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Health dog heat
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Now that we are in the heat of summer, it’s important to remember that we humans aren’t the only ones who have to worry about heat stroke and dehydration. Pets, particularly dogs, can suffer from heat stroke and dehydration when the temperatures get over 90 degrees. “We don’t see cats suffering from heat related conditions…

News The puppies with Rescue City volunteers and Oceanside veterinarians. Source: Facebook
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A local animal advocacy group rescued nine puppies on Tuesday that they say were neglected from an Avenue X home in Gravesend. Volunteers from Rescue City, a group that facilitates pet adoptions, became aware of the alleged abuse while monitoring Facebook. They dispatched members to check out the situation, and found a yard full of young…

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And they called it… puppy love. During this Valentine’s Day weekend, Mariya Vlasova and Anna Khazanova, co-founders of the non-profit AMA Animal Rescue, are asking you to open your hearts and show some puppy (and kitty) love to the stray and shelter animals they care for during a “Give Love” drive. The event, which benefits…

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Responding to a burglary call Monday morning, cops found eight puppies in an abandoned Gravesend home. The owner of the 1818 Ocean Parkway thought he heard strange noises coming from residence, suspected intruders or squatters had gotten in, and called 911 at 9:30am. But all cops found were the pooches in a third floor bedroom. Despite squatting in the vacated three-family…

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Passersby have stopped to ogle adorable pups and cute kitties in the storefront windows of Puppy City for more than half a century. But the long-time neighborhood staple, and the place where the now ubiquitous “Wee-Wee Pad” was invented, unceremoniously closed its doors for good earlier this month. “For rent” signs were posted at the…

Events
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Saint Edmund’s Roman Catholic Church is hosting a Blessing of the Animals and pet adoption event in honor of the Feast of Saint Francis, the patron and protector of animals. The pet adoption event is being done in coordination with Kensington’s Sean Casey Animal Rescue, who will have puppies, kittens, dogs and cats for adoption beginning…

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An elderly woman was arrested after she allegedly tossed it down the trash chute of her Batchelder Street building, causing injuries that led to its death. Cops were called to 2334 Batchelder Street in the Sheepshead – Nostrand Houses at around 5pm on Tuesday, after a neighbor heard the canine’s cries echoing up the shaft leading…

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That personable pooch pictured above has gone missing, and the owners are asking for your help finding him. Named Teddy, the 7-pound Pomeranian disappeared around midnight last night. He was last seen near Applebee’s on Emmons Avenue. The owners are offering an unspecified reward. Call (347) 414-2889 if found.

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You didn’t actually think we’d get through this story without a headline pun did you? The National Park Service (NPS) has agreed to give more time to cat enthusiasts to remove a sizable colony of feral cats from the Plumb Beach federal parkland, and is even considering offering manpower and assistance in their relocation. Doug Adamo, the…

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