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  • Theodora The Sweet Pomeranian

    Pet ProfileTheodora The Sweet Pomeranian

    Riverside Park, Upper West Side, Manhattan

    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

    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

    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

  • Two Opposite Mini Dachshunds

    Pet ProfileTwo Opposite Mini Dachshunds

    Riverside Park, Upper West Side, Manhattan

    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

    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

    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

    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

  • 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

  • I Ain't Afraid of No Ghost!

    Pet ProfileI Ain't Afraid of No Ghost!

    Central Park West Side, Manhattan

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

  • We're Meant To Be Together

    Pet ProfileWe're Meant To Be Together

    Pier 84 Dog Run, Hells Kitchen, Manhattan

    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

    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?

    [more...]

  • 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

    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

  • Playful, Pleasant & Pretty Penelope

    Pet ProfilePlayful, Pleasant & Pretty Penelope

    Astoria, Queens

    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

    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

    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...]

  • Olive, The Big Kisser

    Pet ProfileOlive, The Big Kisser

    Riverside Park, Upper West Side, Manhattan

    Olive, The Big Kisser

    Doreen and her pet Olive were relaxing on the grass at Riverside Park, when I met them. Doreen got her from a breeder in Pensylvannia when she was 8 weeks old. When asked why she chose a& [more...]

  • London is a St. Bernard

    Animal Photo With TriviaLondon is a St. Bernard

    Saint Bernards have become famous through tales of alpine rescues, as well as for their enormous size.

    Central Park East Side, Manhattan

  • Meet Mon Cheri

    Professional ServicesMeet Mon Cheri

    Central Park East Side, Manhattan

    Meet Mon Cheri

    Savi and her daughter were walking Mon Cheri on the east side of Central Park. Savi works for the family who owns Mon Cheri, a 3-year old Golden Retriever. 

    She said, "She's friendly. [more...]

  • Nav Has Made Andy Like The Rain a Little Bit More

    Professional ServicesNav Has Made Andy Like The Rain a Little Bit More

    Riverside Park, Upper West Side, Manhattan

    Nav Has Made Andy Like The Rain a Little Bit More

    Nav was walking Andy, a West Higland Terrier at Riverside Park. Nav is a professional dog walker by day and a student by night.  He was eager to talk about the current dog he was walking as if [more...]

  • Smarty Marty!

    Pet ProfileSmarty Marty!

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan

    Smarty Marty!

    At Clinton DeWitt dog park, I saw Marty a mini Schnauzer.  He seems to be energetic and smart.  His owner said "I picked a Schnauzer because they are extremely smart, loyal [more...]

  • Monty Likes Birds

    Pet ProfileMonty Likes Birds

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan

    Monty Likes Birds

    Monty an English pointer was shaking when he saw the pigeons at a park in Midtown West.  His human companion said, "He likes birds.".

    She added,  "We go to our house upstate on th [more...]

  • Peekaboo, I Am With You!

    Pet ProfilePeekaboo, I Am With You!

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan

    Peekaboo, I Am With You!

    NYCLovesPets:  Why did you name her Peekaboo?

    Cara:  I always liked the name Peekaboo. My friend's mother had a dog named Peekaboo. I said when I get a dog, which I didn't think I [more...]

  • Do You Have Unconditional Love?

    Pet ProfileDo You Have Unconditional Love?

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan

    Do You Have Unconditional Love?

    This is a story of a dog's unconditional love to her guardian.

    JC bought a miniature dachsund as a gift for her son, who was then 15 years old. The dog was named Jojo, after the teen s [more...]

  • Plato, The Immigrant From Costa Rica

    Pet ProfilePlato, The Immigrant From Costa Rica

    Grove St. Area, Jersey City

    Plato, The Immigrant From Costa Rica

    A dog named after Plato, a Greek philosopher and possibly a mix of German (schnauzer), English (Yorkshire terrier), French (poodle) and Chinese (Pekingese) breeds, lives in Jersey City. He bel [more...]

  • Reese The Chorkie

    Pet ProfileReese The Chorkie

    Roosevelt Island, Manhattan

    Reese The Chorkie

    Gianni, Stacy and their pet, Reese were at the Roosevelt Island subway station, when I interviewed them.  Reese is  a "Chorkie" (Chihuahua and Yorkie - Yorkshire Terrier mix), and St [more...]

  • We Are The Cool Aunties!

    Pet ProfileWe Are The Cool Aunties!

