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  • Is Montana in Manhattan?

    Pet ProfileIs Montana in Manhattan?

    Hell's Kitchen - Midtown West, Manhattan, NY

    Is Montana in Manhattan?

    Yes! She is one of the dogs being walked by her guardian, Renee. She is a 15 year old Chow Chow mix dog. 

    Where did you get her?

    I got her from Northshore Anim [more...]

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  • Woodstock In Hell's Kitchen

    Pet ProfileWoodstock In Hell's Kitchen

    Hell's Kitchen - Midtown West, Manhattan, NY

    Woodstock In Hell's Kitchen

    Renee was walking her two dogs and one of them was Woodstock. Woodstock is a five year old, labrador mix.

    Renee described Woodstock, "He loves food. He loves to eat. He is obsessed wit [more...]

  • Hamsters - Little Rodents With Big Personalities

    Pet ProfileHamsters - Little Rodents With Big Personalities

    Upper West Side, Manhattan, NY

    Hamsters - Little Rodents With Big Personalities

    Hamsters are rodents that have stout bodies, short tails, furrry ears, stocky legs and wide feet. Although they are popular pets for kids, they are nocturnal by nature which doesn't fit well into a [more...]

  • TYPES OF POSTS:

      Pet Profile
    Funny, sweet and touching stories of pets and their guardians.
     
    Photo with Trivia
    Fun facts about the animal. Click the photo to enlarge.
     
    Pro Dog Walker
    Interview with a pro dog walker and their animal companion.
     
    For Adoption
    This adorable pet needs a permanent loving home.
     
    List
    List of pets with someting in common.
  • Crash Into Rhinos

    Animal Photo With TriviaCrash Into Rhinos

    A group of rhinos is called a crash. They are the second largest land mammal (after the elephant), and have thick, protective skin. Their horns are made from a protein called keratin, the same substance that fingernails and hair are made of.

    Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, IL

  • Isn't This A British Pudding?

    Animal Photo With TriviaIsn't This A British Pudding?

    The Spotted Dikkop has long legs and a brown-and-white speckled coat and can reach up to 18 inches in height.  Its camouflage colors make it difficult to spot in the grasslands where it lives.

    Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, IL

  • A Kangaroo Or A Short-eared Rabbit?

    Animal Photo With TriviaA Kangaroo Or A Short-eared Rabbit?

    The Patagonian Cavy may have hind legs akin to a kangaroo but it is closely related to a guinea pig. It is one of the few rodents that mate for life, pairs will travel everywhere together with the female in the lead and the male watching out for danger.

    Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, IL

  • Henry and Elouise At The Park

    Pet ProfileHenry and Elouise At The Park

    Lincoln Park, Chicago, IL

    Henry and Elouise At The Park

    While walking south at Lincoln Park, I saw a girl with her two cute puppies enjoying the nice sunny day. I approached her and learned that her name was Greer with her French bulldogs. She was kind [more...]

  • Though Shall Not Mess With My Golden Mane

    Animal Photo With TriviaThough Shall Not Mess With My Golden Mane

    Golden-headed Lion Tamarins are small primates named for their bright-gold mane surrounding their head. They spend most all of thier time in the trees, where they feed primarily on fruit and insects.

    Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, IL

  • Dwarf Crocodile

    Animal Photo With TriviaDwarf Crocodile

    The West African dwarf crocodile male can grow an average from 5 to 6 feet.  That is less than half the size of a saltwater crocodile which is 17 feet.

    Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, IL

  • Blue-tailed Monitor

    Animal Photo With TriviaBlue-tailed Monitor

    Blue Tailed Monitors will grow to between four and five feet. . They are usually black with yellow spots forming a banded or irregular pattern on the top surface of the body.

    Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, IL

  • A Black-necked Bird On Stilts

    Animal Photo With TriviaA Black-necked Bird On Stilts

    The black-necked stilts use their long, thin legs for wading in shallow waters while foraging for food. They use their partially webbed toes to help them swim in deeper water to search for marine invertebrates and insects.

    Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, IL

  • Meller's Chameleon

    Animal Photo With TriviaMeller's Chameleon

    Meller's Chameleon is one of the largest chameleon species and can grow up to two feet. They have independent moving eyes to easily spot insect prey.

    Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, IL

  • Unique Zebra Stripes

    Animal Photo With TriviaUnique Zebra Stripes

    Each zebra's stripes are as unique as fingerprints - no two are exactly alike.

    Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, IL

  • Ol' Blue Eyes Is In Chicago

    Pet ProfileOl' Blue Eyes Is In Chicago

    Lincoln Park, Chicago, IL

    Ol' Blue Eyes Is In Chicago

    On my way to the Lincoln Park Zoo, I saw this strikingly beautiful Siberian husky. I wasn't thinking of featuring a pet that day, but felt that I had to take at least some pictures of tha [more...]

  • Female Jambu Fruit Dove

    Animal Photo With TriviaFemale Jambu Fruit Dove

    A female jambu fruit dove has a light purple face and green chest.

    Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, IL

  • Male Jambu Fruit Dove

    Animal Photo With TriviaMale Jambu Fruit Dove

    A male jambu fruit dove has a crimson face and white chest displaying a pink patch near the throat

    Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, IL

  • Chillin' Chimp

    Animal Photo With TriviaChillin' Chimp

    Chimpanzees are one of our closest living relatives, because we share 95 to 98 percent of the same DNA!

    Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, IL

  • Black Tree Monitor

    Animal Photo With TriviaBlack Tree Monitor

    A black tree monitor has a long prehensive tail to help balance in the trees.

    Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, IL

  • You Can't Ride This Jaguar

    Animal Photo With TriviaYou Can't Ride This Jaguar

    The largest cat in the Americas, jaguars are solitary animals that live and hunt alone, except during mating season.

    Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, IL

  • The Interactive Charli 2.0

    Pet ProfileThe Interactive Charli 2.0

    Chelsea, Manhattan, NY

    The Interactive Charli 2.0

    Jacki loves animals. She has had cats, fighting fishes and a hamster named Charli. After her hamster died, Jacki was considering getting a bird; she was looking at a Sun Conure.  Her super has [more...]

  • G'day Bearded Dragon Mates

    Pet ProfileG'day Bearded Dragon Mates

    Upper West Side, Manhattan, NY

    G'day Bearded Dragon Mates

    Bearded dragons are only naturally found in Australia's desert regions. They were first introduced in the United States in the 1990s. Since then, they have become popular pet reptiles. The are [more...]

  • Furry Soft Chinchillas

    Pet ProfileFurry Soft Chinchillas

    Union Square, Manhattan, NY

    Furry Soft Chinchillas

    Chinchillas are cute rodents that have plush, soft coats of fur. They weigh around 1 to 1.5 pounds and can be up to a foot long. They have rounded ears and eyes on either side of a broad head. [more...]

  • Pet Profile"My Birds Saved My Life..."

    Lenox Hill, Manhattan, NY

    "My Birds Saved My Life..."

    While looking for birds to feature on this site, I joined the Parrot Playgroup Meetup. Pamela was hosting the next meetup so I emailed her and the organizers asking if I could interview them. Pamel [more...]

  • Two Weeks of Fun, Love & Goofiness So Far

    Pet ProfileTwo Weeks of Fun, Love & Goofiness So Far

    Union Square, Manhattan, NY

    Two Weeks of Fun, Love & Goofiness So Far

    Ally and her Australian Shepherd and Chow Chow mix animal companion were enjoying a nice day at the Union Square dog run.  

    How long have you had Hazel?

    [more...]

  • How About A Buddy Budgie (Parakeet)?

    Animal Photo With TriviaHow About A Buddy Budgie (Parakeet)?

    Union Square, Manhattan, NY

    How About A Buddy Budgie (Parakeet)?

    The Australian budgerigar, also known as "budgie" or English parakeet is probably the most common parakeet. Budgies are such wonderful birds that it seems every bird enthusiast has owned at le [more...]

  • Gerbils Thump Too!

    Animal Photo With TriviaGerbils Thump Too!

    Union Square, Manhattan, NY

    Gerbils Thump Too!

    Gerbils are very intelligent, entertaining animals that love to play. They are active both during the day and at night. They are very social and dependent on other gerbils to feel [more...]

  • I'll Eat My Own Kind

    Animal Photo With TriviaI'll Eat My Own Kind

    Kingsnakes will feed on just about anything. They will consume warm-blooded prey such as rodents and birds, as well as cold-blooded prey such as lizards and frogs (in addition to other snakes).

