Dog Fair in Central Park!

Posted by on Oct 12, 2017 in Children, Community, Events, Family, Other, Parks, pets, Pets

“My Dog Loves Central Park Fair”

This free dog fair in Central Park is happening October 21st at the Naumburg Bandshell (mid-Park at 72nd Street).

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Playground Pups: The Upper West Side’s Premiere Dog Facility

Posted by on Sep 9, 2016 in Community, Convenience Services, Convenience Services, Family, Giving Back, Local Business, Local Services, Locals, Other, pets, Pets

Playground Pups, A “neighborhood hangout for your dog” has rapidly become the top choice of daycare facilities for many of the Upper West Side’s dogs.  The staff are experts in treating our furry friends with the love and affection that they deserve. The facility is now offering a free introductory half-day to all dogs who are at least 4 months old. Read below to find out what makes Playground Pups such a treat to dogs and dog lovers alike. Paws up!

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“Wildlife” – by Kat Grant

Posted by in Community, Parks, Pets

Check out these great pics by NYC photographer Kat Grant, and for more of her work covering the Upper West Side and all of NYC, check out her Instagram now!

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Upper West Side Pet Stores

Posted by on Mar 8, 2016 in Other, pets, Pets

Greetings, fellow pet owners of NYC!  Our neighborhood is great for the dogs, isn’t it?  With Central and Riverside Parks, plus the amazing brownstone blocks, it might be as close as we can get to a suburban life right here in NYC!  Here are a few of my personal favorite Upper West Side pet stores.

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105th Street Dog Run

Posted by on Feb 29, 2016 in Other, Parks, Pets

The 105th Street Dog Run is where I usually take Frankie.  This is really a beautiful and picturesque part of Riverside Park.  It’s open all year long and I’ve met many new friends here.  The run is always well stocked with plastic bags, water, and boasts lots of open space with separate runs for big and small dogs.  In the summer months, I’ll often go to the Ellington on the Park which is lovely outdoor bar, with umbrellas, great cocktails and sometimes live music (on the lower level).
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72nd Street Dog Run

Posted by in Community, Other, Parks, Pets

You’ll see the 72nd Street Dog Run as soon as you enter the southernmost entrance of Riverside Park. We’ve had lots of fun days here.  One great thing about it is that there’s a separate run for big and small dogs, which helps me keep my little guy safe from danger (he’s usually the instigator).

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