The Pet’s Vet: New Veterinary Clinic Near Boston’s North End

The Pet’s Vet, a veterinary clinic offering general medicine and tailored care, has opened at 225 Friend Street in the Bulfinch Triangle. The clinic offers services in identifying and treating illnesses, behavioral medicine, and senior care. They can assist with international health certificates for your pet, medication and prescriptions, dentistry, surgery, and end of life Read More…

Event Notices

North End Yappy Hour – Moved to May 31

Note: Due to weather, moved from May 29 to the 31st, Friday. Brought to you by: RUFF North End, Absolut Vodka, Battery Wharf Hotel, and Polka Dog Bakery, North End Yappy Hour is finally back! Bring your furry friends for Wednesday Yappy Hour to the Battery Wharf Hotel Outdoor Patio at 5:30pm. Our first monthly event Read More…

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6th Annual Halloween Pet Parade & Costume Contest Oct. 27

The sixth annual Halloween Pet Parade and Costume Contest will be held on Saturday, October 27 at 12:00 p.m. at the West End of Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Dress your pet in their cutest, most creative Halloween costume and head over to Faneuil Hall for a parade followed by prizes and activities! Pet owners are invited to join Read More…

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Howl-O-Ween! Pet Costume Contest on October 28

Join RE/MAX Luxury Living at their first Howl-O-Ween! A pet costume contest on October 28th from 12-1:30pm, located at 46 Cross St. Boston, MA 02113. Bring your furry friend in their favorite costume for a chance to win great prizes!!! *Sponsored Post* Contact us at to have your event, business, non-profit or announcement featured in a Sponsored Post.

Community People

Dog Show Winners Bring Home the Bacon

Article by Maria Ciampa and Photos by Michele Morgan Loyal human supporters and their pet companions participated in six categories at the Second Annual RUFF Fundraiser Dog Show that kept us smiling and laughing! BRING HOME THE BACON! Yeah, for all our mutts and purebreds who support RUFF’s efforts! Thanks to all our participants both human Read More…

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Creatures, Large and Small, Come to Annual Blessing of the Animals

Old North Church hosted Sunday’s annual Blessing of the Animals ceremony bringing all sorts of pets and humans to the Prado, Paul Revere Mall, in Boston’s North End. The service commemorates the life of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals. Rev. Steve Ayers and Rev. Ellie Terry of the Old North Church, gave readings from scripture and prayers Read More…

Arts & Culture

Blessing of the Animals Set for Sunday, October 2nd at 1:30 PM on the Prado

Join clergy and friends from the Old North Church and RUFF for our annual Blessings of the Animals, in honor of St. Francis Day. This year’s blessing will be on Sunday, October 2nd at 1:30 pm (note the earlier time this year) in the Prado (Paul Revere Mall). All creatures great and small are welcome!  All Read More…


RUFF Receives $25,000 Grant to Help Build Permanent Dog Park

Responsible Urbanites for Fido (R.U.F.F) has landed another milestone in their fundraising efforts to complete the buildout of their permanent dog park in the DiFilippo (Gassy) Playground. Recently, the group was selected as the Northeast Region winner of “Bark for your Park,” a program brought by PetSafe that awards grants to help create safe, off-leash areas for pets and Read More…