The City of New York executed a daring undercover raid on a menacing group of French bulldog owners meeting in Prospect Park’s Long Meadow on a recent Saturday morning. Their crime: having their miniature dogs off leash past the 9 a.m. curfew in a park obsessed with the enforcement of dog rules.
Keep reading 5-0 on the Long Meadow: Cops bust French bulldog meetup in Prospect Park
One of New York City’s most famously dog-friendly bar, The Gate, in Park Slope says it will no longer allow them because it was busted under the city’s outdated health code.
Keep reading Dogs Can No Longer Walk into Famous Brooklyn Bar
Birders harass dog people in Prospect Park saying they disturb ground-nesting birds. But only six species nest on the ground here, none exclusively. Some aren’t even in the park in the summer.
Keep reading Dogs Don’t Eat Warblers–in Prospect Park or Anywhere
Our beagle Huckleberry has invented the sport of chasing pumpkins down a hill in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park. His reward is he gets to eat the pumpkin, which he’s able to break into after several rolls.
Keep reading Beagles Run for Rolling Pumpkins in Prospect Park
Obamas get another rarified purebred dog, then try to assuage their guilt by making a donation to the local shelter.
Keep reading Obamas to Shelter Animals: Drop Dead
I wonder what Det. Lenny Briscoe would think of this case: A loved one dies vomitting blood. The family accuses a vague political opponent of a specific kind of poisoning. And then refuses an autopsy. Ka-chung (gavel sound).
Keep reading Show dog owner refuses necropsy, but accuses Peta of poisoning Samoyed at Westminster
Beagles will climb a tree if you smear it with peanut butter.
Keep reading How to play the peanut butter tree game with your hounds
A ton of new websites promise to find you a local dog sitter. Care.com and its ilk end up inundating you with a depressing number of emails. DogVacay lets you find local dog lovers who open their homes. But I found a dog sitter I love on Yelp.
Keep reading How to find a dog-sitter online, sorting through the DogVacay, Care.com and Yelp options