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Brooklyn Dog News Fall 2013

Did you know there was a recent string of robberies in Brooklyn committed by a dog walker? Have you heard about a new fitness program in Prospect Park for you and Fido? If this is news to you, it’s time to catch up on Brooklyn dog headlines. Keep reading for the scoop on recent dog news in Brooklyn.

 Fitness for Fido 

Go Fetch Run is a new fitness program created for you and Fido. It’s just like baby bootcamp but with your dog. People and their pets go to Prospect Park five days a week for a workout featuring cardio and strength training, which incorporates dogs. See these fit pets and people in action on Brooklyn News 12.

Photo by Chris Ozer

Dog Walker Busted for Burglary   

A Brooklyn dog walker was caught stealing from the homes of the dogs he walked. According to the New York Post, the walker stole nearly $190,000 worth of jewelry and trinkets from clients. The incidents were reported in five DUMBO condos. I wonder if this was the same dog walker busted for stealing in my building.

Cross Court and Pacific with Care

RIP Mambo, the poor puppy who was killed after being hit by a car while crossing Pacific Street at Court. The Brooklyn Eagle reports on this dangerous intersection that is subject to heavy traffic, poor sight lines and double-parked trucks. While the intersection does not meet federal guidelines for a traffic signal, Councilmember Steven Levin has created a petition to add one. Sign it today!  

Brooklyn Eagle photo by Trudy Whitman shows heavy traffic, poor sight lines and double-parked trucks at Court and Pacific.

Vinegar Hill Vets Expand to Brooklyn Heights

Brooklyn Heights Veterinary Group, a satellite clinic of Vinegar Hill Veterinary Group, is slated to open November 1st. The new clinic is located at 10 Columbia Place and will be available for scheduled and walk-in appointments Monday through Saturday.

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Brooklyn Dog News Round-up

January has been a busy month for Brooklyn dogs in the headlines. Here’s a round-up of recent stories to keep you up to speed on local dog news.

The Brooklyn Paper covers news of Pink Dogs Unite, an effort led by Tyra Bombetto to replace the pink gravel in the Pier Six Dog run with a non-staining surface.


Heights Veterinary Hospital closed its doors for good this month after a fifty year run. The Brooklyn Eagle shares news of Dr. Turoff’s sudden retirement and history of the practice.

Our condolences go to Andrea and the team at Rocco and Jezebel for Pets as they mourn the loss of Rocco. The beloved shop dog recently lost his battle with bone cancer. Read about his under dog to wonder dog story in the Brooklyn Heights Blog.


Scuffy, the Pekinese known for the attempted abduction from Sean Casey Animal Rescue found a forever home with the Tranchina family in Carroll Gardens. Read about it in the Brooklyn Eagle.


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