If You Go by Copley Square This Weekend, Wish These Dogs a Happy Birthday

Catie and Carly, undeniably the Fairmont Copley Plaza’s most well-known employees, are turning another year older.

Wellness

Keep These Holiday Foods Away From Your Pets

The family pet is just that—a part of the family. So it makes sense that many people will have their pets by their sides for […]

Restaurants

Brown Student Attempting to Open New England’s First Cat Cafe

Over the weekend, Brown graduate student Amanda Davis began a $65,000 Indiegogo campaign to bring the first permanent cat cafe to New England. Inspired by […]