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  • Leo The Sociable Cat

    Pet ProfileLeo The Sociable Cat

    Central Park West Side, Manhattan, NYC

    Leo The Sociable Cat

    My friend Heather has fostered a few stray cats that she found in her neighborhood. Her friend Rebecca adopted Leo, one of her rescued cats. Five years later, I was in Rebe [more...]

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  • Gizmo, The Kitten No One Wanted

    Pet ProfileGizmo, The Kitten No One Wanted

    Central Park West Side, Manhattan, NYC

    Gizmo, The Kitten No One Wanted

    Heather set up to meet her friend Rebecca who has two cats.  When I got to Rebecca's apartment, there was only one cat and it's not Gizmo. According to her, Gizmo usually just stay hidden [more...]

  • Pure Love That A Dog Gives You

    Pet ProfilePure Love That A Dog Gives You

    Central Park West Side, Manhattan, NYC

    Pure Love That A Dog Gives You

    Kent and his dog companion Dingo seemed content and a happy after walking out of the dog run at DeWitt Clinton.


    So Kent why did you name him Dingo?

    Just becau [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.
     
    Professional Services
    A feature on professionals working with animals.
     
    For Adoption
    This adorable pet needs a permanent loving home.
     
    List
    List of pets with someting in common.
  • It's Super Timmy and Her Poodle Mom!

    Pet ProfileIt's Super Timmy and Her Poodle Mom!

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan, NYC

    It's Super Timmy and Her Poodle Mom!

    Timmy, a teacup-sized poodle was walking gracefully with her pet mom Lori.
    They were on their way to the dog park.


    How old is Timmy?

    A year and a half.[more...]

  • Mia Stole Their Hearts

    Pet ProfileMia Stole Their Hearts

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan, NYC

    Mia Stole Their Hearts

    Adam, his girlfriend and their cute Pomeranian puppy named Mia looked like they were having a nice time at the dog park. I couldn't resist asking if I could feature them for this site. Adam ag [more...]

  • Mucho Gusto Lucas

    Pet ProfileMucho Gusto Lucas

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan, NYC

    Mucho Gusto Lucas

    Sometimes I would meet dog parents who barely can speak English. Like today, I saw a lady and her adorable miniature pinscher were about to go to the dog run. I approached and a [more...]

  • Super Adorable Blue

    Pet ProfileSuper Adorable Blue

    Central Park West Side, Manhattan, NYC

    Super Adorable Blue

    Meet Blue, a pomeranian.  His owner, Diego was in hurry but was kind enough to answer some questions.


    How old is he?

    He's 10 months old


    [more...]

  • Samoyed Are One Of The Oldest Dog Breeds

    Animal Photo With TriviaSamoyed Are One Of The Oldest Dog Breeds

    Scientific testing have proven that Samoyeds are the oldest and genetically closest to wolves. They are thousands of years old and come from the spitz breed that originated in Asia.

    Central Park West Side, Manhattan, NYC

  • Sits N Wiggles

    Professional ServicesSits N Wiggles

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan, NYC

    Sits N Wiggles

    The day I met them at Clinton DeWitt Park, Ferdie was training Bella a labradoodle. Ferdie owns Sits N Wiggles a professional dog training business that serves New York City, Riverda [more...]

  • Labradoodle Having Oodles of Fun

    Pet ProfileLabradoodle Having Oodles of Fun

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan, NYC

    Labradoodle Having Oodles of Fun

    I approached a lady with her wavy-furred dog as they were stepping out of the small dog run. Her name is Julie and her furry friend is Bella.


    What breed is Bella?
    [more...]

  • Brownie Loves Chicken!

    Pet ProfileBrownie Loves Chicken!

    Grove St. Area, Jersey City, NJ

    Brownie Loves Chicken!

    After doing an errand in the Grove Street area pf Jersey City, I saw a woman walking a beautiful brown dog. I approached her and learned that the dog's name is Brownie and she is Amy.

    [more...]

  • Ziggy is From Guatemala

    Pet ProfileZiggy is From Guatemala

    Madison Square Park, Manhattan, NYC

    Ziggy is From Guatemala

    While walking through Madison Square Park, I saw a lady and her captivating black dog just getting out of the dog park. Her name is Natalie and her mini schnauzer is named Ziggy.  She was kind [more...]

  • Dog Walk For  A Cause

    Pet ProfileDog Walk For A Cause

    Financial District, Manhattan, NYC

    Dog Walk For A Cause

    It was a busy crowded day on South Street and there was some sort of a walk for a cause. I saw a man and his dog wearing a purple and white scarf. I came up to them and introduced myself. I found o [more...]

  • Monster Alien Dog

    Pet ProfileMonster Alien Dog

    Financial District, Manhattan, NYC

    Monster Alien Dog

    When Will and his dog pal Abi stepped out from the dog run they appear to have a good vibe. Abi was very friendly but also hyper. She kept walking closer to me when I try t [more...]

  • Oso Was On TV!

    Pet ProfileOso Was On TV!

    Pier 84 Dog Run, Hells Kitchen, Manhattan, NYC

    Oso Was On TV!

    Another great day in NYC when I met Joe and his dog Oso at Pier 84 Dog Park.


    How old is Oso and what breed?

    He's eight. He's a Shepherd and a Lab. He was a [more...]

  • Rush In The City

    Pet ProfileRush In The City

    Pier 84 Dog Run, Hells Kitchen, Manhattan, NYC

    Rush In The City

    Huskies are strikingly handsome dogs. Joe was just stepping out of the dog run near the Intrepid Museum, when I asked if I can feature his Husky on this site.  I found out that the dog's [more...]

