Work Like A Dog: How We Employ Dogs In Our Society

Throughout history, dogs have not only been man’s best friend, they have been his best employee.  Here’s a line up of some of the work that dogs are asked to do, some of it right here in NYC!

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NYC Dogs in Bags! The Story of Owners Sneaking Big Dogs Onto Trains

In 2016, The MTA ruled that if you wanted to ride with your pet on the subway, he had to be enclosed in a container.  Some owners of large dogs decided to push against the rule. Hilarity and some heated arguing ensued. 

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New Study: Dog Owners are Healthier and More Active!

A new study shows that dog owners are more likely to meet their weekly physical activity goals, to walk recreationally, and to pursue physical fitness in general!   The study published in the International Journal of Science says that dog owners were four times...
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Golden Doodles: Find Out Why New Yorkers Are Crazy About This Breed

The Golden Doodle is a friendly, low-shedding cross between a Golden Retriever and a Standard Poodle.  This breed has a terrific personality, combines the very best qualities of its parent strain, and is a wonderful addition to any family.   Since so many of our...
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Bee Swarms In NYC? Coming This Spring To A Hot Dog Stand Near You

700 Active Beehives in NYC...Maybe More! There are an estimated 377-700 beehives in the five boroughs of Manhattan living in Brooklyn, Tribeca, Queens, the Village, Staten Island and the Bronx.  Unless managed, these bees will start to swarm as early as April and as...
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Adopt A Pet In New York City:  A Profile Of The Remarkable Bideawee No Kill Shelter

Bideawee, one of Manhattan’s oldest no-kill shelters, has a century-long history of caring for New York City’s stray population.  Find out more about this remarkable care facility and the people that volunteer there.

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Masterful and Sweeping, The Museum of The Dog Returns To NYC

The Falconer, a 20th Century work by Donald Grant featuring the Saluki dog breed.   Sculpture, paintings, interactive kiosks, and even fossils come together to celebrate the return of the AKC's Museum of the Dog, located at 101 Park Avenue, just south of Grand...
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5 Must-attend NYC Pet Events in 2019

From Fashion Avenue to Broadway, mark your calendars for these pet loving events in 2019.   The NY Pet Fashion Show When: February 7th, 2019, 6-11pm Where: Hotel Pennsylvania, 401 7th avenue, NYC, NY 10001 This year's NY Pet Fashion Show is called, The Masquerade...
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Therapy Pets Make 3 million Visits Annually to Hospitals, Schools, and Veteran Centers

13000 registered therapy animals make 3 million visits a year to schools, hospitals, nursing homes, and businesses. They use the power of the human animal bond to give pediatric cancer patients hope, to increase life expectancy, and to improve the productivity of...
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NYC Shelter System Achieves Historic No-Kill Rate

The rest of the world can learn much from NYC’s multi-tiered approach to the humane reduction of its stray animal population.

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Upscale Pet Clothing Stores in New York City

These stores carry comfortable, high quality, and eye popping clothes for your dog or cat.    You won’t be able to leave without a purchase.  Enjoy the tour!

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What Is My Dog Learning When He Smells Urine On His Walks In NYC?

There’s no such thing as a short dog walk in NYC.  Most dogs stop every 20 feet to investigate where other dogs have urinated.  Read on to find out what your dog is learning from these up close and personal encounters with other dogs' business   An in Depth Look...
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‘Pet Friendly’ Restaurant Row

A string of affordable, 2nd Avenue restaurants, just down the street from East Side Animal Hospital, have dog-friendly outdoor seating.  We put together a list of what’s happening for lunch and happy hour.  Stroll along the Avenue and check out these sandwich boards.

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Robots, Clones, and Remote Controlled Interactions: The Future of Pets Is Here!

Technology and science are quickly reshaping how we think of pets, breed them, and interact with them.  Here are 6 bizarre, but real examples.

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Want To Be A Mega Star?  Grow Fur

Lassie, Rin Tin Tin, and even Internet sensation Grumpy the Cat have globally changed pet ownership trends, and become icons of culture. Here’s a brief history of the rise of pet stars and how we’ve been impacted.

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Upcoming Travel With Your Pet? Here’s what you need to know.

East Side Animal Hospital has put together one of the most comprehensive guides on domestic and international pet travel. Use this as a starting point to plan your pet's next car or plane trip and as a gateway to all the pet travel information you need.  ...
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How To Train Your Cat To Use the Toilet (and other tips to keep litter tracking down)

Tired of your cat tracking litter throughout your apartment?  Try teaching your cat to use the toilet!  But if that doesn't work, here are some other ideas on how to keep litter tracking to minimum.   How To Train Your Cat To Use The Toilet   Firstly, a...
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Dog Walking Etiquette

Don’t be a leash holding bore!  Let courtesy be your guide when walking your pet about town.

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Countdown: Most Popular Dog Breeds In NYC

The American Kennel Club recently named NYC's most popular dog breeds.  Did your pet make the list?   You'll never meet a happier dog than the golden retriever. Sheds, shreds and slobbers its way into the hearts of millions of Americans every day.  Notorious chow...
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Be A New Yorkie!

Did you like the picture on our home page? We owe it to Schmitty the Weather Dog and meteorologist Ron Trotta. Find out more about Schmitty and shop the New Yorkie dog clothing store.

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In The Heights: Abyssinians Love Their High Rise Homes

Abyssinian cats are considered to be the most intelligent of all cat breeds and they love their place in the sky.

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Places to Eat In New York City Where I can Bring My Dog

The Upper East Side, Turtle Bay and the rest of New York provide cozy outdoor dining spaces that welcome dogs. Won’t you please be seated?

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