    Union Square, Manhattan, NY

  • Why Did We Stop?

    Pet ProfileWhy Did We Stop?

    Hell's Kitchen - Midtown West, Manhattan, NY

    Why Did We Stop?

    After weeks of cold and snow, a man and his dog were enjoying the first nice day on 43rd Street. I approached them and asked if I can photograph his English Springer Spaniel. The dog was supri [more...]

  • Beautiful Danger

    Animal Photo With TriviaBeautiful Danger

    Pterois or more commonly known as lionfish is strikingly beautiful with its flowing fins and colors - an array of up to 18 needle-like dorsal fins deliver a venom that can sting its prey.

    Union Square, Manhattan, NY

  • Canary In A Coal Mine

    Animal Photo With TriviaCanary In A Coal Mine

    Early coal mines did not feature ventilation systems, so miners would bring a caged yellow canary into new coal seams. Canaries are especially sensitive to methane and carbon monoxide, which made them ideal for detecting any dangerous gas build-ups. As long as the bird kept singing, the miners knew their air supply was safe. A dead canary signaled an immediate evacuation.

    Union Square, Manhattan, NY

  • Not Your Car Insurance Leopard Gecko

    Animal Photo With TriviaNot Your Car Insurance Leopard Gecko

    Union Square, Manhattan, NY

    Not Your Car Insurance Leopard Gecko

    Leopard Geckos are one of the most popular lizard pets. They are hardy, easy to maintain, require little space, and have long life spans which make them a perfect companion fo [more...]

  • Rhodesian Ridgeback

    Animal Photo With TriviaRhodesian Ridgeback

    The Rhodesian Ridgeback is a large, muscular hound. Rhodesian ridgebacks are loyal, intelligent, and somewhat aloof to strangers.

    Union Square, Manhattan, NY

  • Green Anole Lizard

    Animal Photo With TriviaGreen Anole Lizard

    The green anole makes a good beginner reptile. While predominantly known to be green, anoles will often change to brown hues depending on their mood and temperature rather than to camouflage with their surroundings.

    Union Square, Manhattan, NY

  • Yellow Tang

    Animal Photo With TriviaYellow Tang

    The yellow tang is a standard fish for salt-water aquariums. It is hardy, fairly resistant to disease, and in general a good citizen for either a fish-only or reef aquarium.

    Union Square, Manhattan, NY

    Yellow Tang

    Tangs are also called surgeon fish due to the scalpel-like spine at the base of its tail. The territorial tang will swipe its tail at a target as a means of defense. It is a radiant canary yel [more...]

  • Twelve TOP DOGS Of 2014

    ListTwelve TOP DOGS Of 2014

    Central Park West Side, Manhattan, NY

    Twelve TOP DOGS Of 2014

    Since the site launched last August, we have featured 108 dogs in 2014.

    After tallying the page hits, facebook likes and other social media, we came up with the Top 12 Dogs of 2014.

    [more...]

  • Alex The Adorable Parrot

    Pet ProfileAlex The Adorable Parrot

    Melrose, The Bronx, NY

    Alex The Adorable Parrot

    The idea of featuring parrots for their ability to talk and mimic sounds has made me enthusiastic.  I found this parrot play group on MeetUp.com and I immediately contacted [more...]

  • Madame Curie The Sociable Snake

    Pet ProfileMadame Curie The Sociable Snake

    Melrose, The Bronx, NY

    Madame Curie The Sociable Snake

    Originally, I was going to interview Thomas about his pet parrot Alex.  And then, he mentioned in his email that he has a pet ball python too.  I thought that would be interesting to see [more...]

  • Margo and John Complement Each Other

    Pet ProfileMargo and John Complement Each Other

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan, NY

    Margo and John Complement Each Other

    John with his animal friend Margo seemed happy after getting out of the dog run.  I asked him if I could take a photo of Margo to be featured on this site and he was happy [more...]

  • Willy Likes Chasing Birds

    Pet ProfileWilly Likes Chasing Birds

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan, NY

    Willy Likes Chasing Birds

    When I was interviewing a man and his dog Willy, he started chasing a squirrel until it climbed on a fence.

    What is Willy's breed?

    He's half German shepherd an [more...]

