Kids & Families

RUFF Visits North End Girl Scouts

On Wednesday, January 22, the North End dog group RUFF was invited to visit the North End/Charlestown Girl Scout Troop to discuss responsible pet ownership. Discussion questions included what dogs need every day, human foods dogs can’t eat, and a lively Q&A session. The girls were so knowledge on pet care and the importance of Read More…

Featured Photos & Videos

Dozens of Pets Attend Annual Blessing of the Animals on the Prado

Old North Church, with attendance from RUFF North End dog group, hosted their annual Blessing of the Animals on Sunday afternoon in honor of St. Francis Day. Dozens of pets, accompanied by their humans, congregated on the Prado to receive individual blessings from Rev. Ellie Terry and Rev. Stephen Ayres of Old North Church. A Read More…

Event Notices

Blessing of the Animals on Sunday, October 6

Join clergy and friends from the Old North Church along with RUFF on Sunday, October 6 at 1:30 p.m. in the Prado for the annual Blessing of the Animals in honor of St. Francis Day. All creatures great and small are welcome and will receive an individual blessing. We will gather for a short liturgy Read More…

Featured Meetings

Neighborhood Council Reports and Community Updates

The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) held its September 2019 meeting this week starting off with a number of notable reports and community updates. Watch the video below or skip to points of interest with the timeline. (00:17) Announcements from Vice President John Pregmon: The North End Street Sale will be taking place Read More…

Event Notices

Puppies and Politics at Prince St. Dog Park Sept. 12

Join District One City Councilor Lydia Edwards, representing the North End, Charlestown, and East Boston, for a meet and greet specifically for canines and their humans in the Prince Street Dog Park on Thursday, September 12 from 6pm – 7:30pm. Stop by to say hello or share your questions, comments, and concerns regarding all things Read More…

Featured Photos & Videos

Carnival of Dogs Brings Dozens of Pups to the Greenway

Carnival of Dogs returned to the Greenway’s North End Park on Saturday, attracting dozens of furry friends to the festivities. Presented by TD Bank, vendors offered a variety of dog-friendly activities such as pet caricatures, a smooch pooch booth and photo contest, prizes, free treats, and bandanas. Responsible Urbanites for Fido (RUFF) assisted with community Read More…

Community Featured

North End Dog Park Appears in Rover’s “Dog’s Day Out” Series

Rover, an online marketplace for pet services, named the North End dog park one of the best in Boston in a recent article about dog walking routes in the city. The series, “Dog’s Day Out,” features a 41-minute-long walk across Boston, starting at the Responsible Urbanites for Fido (RUFF) dog park on Prince Street. It Read More…

Community Featured Photos & Videos

RUFF Ice Cream Social in the North End Dog Park

The four-legged residents of the North End and their humans cooled off on an incredibly hot day with Responsible Urbanites for Fido (RUFF) by enjoying dog-friendly ice cream, provided by Crate Escape in Charlestown, in the North End dog park last week. Dozens of furry friends gathered in the park, spending an evening of rambunctious Read More…

Announcements

Prince Street Dog Park Closed During St. Anthony’s Feast

In an effort to keep the Prince Street Dog Park safe and free of vandalism, the park will be closed during St. Anthony’s Feast weekend – August 23 and 24. Over the last few summers, this park has been vandalized during feast weekends. Maintaining the park requires a lot of hard work, time, effort and Read More…