Adopt-a-Pet: Papalote

Pets | October 28th, 2016 | Leave a comment

Papalote is a 10-15 year old chihuahua mix who lost his home when his owners grew tired of him. The little guy is sweet and has a calm demeanor yet loves to play. He is good with cats and children and would love to live inside a home rather than a kennel. Papalote is vaccinated […]

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St. Martin’s rector blesses ‘Gifts from God’ on Hill

Pets | October 13th, 2016 | Leave a comment

by Barbara Sherf At the local commemoration of St. Francis Day’s Blessing of the Animals last Sunday, the good-natured Rev. Jarrett Kerbel, Rector at Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields in Chestnut Hill, shared his experiences at two separate events. “I was peed on by a dog at Pastorius Park and slobbered on by horses outside of […]

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The Bark is back in the fight for cancer victims

Pets | September 22nd, 2016 | Leave a comment

by Jodi Benjamin From Chihuahuas to Mastiffs, Bichons to Labradoodles, dogs of all shapes, sizes and breeds have been gathering annually – owners in tow – for the American Cancer Society’s Bark For Life of the Wissahickon Valley. And they will be back again this year on Saturday, Sept. 24, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., […]

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