  • Don't Cross The Mason-Dixon Line!

    Pet ProfileDon't Cross The Mason-Dixon Line!

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan, NY

    Don't Cross The Mason-Dixon Line!

    There are two adjacent dog runs at Clinton DeWitt Park. The bigger one is for medium to large dogs while the other one is for small dogs.

    One day at the small dog run, there was only one la [more...]

  • Obedient Teddy (Update)

    Pet ProfileObedient Teddy (Update)

    Hell's Kitchen - Midtown West, Manhattan, NY

    Obedient Teddy (Update)

    UPDATE:  January 24, 2015

    After meeting over a hundred pets and their owners, I've seen some of them on the streets.  But this time, at a different dog park, I wa [more...]

  • Benji, The Basenji and Cybele The Other Basenji

    Pet ProfileBenji, The Basenji and Cybele The Other Basenji

    Central Park West Side, Manhattan, NY

    Benji, The Basenji and Cybele The Other Basenji

    Hepi was walking her two Basenjis on a cold winter day at Central Park. 

    Were they both adopted?

    Benji was adopted. I got him in 2000 from a shelter. Cybe [more...]

  • Tallula Is Freezing

    Animal Photo With TriviaTallula Is Freezing

    Poodles shed very little of their fur and tend to be odorless. So if you have a sensitive nose, you might want to consider this dog.

    Central Park West Side, Manhattan, NY

  • She Who Shall Not Be Named

    Pet ProfileShe Who Shall Not Be Named

    Central Park West Side, Manhattan, NY

    She Who Shall Not Be Named

    Winter time in Central Park, I approached a lady and asked her if I can take a photo of her dog. And she said, "You can try, but she is not friendly." And as soon as I stooped down to take the [more...]

  • Riley Just Wants To Play With The Ball

    Pet ProfileRiley Just Wants To Play With The Ball

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan, NY

    Riley Just Wants To Play With The Ball

    Michelle was on her way to take Riley to the dog park. Riley is a five year old bluenose pitbull.

    Where did you get Riley?

    She's a rescue from the shelter, four yea [more...]

  • Nancy Is Always Looking For Trouble

    Pet ProfileNancy Is Always Looking For Trouble

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan, NY

    Nancy Is Always Looking For Trouble

    Nancy and her Pomeranian named Trouble were enjoying the cool day in the dog park. 

    May I ask why you got a dog?

    I've always had a dog. And the last one I [more...]

  • Smooth Like Jameson Whiskey!

    Pet ProfileSmooth Like Jameson Whiskey!

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan, NY

    Smooth Like Jameson Whiskey!

    Gabriel was with Jameson, a Pug and Boston Terrier mix, when I asked to interview them.

    Was he adopted?

    No, he was bought, down at Christopher Street. My girl saw h [more...]

  • I Celebrate My Birthday The Same Day As My Brother's

    Pet ProfileI Celebrate My Birthday The Same Day As My Brother's

    Guest Pet from Oakland, CA.

    Piedmont, Oakland, CA

    I Celebrate My Birthday The Same Day As My Brother's

    Where did you get Gino?

    We got him from the Annual Bay Area Pet Fair in 2012. There was a booth for an animal rescue group called DPS Rescue and they were kind enough to le [more...]

  • Dax is Very Sweet And Very Feisty.

    Pet ProfileDax is Very Sweet And Very Feisty.

    Guest Pet from Oakland, CA

    Piedmont, Oakland, CA

    Dax is Very Sweet And Very Feisty.

    How did you know that Dax was the right pet for you?

    I grew up with as much as 13 dogs at one time but I never had a small breed dog. We live in a small apartment and a sma [more...]

  • The Three Little Guinea Pigs

    Animal Photo With TriviaThe Three Little Guinea Pigs

    Guinea pigs are vegetarians and love hay and fresh vegetables.

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan, NY

  • Marty McFly is Back To The Present

    Pet ProfileMarty McFly is Back To The Present

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan, NY

    Marty McFly is Back To The Present

    Elena was happy and proud to talk about her Australian Terrier friend Marty. 

    Why did you name him Marty?

    Like Marty McFly in Back To The Future movi [more...]