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan

    We Are The Cool Aunties!

    There were two girls looking after two dogs at a park in Midtown West. They appear to be having a really nice time with the dogs.  Victoria is taking care of her friend's dog, M [more...]

  • We Were Suddenly Dog Owners!

    Pet ProfileWe Were Suddenly Dog Owners!

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan

    We Were Suddenly Dog Owners!

    Natasha was walking her two large breed dogs and was nice to stop for an interview about her pets.  The bigger dog Kairo approached me and the other one, Nanu barked at me.  Natasha expla [more...]

  • Ebi, The Cat Diva!

    Pet ProfileEbi, The Cat Diva!

    Battery Park City, Manhattan

    Ebi, The Cat Diva!

    This is Diane's story of her cat Ebi.

    We already had two cats living with us in London, but I thought the younger of the two needed a kitten to play with. Since I had found and adopted [more...]

  • Spencer Tracy: The Golden Age of Retriever

    Pet ProfileSpencer Tracy: The Golden Age of Retriever

    Chelsea, Manhattan

    Spencer Tracy: The Golden Age of Retriever

    Vance and his golden retriever were walking in Chelsea, when I met them. I found out that the 6-year old dog's name is Spencer Tracy.  I was aware that the name was an actor dur [more...]

  • An English Beagle Becomes a New York Beagle - Part 2

    Pet ProfileAn English Beagle Becomes a New York Beagle - Part 2

    Central Park West Side, Manhattan

    An English Beagle Becomes a New York Beagle - Part 2

    It was a nice day in Central Park, when I met Diane and her animal companion, Pringle. Even at a glance, you can tell that they get along well. Diane was happy to share Pringle's story. S [more...]

  • Senior Dogs Need Lovin' Too!

    Pet ProfileSenior Dogs Need Lovin' Too!

    Central Park West Side, Manhattan

    Senior Dogs Need Lovin' Too!

    O'Malley and his guardian Christine were walking in Central Park, when I met them. O'Malley is over 14 years old and Christine said he's just calm and he likes people to pet his head.

    [more...]

  • An English Beagle Becomes a New York Beagle - Part 1

    Pet ProfileAn English Beagle Becomes a New York Beagle - Part 1

    Central Park West Side, Manhattan

    An English Beagle Becomes a New York Beagle - Part 1

    A female English beagle was born on September 13, 2011, in an animal shelter in London.  She was named Pringle, after a cashmere brand in Scotland. She spent the first several months [more...]

  • Did You Know That There Are Long-haired Chihuahuas?

    Pet ProfileDid You Know That There Are Long-haired Chihuahuas?

    Central Park West Side, Manhattan

    Did You Know That There Are Long-haired Chihuahuas?

    Since that "Yo Quero Taco Bell!" commercial came out in the 90s, I always thought all chihuahuas have short hair.

    Massimo was walking this toy dog with a beautiful brown long fur. He explai [more...]

  • 14 Weeks of Cuteness

    Pet Profile14 Weeks of Cuteness

    Central Park West Side, Manhattan

    14 Weeks of Cuteness

    Who can resist a cute 14-week Havanese puppy being carried like a baby in Central Park?  At the very least you'll smile or say "Aww!". And in my case, I was lucky to learn more about [more...]

  • Sneaky Jesse!!!

    Pet ProfileSneaky Jesse!!!

    Central Park West Side, Manhattan

    Sneaky Jesse!!!

    There was this mix breed chihuahua and jack russell dog in Central Park. And I learned that his name is Jesse from the nice lady who was walking him. When asked why she named him Jesse. & [more...]

  • You Can't Be Allergic To Me

    Pet ProfileYou Can't Be Allergic To Me

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan

    You Can't Be Allergic To Me

    On 51st Street, I met Mauricio and Onyx who is a giant schnauzer.  I learned that Onyx is 3 years and 5 months old.  He got her when she was 10 weeks old in Virgina and she now weigh [more...]

  • Our Mommies Are Friends, So Are We!

    Pet ProfileOur Mommies Are Friends, So Are We!

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan

    Our Mommies Are Friends, So Are We!

    There was a group walking on 10th Avenue, a guy, two girls and two small dogs. One of the small dogs is a chihuahua named Pepi and she belongs to the couple Eiko and Yasu.  Eiko [more...]

