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Hey dog lovers, it's that time of year again! The Westminster Kennel Club 140th Annual Dog Show is just around the corner!

Just take a walk around the streets and parks of the city, and it’s easy to see that New Yorkers love their pets. But not everyone loves animals, of course—and this can be problematic when it comes to a board deciding if pets should be permitted in their building.

UPPER WEST SIDE — The co-op board of a luxury Upper West Side tower has instituted a doggy-discrimination policy that requires pet-owning residents to prove the breeds of their pooches, ruffled residents say.

I had the pleasure of attending a wonderful Best Friends Pop Up adoption event in Williamsburg on Sunday, June 7th. Best Friends Animal Society New York works collaboratively with city shelters, local animal welfare organizations, and individuals to save the lives of pets in shelters in New York City and the surrounding Tri-State area. As part of this work, Best Friends hosts adoption and fundraising events, and runs a lifesaving foster program in partnership with Animal Care & Control of NYC.

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Halstead Property collected more than 5,000 coats for New York Cares -- and found a referral, too

Beaches aren’t just a summer activity. You may be happily surprised to hear there are actually dog-friendly beaches within our neighborhoods.

At its core, the new Hyatt Centric lifestyle brand is designed for multi-tasking business and leisure travelers with things to do and places to go.


Something unique and interesting about this year’s show was that it took place in 2 different venues in Manhattan on Monday, February 16th  and Tuesday, February 17th. It was located at  Pier 94 & Pier 92. At pier 94 they hosted the Agility contest which was very exciting and fun to watch as numerous different breeds were commanded to maneuver through a challenging obstacle course. The dogs had to follow the course going through hoops, jumping Over objects, traversing through, Crawling through tunnels and rings.  It was incredible to watch the true agility of some of these precious and smart dogs. One could tell the hours that their trainers and (of course the dogs) put into Learning the various techniques.

To continue with the Westminster Dog show on Monday evening the Venue was held at Madison Square Garden.  The first event consisted of The Hounds; It truly was interesting to see the control That the Dog Trainer/Owner had.  (Yes, there was an inducement, THE TREATS). The precision in which the dogs pranced around was extremely fascinating to watch. 

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