  • Best Bud Pugs

    Pet ProfileBest Bud Pugs

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan, NY

    Best Bud Pugs

    These two pugs are best buds.  The black one is Hamilton and the other one is Finn.  Hamilton is a snuggler and very sweet, and Finn is goofy.

    They both love to be out a [more...]

  • Toto and Paul are Codependent

    Pet ProfileToto and Paul are Codependent

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan, NY

    Toto and Paul are Codependent

    Elke had three small dogs with her but it was nice of her to sit down for an interview about her animal companions.

    I learned that the beige shaggy dog is Toto, the chihuahua is Paul and&nb [more...]

  • Muggsy is Feisty

    Pet ProfileMuggsy is Feisty

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan, NY

    Muggsy is Feisty

    Liz just finished letting her Boston terrier play at the dog park, when I asked them for an interview.

    Why did you name him Muggsy?

    After Muggsy Bogues, & [more...]

  • Energetic Miles is Conveniently Quiet

    Pet ProfileEnergetic Miles is Conveniently Quiet

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan, NY

    Energetic Miles is Conveniently Quiet

    Justin and his dog companion Miles, let me interview them after getting out of the dog run at DeWitt Clinton Park.

    Why did you name him Miles?

    I just kinda lik [more...]

  • Nanook Brought A Couple Together And Now Part Of A Growing Family

    Pet ProfileNanook Brought A Couple Together And Now Part Of A Growing Family

    Rego Park, Queens, NY

    Nanook Brought A Couple Together And Now Part Of A Growing Family

    Thanksgiving Day 2014 - I had a chance to catch up with my cousin Darren and his wife Emalyn.  During our chat, I decided to feature their family pet Nanook, a teacup Maltese.

    [more...]

  • See The Daily Show With Jon Stewart and then Get a Dog-walking Job

    Professional Dog WalkerSee The Daily Show With Jon Stewart and then Get a Dog-walking Job

    Hell's Kitchen - Midtown West, Manhattan, NY

    See The Daily Show With Jon Stewart and then Get a Dog-walking Job

    Kristen, a professional dog walker was walking Cornelius. He is a 1-year old Boston Terrier and Schnauzer mix.

    So what's Cornelius like?

    He is a puppy, into e [more...]

  • Gizmo Is Not a Gremlin

    Pet ProfileGizmo Is Not a Gremlin

    Hell's Kitchen - Midtown West, Manhattan, NY

    Gizmo Is Not a Gremlin

    Will was walking his schnauzer on 9th Ave., when I asked if I can feature them.

    What's his name?

    Gizmo

    Gizmo from Gremlins?

    Ye [more...]

  • Chester Needs a Home Where She is the Only Cat.

    Pet for AdoptionChester Needs a Home Where She is the Only Cat.

    Inwood, Manhattan, NY

    Chester Needs a Home Where She is the Only Cat.

    I found Chester one night while walking home. A man was walking behind me and noticed her too. She walked up to me and just stood looking at me like, "Well, what now?" The man asked if it was my ca [more...]

  • Russo and Duffy Help Keep NYC Safe

    Pet ProfileRusso and Duffy Help Keep NYC Safe

    Battery Park City, Manhattan, NY

    Russo and Duffy Help Keep NYC Safe

    At Staten Island Ferry Terminal, there were two security guards with dogs. I inquired about the dogs and one guard told me that their names are Russo and Duffy. Both are English Labradors [more...]

  • Feed The Squirrel Instead

    Animal Photo With TriviaFeed The Squirrel Instead

    A man was trying to hand-feed the seagulls and pigeons at Battery Park, but none of them came to take the seed in his hand.  Then he saw a squirrel who was watching him. He gave the seed to the squirrel instead.

    Squirrels are trusting animals, and are one of the few wild animals that will eat out of a person’s hand.

    Battery Park City, Manhattan, NY

  • Birdie is On Par With The Nicest Dogs in NYC

    Pet ProfileBirdie is On Par With The Nicest Dogs in NYC

    Financial District, Manhattan, NY

    Birdie is On Par With The Nicest Dogs in NYC

    While getting out of the dog park, I asked Nicole if I could interview her about her dog companion Birdie.

    Why did you call her Birdie?

    'Cause my husband and I are [more...]

