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AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB ANNOUNCES MOST POPULAR DOG BREED ON UWS

The ballots are in, and the most popular dog breed on the Upper West Side for 2016 is... the Labrador Retri … Read the rest of this entry >>

DOES YOUR DOG NEED A JOB?

SPONSORED: Do you think your pooch could be a therapy dog? Are you looking for new opportunities to visit with your therapy dog? Jo … Read the rest of this entry >>

POLICE OFFICERS RESCUE HAWK IN RIVERSIDE PARK

Officers from the 20th precinct and an NYPD special ops team rescued an injured hawk in Riverside Park around 79th Street on Sunday. Helen M … Read the rest of this entry >>

HUMPBACK WHALE SPOTTED IN THE HUDSON RIVER

A humpback whale has been hanging out in the Hudson River for the past few days, and a reader spotted it passing by the Upper West Side on Satu … Read the rest of this entry >>

VIDEO: RESCUED HAWK ‘CANDY CORN’ TAKES FLIGHT

On a crisp Saturday afternoon, Wild Bird Fund Director Rita McMahon, walked with volunteers and friends from the bird rehab organization's office on 87th & Col … Read the rest of this entry >>

RED-TAILED HAWK RESCUED AT LINCOLN TOWERS

A sick or injured red-tailed hawk was found on the ground in front of 160 West End Avenue at Lincoln Towers on Sunday and … Read the rest of this entry >>

FAUNA OWNER CHARGED WITH CRUELTY TO ANIMALS

Police in Weston, Connecticut charged Daniel Kopulos, who owned the now-closed Fauna pet store on the UWS, with cruelty to anima … Read the rest of this entry >>

LOCAL PET STORE OWNER ENMESHED IN SHOCKING ‘ANIMAL HOARDING’ CASE

Daniel Kopulos, who owned the pet store Fauna on 88th Street and Columbus that recently closed, owns property in Connecticut where police say they made a shocking disco … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘SAVE THE CHIMPS’ ACTIVISTS DRIVING RESIDENTS ON 86TH STREET BATTY

Weekly nighttime protests on 86th Street over the plight of 66 chimpanzees in Liberia are upsetting and angering nearby residents as the nois … Read the rest of this entry >>

RAINBOW PARROT ESCAPES FROM 70TH STREET

This rainbow parrot flew away from its home on 70th Street between Columbus and Broadway and its owner is looking for it. If yo … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKEND HISTORY: WHEN FEARSOME ‘PIRATE CATS’ ROAMED THE UPPER WEST SIDE

One hundred years ago, the residents of the Upper West Side bolted their doors in fear of a group of marauding cats that h … Read the rest of this entry >>

DOG FOUND ON WEST SIDE HIGHWAY (UPDATE: OWNER FOUND!)

Some Upper West Side moms groups have been sharing this photo of a dog, which appears to be a Shiba Inu, found on the West Side Highway on Satu … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE FIRE-ESCAPE HAWK ATTACKED MY CHIHUAHUA, NEIGHBOR SAYS

One of the hawk parents raising adorable hawk babies on a 16th-floor fire escape at West 72nd street saw a juicy chih … Read the rest of this entry >>

CAT FOUND ON AN 88TH STREET ROOFTOP; IS IT YOURS? (UPDATE: FOUND)

A reader found the cat pictured above on a rooftop on 88th street between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues on Saturday ni … Read the rest of this entry >>

KITTENS HITCH A RIDE WITH D.O.T. WORKERS TO THE UPPER WEST SIDE

Two insanely cute newborn kittens hitched a ride from Staten Island to the Upper West Side Thursday morning. Department of Transportation empl … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘LOST’ PARAKEET HAS TUMULTUOUS MORNING IN RIVERSIDE PARK

Our tipster Erica found a parakeet Friday morning on the Riverside Park bike path around 90th street next to the Hudson R … Read the rest of this entry >>

A LOST DOG AND A FOUND CAT

We got word yesterday about a dog that had been lost and a cat that had been found. We hope that each of these an … Read the rest of this entry >>

VIDEO: BUDDHISTS BLESS 600 TURTLES ON ROOF OF UPPER WEST SIDE BUILDING

Buddhists chanted prayers to bless more than 600 baby turtles that were seized by the state Department of Environmental Conservation after a smuggler tried to tran … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKEND COLUMN: OUR RED-TAILED ROMANCE IS OVER

By Dennis Paoli My wife and I woke up on a bright winter morning in 2013, and there he was: a hawk, perched on the top rail of the fire escape outside our west-looking wi … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTO OP: TRAFFIC JAM ON 72ND AND BROADWAY

Harriet Flehinger sent in the photo above of police horses at the intersection of 72nd street and Broadway at noon on Wednesday, bringing to … Read the rest of this entry >>

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