As 2010 comes to an end, we’re looking back on the top ten reasons it was a good year for Brooklyn dogs and their owners. Have a healthy and happy new year! See you in 2011.
In no particular order of priority….
Mission Dolores–The year-round, dog-friendly watering hole opened in 2010 ensuring no pooch is left behind when their owner goes out for a drink.
Pier 6 Dog Run-This run near the waterfront opened over the summer and soon became a popular neighborhood spot for dogs to burn some energy.
Peter Taft and Cassius-The dynamic duo from Williamsburg earned top honors for their search and rescue work on a local and global level.
Oil Spill Fur Drive-Brooklyn dog owners collected record amounts of pet fur to help the Gulf oil spill clean up effort.
Brooklyn Mutt Show-The first annual Brooklyn Mutt Show took place in 2010, celebrating the borough’s dog diversity while raising $2000 for BARC Shelter.
Howloween–Dogs in costume paraded through Brooklyn’s Promenade, parks and streets while raising money for animal charities.
Good Dog Foundation-The Brooklyn based non profit helped train therapy dogs and priovided their furry goodness to those in need.
Walter–A Brooklyn couple rescued an abandoned dog and turned to social media to raise money from all corners of the world in order to rehabilitate him. They now live happily ever after.
Vets Make Housecalls– Hope Vet in Boerum Hill started making house calls on bicycles every Wednesday and Animal Healing Arts in Carroll Gardens also began treating dogs in the comfort of home.