  • A Ninja With A Separation Anxiety

    Pet ProfileA Ninja With A Separation Anxiety

    Financial District, Manhattan, NY

    A Ninja With A Separation Anxiety

    Shawn and his Siba Inu, Ninja were about to enter the dog park when I approached them for an interview. 

    Why did you name him Ninja?

    That's the name he came wi [more...]

  • A Seagull in Battery Park

    Animal Photo With TriviaA Seagull in Battery Park

    Seagulls have special glands which eliminate excess salt from the body. That is why they are one of the rare animals that can drink salt water.

    Financial District, Manhattan, NY

  • Archie and Anastacia

    Pet ProfileArchie and Anastacia

    Financial District, Manhattan, NY

    Archie and Anastacia

    Anastacia and her pet Archie, just got out of the dog park when I asked if I could feature them here.

    She said that she wasn't even thinking of getting a dog and she saw a picture of a [more...]

  • Roxy Was In a Movie!

    Pet ProfileRoxy Was In a Movie!

    Riverside Park, Upper West Side, Manhattan, NY

    Roxy Was In a Movie!

    With just a glance, you can tell that Roberta and her animal companion, Roxy have developed a strong bond throughout the years.

    What is Roxy like?

    Sh [more...]

  • All About Eve

    Pet ProfileAll About Eve

    Financial District, Manhattan, NY

    All About Eve

    When I first met Eve in one of the many parties hosted by Lynn and Ric, she was barking at me for attention while I was sitting on a couch. When I smiled and said hi, it wasn't enough so she j [more...]

  • Franz Is Not An SNL Character

    Pet ProfileFranz Is Not An SNL Character

    Riverside Park, Upper West Side, Manhattan, NY

    Franz Is Not An SNL Character

    An Austrian American lady was walking her animal companion and she was nice enough to stop, in order for me to take pictures of her dog.

    What breed is he?

    [more...]

  • This Schnoodle Likes To Canoodle

    Pet ProfileThis Schnoodle Likes To Canoodle

    Riverside Park, Upper West Side, Manhattan, NY

    This Schnoodle Likes To Canoodle

    Sammy was walking his dog Voodoo when I met them. Then another dog walked by, she started wagging her tail and was circling him.

    Is Voodoo a schnauzer?< [more...]

  • Theodora The Sweet Pomeranian

    Pet ProfileTheodora The Sweet Pomeranian

    Riverside Park, Upper West Side, Manhattan, NY

    Theodora The Sweet Pomeranian

    Some dogs are very trusting and friendly off-the-bat, even with strangers. A lady was walking her pomeranian towards my direction and I squat down to say hi. She immediately put her [more...]

  • Sofia Loves To Fetch and Kiss

    Pet ProfileSofia Loves To Fetch and Kiss

    Riverside Park, Upper West Side, Manhattan, NY

    Sofia Loves To Fetch and Kiss

    Luis was kind to let me interview him about his pets. He was walking Sofia and Carlo when I asked if I can feature his animal companions for NYCLovesPets.com, he replied "Come follow me, I want to [more...]

  • Do You Smooch Your Pooch?

    Pet ProfileDo You Smooch Your Pooch?

    Riverside Park, Upper West Side, Manhattan, NY

    Do You Smooch Your Pooch?

    Luis placed his dogs on the bench, and then Sofia started kissing him. Carlo seemed jealous but eagerly awaits for his turn to kiss his guardian.

    What breed is Carlo?

    [more...]

  • Cobi is a Schnauzer

    Animal Photo With TriviaCobi is a Schnauzer

    Schnauzer comes from the German word for "snout", because of the dog's distinctively bearded snout.

    Riverside Park, Upper West Side, Manhattan, NY

  • Two Opposite Mini Dachshunds

    Pet ProfileTwo Opposite Mini Dachshunds

    Riverside Park, Upper West Side, Manhattan, NY

    Two Opposite Mini Dachshunds

    A nice lady was walking her two miniature dachshunds at Riverside Park, when I stopped them to feature on this blog. I learned that the smaller one is Norma and she is 9 years old. Sophie is only 1 [more...]

  • Sammi Has a Strange Way of Doing Her Business

    Pet ProfileSammi Has a Strange Way of Doing Her Business

    Upper West Side, Manhattan, NY

    Sammi Has a Strange Way of Doing Her Business

    Lily was waiting outside a deli with her toy poodle. 

    Is she a miniature poodle?

