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 >>

BRU, THE SWEETHEART DOG OF BEACON PAINT, LEAVES A HAPPY LEGACY

The sidewalks did not tremble and the streetlights did not flicker, but a small wave rippled across the Upper West Side two weeks ago. Bru the dog had passe … Read the rest of this entry >>

LOCAL ASSEMBLY MEMBER PUSHING BILL TO BAN CAT DECLAWING

If animals could vote,  New York State Assembly member Linda Rosenthal  would be governor in no time. As  representative  for the Upper West Side  since … Read the rest of this entry >>

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 >>

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