  • Franklin Is Having A Blast

    Pet ProfileFranklin Is Having A Blast

    Pier 84 Dog Run, Hells Kitchen, Manhattan, NYC

    Franklin Is Having A Blast

    Another gorgeous day in New York City and at the Pier 84 dog run, I noticed one dog that was spunky and having a blast. He also stood out because he had a nice golden brown fur, while most of [more...]

  • I Look Like My Predecessor, But...

    Pet ProfileI Look Like My Predecessor, But...

    Pier 84 Dog Run, Hells Kitchen, Manhattan, NYC

    I Look Like My Predecessor, But...

    A couple with their chihuahua named TJ was on their way to the Pier 84 dog run, when I stopped to interview them. The man placed the dog on the bench so I could photograph him. But TJ was so e [more...]

  • National Dog of Holland

    Pet ProfileNational Dog of Holland

    Times Square - Midtown West, Manhattan, NYC

    National Dog of Holland

    While walking home on 50th Street, I saw a lady with her adorable shaggy dog that looked liked an oversized pomeranian. Then I approached the lady to asked if I can take her dog [more...]

  • Small But Pretty Amazing!

    Pet ProfileSmall But Pretty Amazing!

    Chelsea, Manhattan, NYC

    Small But Pretty Amazing!

    Almost two years ago, Will adopted a four-month-old green-cheeked conure named Claire. This is their story.

    Have you always been a bird lover?

    I've alwa [more...]

  • Three Dogs' Company

    Pet ProfileThree Dogs' Company

    Journal Square, Jersey City, NJ

    Three Dogs' Company

    To say that my friend Eric loves dogs, is an understatement. For years, he has been taking care of his two dogs and his livng room is like a small dog park.  I just learned that he adopte [more...]

  • The Guinea Pig Replacement

    Pet ProfileThe Guinea Pig Replacement

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan, NYC

    The Guinea Pig Replacement

    Last February my oldest guinea pig, PC passed away. Among the three cavies, she was my favorite because she was friendly, and it was evident that she really liked being held and bein [more...]

  • Is Montana in Manhattan?

    Pet ProfileIs Montana in Manhattan?

    Hell's Kitchen - Midtown West, Manhattan, NYC

    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...]

  • Woodstock In Hell's Kitchen

    Pet ProfileWoodstock In Hell's Kitchen

    Hell's Kitchen - Midtown West, Manhattan, NYC

    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, NYC

    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...]

  • Nicobar Pigeon

    Pet ProfileNicobar Pigeon

    A richly decorated species, the Nicobar pigeon features a metallic green back and wings, a white tail and a gray chest and head. They are the closest living relative of the dodo bird, a flightless giant pigeon that went extinct in the mid-1600s.

    Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, IL

  • 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 Eloise At The Park

    Pet ProfileHenry and Eloise At The Park

    Lincoln Park, Chicago, IL

    Henry and Eloise 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, NYC

    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, NYC

    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, NYC

    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, NYC

    "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, NYC

    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, NYC

    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, NYC

    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, NYC

  • Why Did We Stop?

    Pet ProfileWhy Did We Stop?

    Hell's Kitchen - Midtown West, Manhattan, NYC

    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, NYC

  • 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, NYC

  • Not Your Car Insurance Leopard Gecko

    Animal Photo With TriviaNot Your Car Insurance Leopard Gecko

    Union Square, Manhattan, NYC

    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, NYC

  • 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, NYC

  • 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, NYC

    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, NYC

    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, NYC

    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, NYC

    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, NYC

    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, NYC

    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, NYC

    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, NYC

  • She Who Shall Not Be Named

    Pet ProfileShe Who Shall Not Be Named

    Central Park West Side, Manhattan, NYC

    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, NYC

    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, NYC

    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, NYC

    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, NYC

  • Marty McFly is Back To The Present

    Pet ProfileMarty McFly is Back To The Present

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan, NYC

    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, NYC

    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, NYC

    Toto and Paul are Codependent

    Elke was busy with three small dogs but she was kind to sit down for an interview about her animal companions.

    I learned that the beige shaggy dog is Toto, the chihuahua is P [more...]

  • Muggsy is Feisty

    Pet ProfileMuggsy is Feisty

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan, NYC

    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, NYC

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

    Hell's Kitchen - Midtown West, Manhattan, NYC

    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, NYC

    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, NYC

    Chester Needs a Home Where She is the Only Cat.

    Heather rescued a cat that she named Chester in her neighboorhood, Inwood.

    I found Chester one night while walking home. A man was walking behind me and noticed her too. She walked up [more...]

  • Russo and Duffy Help Keep NYC Safe

    Pet ProfileRusso and Duffy Help Keep NYC Safe

    Battery Park City, Manhattan, NYC

    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, NYC

  • Birdie is On Par With The Nicest Dogs in NYC

    Pet ProfileBirdie is On Par With The Nicest Dogs in NYC

    Financial District, Manhattan, NYC

    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, NYC

    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, NYC

  • Archie and Anastacia

    Pet ProfileArchie and Anastacia

    Financial District, Manhattan, NYC

    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, NYC

    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, NYC

    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, NYC

    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?

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  • This Schnoodle Likes To Canoodle

    Pet ProfileThis Schnoodle Likes To Canoodle

    Riverside Park, Upper West Side, Manhattan, NYC

    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, NYC

    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, NYC

    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, NYC

    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, NYC

  • Two Opposite Mini Dachshunds

    Pet ProfileTwo Opposite Mini Dachshunds

    Riverside Park, Upper West Side, Manhattan, NYC

    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, NYC

    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, NYC

    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, NYC

    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...]