    A toy poodle.

    What's she like?

    She' [more...]

  • Gioia Brings Joy

    Pet ProfileGioia Brings Joy

    Flat Iron District, Manhattan, NY

    Gioia Brings Joy

    While walking at Madison Square park, Andrew agreed to be interviewed about his Boston terrier animal companion.

    What is her name?

    Her name is Gioia. It means [more...]

  • Riley, The Valiant Morkie!

    Pet ProfileRiley, The Valiant Morkie!

    Flat Iron District, Manhattan, NY

    Riley, The Valiant Morkie!

    Shannon and her pet Riley just got out of the Jemmy’s dog run at Madison Square Park, when she agreed to be featured.

    What breed is he?

    He's a morkie. (M [more...]

  • Batman is an Australian Shepherd

    Pet ProfileBatman is an Australian Shepherd

    Despite its name, the breed was not developed in Australia, but rather on ranches in the western United States.

    Flat Iron District, Manhattan, NY

  • The Duchess of Belleville, NJ

    Pet ProfileThe Duchess of Belleville, NJ

    Belleville, North NJ

    The Duchess of Belleville, NJ

    Milos adopted a rescue tabby cat from an organization based in Queens, NY.
    She named her Duchess.

    Why did you name her Duchess?

    I think cats are royalty. My pr [more...]

  • Bosley Is A Goofball!

    Pet ProfileBosley Is A Goofball!

    Chelsea, Manhattan, NY

    Bosley Is A Goofball!

    Joel was walking his pug Bosley on 32nd Street, when I stopped them for an interview.

    Why did you name him Bosley?

    His face just looks like a Bosley. He just has a [more...]

  • Sly, The Nicest Chihuahua

    Pet ProfileSly, The Nicest Chihuahua

    Pier 84 Dog Run, Hells Kitchen, Manhattan, NY

    Sly, The Nicest Chihuahua

    Riccardo was walking his chihuahua, Sly at Pier 84, when I met them. He is from Italy originally. It was clear that he was very proud of his animal companion, while he answered a few questions [more...]

  • Nene Is My Brother And We're The Same Age

    Pet ProfileNene Is My Brother And We're The Same Age

    Central Park West Side, Manhattan, NY

    Nene Is My Brother And We're The Same Age

    Jenny and her son Edwin were walking their Pekingese dog, named Nene.

    How old is he?

    Let see. I got him when he was born (pointing at his son), so he is 1 [more...]

  • Do You Walk Your Roommate's Dogs?

    Pet ProfileDo You Walk Your Roommate's Dogs?

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan, NY

    Do You Walk Your Roommate's Dogs?

    June was walking her roommate's pugs Java and Marvin.

    What are they like?

    Java is enthusiastic. Marvin is just lazy.

    I asked if she wanted to be in the phot [more...]

  • Emma is a German Shepherd Mix

    Pet ProfileEmma is a German Shepherd Mix

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan, NY

  • I Ain't Afraid of No Ghost!

    Pet ProfileI Ain't Afraid of No Ghost!

    Central Park West Side, Manhattan, NY

    I Ain't Afraid of No Ghost!

    Muhammad and his animal companion Ghost just got out of Clinton DeWitt dog run when I asked them for an interview. He was waiting for his friend [more...]

  • Your Royal Highness Rani Waffles!

    Pet ProfileYour Royal Highness Rani Waffles!

    Central Park West Side, Manhattan, NY

    Your Royal Highness Rani Waffles!

    Uj was exiting the dog run for small dogs with her Lhasa Apso puppy. 

    What is your dog's name?

    My pet's name is Rani Waffles. Rani in my language (Hindi) means [more...]

  • He Micro-whines and She's Misunderstood!

    Pet ProfileHe Micro-whines and She's Misunderstood!

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan, NY

    He Micro-whines and She's Misunderstood!

    On his way home from the dog run, I met Alex and his two dogs, Woody and Sadie. They are both from a shelter.

    What are their personalities like?

    Sadie is afrai [more...]

  • We Grew Up Together

    Pet ProfileWe Grew Up Together

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan, NY

    We Grew Up Together

    I was going back home, when I saw a young man sitting on the front seat of a car with the door wide open and a dog chilling on the other side.  I learned that his name is Chris and t [more...]

