Wayward Ducklings Guided to Safety

A mama duck was having some problems with her GPS on Saturday and nearly guided the family onto Riverside D … Read the rest of this entry >>

Raccoons Live All Around Us; How to Make Sure it Doesn’t Get ‘Rocky’

A class of small, chattering children was walking in the West 80s, just off Central Park West, one recent afternoon, when the te … Read the rest of this entry >>

It’s Peak Bird-Watching Season in Central Park; Birding Bob and the Gang Are Soaring

Adrenaline is running high among amateur ornithologists as dozens of species of migratory birds make their annual pit stops in Central … Read the rest of this entry >>

Harbor Seal Spotted on the Bank of the Hudson River at 90th Street

A Harbor Seal was spotted near 90th Street on the rocks next to the Hudson River on Thursday. Jane Kenney, who took the photo above, told us the seal appeared to be … Read the rest of this entry >>

New Team Member Brings Paws-itive Vibes to Local Hardware Store

Steven Stark, the owner of Beacon Hardware on Amsterdam Avenue and 78th Street just added a new member to his team -- a four-month-old puppy named D … Read the rest of this entry >>

Dog Left Outside Magnolia Bakery Taken to Animal Control

The dog shown above was found tied up outside Magnolia Bakery on Columbus Avenue and 69th Street on Saturday night and handed … Read the rest of this entry >>

Leptospirosis Spread by Rats is Infecting Dogs on Upper West Side, Veterinarian Says

A local vet is raising awareness about a bacterial disease called Leptospirosis, which has been spreading and infecting dogs on the Upper West S … Read the rest of this entry >>

Photo of the Day: Majestic Bird on a Railing

A hawk stopped by Karen Luerssen's porch at Lincoln Towers on Wednesday, and spent some time surveying the area, she … Read the rest of this entry >>

Bull Moose Dog Run Up for Renovation; Special Focus on ‘Ponds’ and Small Dogs

A popular dog run is expected to get an upgrade that will keep massive puddles from forming when it rains, and create a new protected area for small … Read the rest of this entry >>

Is This Your Cat, Roaming Around Near Fairway?

This cat has been roaming around the buildings near the Fairway on 74th and Broadway for the past few days, a neighbor tell … Read the rest of this entry >>

Mom Speaks Out About ‘Hissing’ Raccoon’s Intrusion Into Her 8th Floor Apartment

Roxanna Sherwood was at work on Tuesday morning when she got this t … Read the rest of this entry >>

Puppies From Destroyed Puerto Rican Shelter are on the UWS, And You Should Probably Adopt One

Dogs flown to the mainland United States from a destroyed animal shelter in Puerto Rico are now on the Upper West Side, and looking for new h … Read the rest of this entry >>

Shelter Dogs from Puerto Rico Expected to Come to UWS on Saturday

Camp Canine at 46 West 73rd Street is teaming with other organizations to help another dog shelter in a hurricane-battered region. About 25 … Read the rest of this entry >>

HURRICANE HARVEY SHELTER DOGS ARRIVE ON THE UWS FOR PAMPERING AND NEW HOMES

About 100 dogs rescued from Hurricane Harvey got to be pampered like furry princesses on Friday at Camp Canine, a doggy da … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘BAGEL SQUIRREL’ HAS A CARB-FILLED WEEKEND

This squirrel lugged a bagel up a tree by the stairs at 79th Street in Riverside Park. Kristina, who was dragged to the … Read the rest of this entry >>

HAWK REMINDS RATS WHO IS THE TRUE KING OF THE PLAYGROUND

Rats have gotten very frisky this summer, making a home for themselves in and around the playgrounds on the Upper West S … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘FERAL LOVE’ DOCUMENTARY ON THE CAT-LOVING MUSICIAN OF RIVERSIDE PARK NOW SET FOR AUGUST 11 SCREENING

Feral Love, the documentary about New York Philharmonic violist Dorian Rence and how she came to care for cats living … Read the rest of this entry >>

WILL UBER-LIKE APPS ‘DISRUPT’ THE UPPER WEST SIDE DOG WALKING BUSINESS?

First, there was FreshDirect. Groceries delivered straight to the door – revolutionary. Then there was Uber. Order a car service any … Read the rest of this entry >>

OUTDOOR SCREENING: THE AMAZING STORY OF THE WOMAN WHO CARES FOR RIVERSIDE PARK’S CATS

There are few events capable of evoking a deeper Upper West Side vibe than an outdoor Riverside Park screening of a documentary film … Read the rest of this entry >>

MASSIVE DEAD FISH SEEN IN HUDSON MAY BE ICONIC ENDANGERED SPECIES

The fish shown above was seen in the Hudson River near 96th Street on Tuesday morning. It appears to be a sturgeon, a fish that's been m … Read the rest of this entry >>

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