  • Roscoe Can Still See You

    Pet ProfileRoscoe Can Still See You

    Hell's Kitchen - Midtown West, Manhattan

    Roscoe Can Still See You

    From across the street, I saw a medium-sized dog barking at another dog. Then I talked to his guardian and he explained that the six-year old Roscoe is blind.  His girlfriend got him thre [more...]

  • A Match for 11 Years, Still Going Strong!

    Pet ProfileA Match for 11 Years, Still Going Strong!

    Financial District, Manhattan

    A Match for 11 Years, Still Going Strong!

    After being rejected three times to interview about their pets, in a posh section of Tribeca, I ended up in the Financial District.  It was a very gloomy overcast day, which added to the [more...]

  • Can You Pose For A Picture After Running?

    Pet ProfileCan You Pose For A Picture After Running?

    Tribeca, Manhattan

    Can You Pose For A Picture After Running?

    I stopped a woman who was with a small cute  dog.  She was hesitant at first, but agreed to be interviewed about her pet.  I found out that Pucci was purchased as a puppy f [more...]

  • Who's Walking Who?

    Pet ProfileWho's Walking Who?

    Tribeca, Manhattan

    Who's Walking Who?

    While in Tribeca, I noticed a beautiful Beagle from afar, walking on the opposite side, but towards my direction.  As the dog got closer, I saw a woman on the other end of the leash who was pa [more...]

  • Don't Get Too Close to My Mommy!

    Pet ProfileDon't Get Too Close to My Mommy!

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan

    Don't Get Too Close to My Mommy!

    There was a small dog siting on her guardian's lap.  When I asked what his name was, the lady said that it was Max. And he started barking at me.

    She said, "He's very territorial, [more...]

  • Two English Bulldogs Look Knackered

    Pet ProfileTwo English Bulldogs Look Knackered

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan

    Two English Bulldogs Look Knackered

    Walking on 10th Avenue, I stopped Leslie to ask about her pets, the two bulldogs patiently stopped too. I discovered from her that the mostly white one is called Bella and the male one is [more...]

  • Will You Still Love Me When I'm 14?

    Pet ProfileWill You Still Love Me When I'm 14?

    Hell's Kitchen - Midtown West, Manhattan

    Will You Still Love Me When I'm 14?

    Walking on 9th Avenue, I saw this man and his dog who were walking briskly and in sync. I found out that the dog is a pitbull and boxer mix whose name is Tyson. He was named after Mike Tyson. His guar [more...]

  • Because We're Happy...

    Pet ProfileBecause We're Happy...


    Clap along if you feel like happiness is the truth.

    Central Park West Side, Manhattan

    Because We're Happy...

    There were two Jack Russell terriers who radiate happiness while they were being walked by their owner in Central Park.

    I introduced myself and met Nancy their guardian. She had the sam [more...]

  • Virtuous Virgil

    Pet ProfileVirtuous Virgil

    Journal Square, Jersey City

    Virtuous Virgil

    Sometime in May of 2007, Eric saw a picture of Virgil on pets.com. He was curious and thought that he was a beautiful dog. Eric went to see Virgil in person and he is exactly what he expected - goo [more...]

  • Ozzie Has Mellowed Out

    Pet ProfileOzzie Has Mellowed Out

    Financial District, Manhattan

    Ozzie Has Mellowed Out

    Throughout the years, I have the pleasure of knowing Ozzie personally because he is my friend Ric's dog. Also, I have dog-sat Ozzie and Ellie a few times. Ellie is a dachshund and passed away about [more...]

  • Augie - The Cat Who Thinks He's a Dog

    Pet ProfileAugie - The Cat Who Thinks He's a Dog

    Inwood, Manhattan

    Augie - The Cat Who Thinks He's a Dog

    It was a snowy day in a wooded area in Upper Manhattan, when Heather found a stray tuxedo cat. That area has been a dumping ground for unwanted pets - dogs, kittens and even a turtle. Usually, these a [more...]

  • Twins? Not Really.

    Pet ProfileTwins? Not Really.

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan

    Twins? Not Really.

    There were two chocolate mini schnauzers who look like twins at first glance. But then I discovered from their guardian Joey, that one is a 6-year old female and the male is only 10 months old. I aske [more...]

  • Guinea Pig Pyramid

    Animal Photo With TriviaGuinea Pig Pyramid

    This is what happens when you unconsciously test a new loud vacuum next to a guinea pig cage.