  • Pablo is a World Traveler

    Pet ProfilePablo is a World Traveler

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan, NY

    Pablo is a World Traveler

    A guy was walking his cairn terrier, Pablo at Clinton DeWitt Park.

    How old is he what is he like?

    Two years old. He is fun, fearless, tenacious and indepe [more...]

  • Max is Dog-minded

    Pet ProfileMax is Dog-minded

    Financial District, Manhattan, NY

    Max is Dog-minded

    Max was adopted 10 years ago by Tim.

    Why did you name him Max?

    I adopted two cats, a boy and a girl. I couldn't think of a name and there was ar estaurant chai [more...]

  • I May Be High Maintenance But I Am Loved!

    Pet ProfileI May Be High Maintenance But I Am Loved!

    Financial District, Manhattan, NY

    I May Be High Maintenance But I Am Loved!

    Tim adopted Sunshine in Columbus, Ohio six years ago.

    Where did you get Sunshine?

    I got her from a shelter in Columbus called Save Our Pets. She's always been [more...]

  • Charlie The English Springer Spaniel

    Pet ProfileCharlie The English Springer Spaniel

    The term springer comes from the historic hunting role, where the dog would "spring" (flush) birds into the air.

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan, NY

  • We're Meant To Be Together

    Pet ProfileWe're Meant To Be Together

    Pier 84 Dog Run, Hells Kitchen, Manhattan, NY

    We're Meant To Be Together

    Shanon and her pet Argo was at the Pier 84 Dog run, when I interviewed them. I learned that Shanon always had a dog while growing up in Iowa.  She and her boyfriend moved to New York City [more...]

  • Great Addition To Your Life!

    Pet ProfileGreat Addition To Your Life!

    Pier 84 Dog Run, Hells Kitchen, Manhattan, NY

    Great Addition To Your Life!

    Iris took her two dogs Bella and Iggy to the Pier 84 dog run. She was enthusiatic to be interviewed about her pets. 

    Where did you get the names for your pets?

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  • Lady Is The Cutest Dog I've Ever Seen

    Pet ProfileLady Is The Cutest Dog I've Ever Seen

    Pier 84 Dog Run, Hells Kitchen, Manhattan, NY

    Lady Is The Cutest Dog I've Ever Seen

    A little over a year ago, Adam adopted a rescue dog.  She is a Chihuahua and a Basenji mix.

    What's Lady like, what's her personality?

    She's extremely outgoing [more...]

  • The Return of Yoda

    Pet ProfileThe Return of Yoda

    Papillon means butterfly in French. These dog breeds have large ears and well fringed, giving them a butterfly wing-like appearance.

    This dog's name is Yoda.
    May the ears be with you!

    Pier 84 Dog Run, Hells Kitchen, Manhattan, NY

  • Playful, Pleasant & Pretty Penelope

    Pet ProfilePlayful, Pleasant & Pretty Penelope

    Astoria, Queens, NY

    Playful, Pleasant & Pretty Penelope

    Once upon a time, Barry adopted a very pretty American Staffordshire Terrier.

    How did you know she was the right pet for you?

    When I went to pet her and she laid do [more...]

  • Lucky, The Lucky & Laid Back Cat!

    Pet ProfileLucky, The Lucky & Laid Back Cat!

    Astoria, Queens, NY

    Lucky, The Lucky & Laid Back Cat!

    Barry has a 17-year-old male cat named Lucky. He was adopted from a shelter sometime in March of 1999.

    How did you know he was the right pet for you?

    When I me [more...]

  • Meet Lucky and Yogi

    Pet ProfileMeet Lucky and Yogi

    Central Park West Side, Manhattan, NY

    Meet Lucky and Yogi

    Roberta was walking her dogs, Lucky (black lab) and Yogi (corgi mix) in Central Park East, one day. 

    What's Lucky like?

    Lucky likes food. He's very v [more...]

  • Becky, The Noble Therapy Dog

    Pet ProfileBecky, The Noble Therapy Dog

    Riverside Park, Upper West Side, Manhattan, NY

    Becky, The Noble Therapy Dog

    Sunny and her energetic American cocker spaniel, Becky were putting on a show. Becky was on her hind legs while jumping and turning. It was fun to watch the amazing rapport they have. I w [more...]