Dogs off leash again in Pastorius Park

Community, Pets | August 30th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Pete Mazzaccaro The Local reported on the first of two incidents in which an unleashed dog attacked a Hill resident walking in Pastorius Park in October 2016. After a second attack in February 2017, the Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Department began an informational campaign to stress the importance of keeping dogs on leashes. Alain […]

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Acclaimed ex-Springside poet is an animal’s best friend

Arts, Pets | July 24th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear Among the many distinguished Springside School alumnae, it is not likely that there is a more sensitive, lyrical poet than Ann Kolakowski, 56, who now lives in Brookeville, Maryland, a suburb of Washington, D.C. Kolakowski is the author of an acclaimed collection of poems called “Persistence.” The poems in the book tell […]

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‘A Yappy Time’ had by all at Petapalooza

News, Pets | June 12th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Sue Ann Rybak “A Yappy Time” was had by all at Chestnut Hill Business District’s Sixth Annual Petapalooza, coinciding with its First Friday on June 7 at Germantown and East Highland Avenues. It was a perfect evening to treat your four-legged friend – and yourself – to a special treat. Chestnut Grill & Sidewalk […]

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Sixth annual Petapalooza on Friday

Arts, Events, Pets | June 5th, 2019 | Leave a comment

The Chestnut Hill Business District will host the sixth annual Petapalooza this Friday, June 7 from 5 to 8 p.m. along Germantown and East Highland Avenues. This year’s event, dedicated to celebrating “our furry four-legged friends,” will take place on the next First Friday, during which many of the Hill’s shops will stay open later […]

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Cat adoptions, March 28

Local Life, Pets | March 28th, 2019 | Leave a comment

SUPER SALLY: Sally is a young super soft tabby who is social and playful. Her brother was adopted, and now it’s Sally’s turn for a loving home. She is fully vetted and is available at Petco offsite adoptions, 9717 Roosevelt Blvd. in the Northeast. More information: SURVIVED HORRORS: Anna is a beautiful, long-haired, white […]

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Cat adoptions, Feb. 14

Local Life, Pets | February 14th, 2019 | Leave a comment

INFORMAL TUXEDO: Pixstar is a one-year-old Tuxedo who is very social and loving. Pixstar enjoys attention and loves hugs! He’s been looking for a home for a while, so please sweep this sweet guy into your arms. Pixstar is ready for adoption at ACCT Philly, 111 W . Hunting Park Ave. Contact PEAPOD is […]

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