    They are very social animals and love the company of others, even humans

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan

  • Only Girls Can Mess with Messi

    Pet ProfileOnly Girls Can Mess with Messi

    Hell's Kitchen - Midtown West, Manhattan

    Only Girls Can Mess with Messi

    Walking along the Hudson River, near the Intrepid Museum, I saw a lady sitting on a bench. Her puppy was comfortably sitting under the same bench. I asked her if I can take a picture of her pet and sh [more...]

  • Can't Take Our Eyes Off You

    Professional ServicesCan't Take Our Eyes Off You

    Chelsea, Manhattan

    Can't Take Our Eyes Off You

    I knew eventually that I would run into a professional dog walker. Walking down on 10th avenue, I saw this lady eating pizza while two dogs were staring intently at her. I thought, it must have bee [more...]

  • Paulie, The Son of a Famous Movie Star Perhaps?

    Pet ProfilePaulie, The Son of a Famous Movie Star Perhaps?

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan

    Paulie, The Son of a Famous Movie Star Perhaps?

    When I saw Paulie, he had a nice brown shimmering fur. When asked what breed he was, the guy walking him said, "He's a mix breed. He's a pit bull and a weimaraner or something like that.".

    [more...]

  • PC = Personable & Calm

    Pet ProfilePC = Personable & Calm

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan

    PC = Personable & Calm

    Most guinea pigs are skittish because they are prey animals. It is in their genes to run away from danger and it's their only defense mechanism. I walked into a pet store and saw a cage full of gui [more...]

  • Kali is not from Cali

    Pet ProfileKali is not from Cali

    Hell's Kitchen - Midtown West, Manhattan

    Kali is not from Cali

    Kali is a mix of German shepherd and collie. He is five years old. Two years ago, she and her owner drove from Arizona to move to New York City.

    That's all the information I got becau [more...]

  • Pretty Calm Elliot

    Pet ProfilePretty Calm Elliot

    Hell's Kitchen - Midtown West, Manhattan

    Pretty Calm Elliot

    About six and a half years ago, Elliot was adopted from the North Shore Animal League. It's obvious how strong the bond that Elliot and his guardian has. Both seemed pretty laid-back, in contrast to t [more...]

  • Java the Caffeinated Guinea Pig

    Pet ProfileJava the Caffeinated Guinea Pig

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan

    Java the Caffeinated Guinea Pig

    From a posting on Craigslist, I saw a picture of a two-month guinea pig that was up for adoption in Brooklyn. I went to see her the following day and saw that she was sharing a store-bought cage wi [more...]

  • Christmas Day Chloe

    Pet ProfileChristmas Day Chloe

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan

    Christmas Day Chloe

    There was this cute, but shy chihuahua that was being walked by her guardian, Dawn.

    When asked what Chloe was liked, she said, "She is really cuddly, a lot of fun, very affectionate and [more...]

  • Strollers are not just for Human Babies!

    Animal Photo With TriviaStrollers are not just for Human Babies!

    What are you looking at? Do you think braces can fix my underbite?

    Some dog breeds accept or even consider it normal to have an underbite.

    Central Park West Side, Manhattan

  • Molly and Ashley

    Pet ProfileMolly and Ashley

    Hell's Kitchen - Midtown West, Manhattan

    Molly and Ashley

    Molly was found lost in a park somewhere in Pennsylvania. Ashley took Molly in and gave her love and affection. You can tell that Ashley is so proud of her baby. She is one of the first pet owners [more...]

  • Cat in a Glass Menagerie

    Animal Photo With TriviaCat in a Glass Menagerie

    This cat was in a diner that went out of business on my block. He was leisurely watching through the window.

    Cats have inferior daytime sight, but during the night they need seven times less light than humans to see.

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan

  • Parrot Eating a Carrot!

    Animal Photo With TriviaParrot Eating a Carrot!

    A lady was with her pet parrot while walking around at Union Square Greenmarket.

    Parrots are believed to be one of the most intelligent bird species.

    Union Square, Manhattan

  • Her Name is Lola...

    Pet ProfileHer Name is Lola...

    Forrest Hills, Queens

    Her Name is Lola...

    At 7 weeks old, a couple purchased a fawn pug from a breeder in Queens Village. They named her Lola and she was already toilet trained. She immediately became the baby of the family and have been sle [more...]

  • Turtles in the Turtle Pond of Central Park

    Animal Photo With TriviaTurtles in the Turtle Pond of Central Park

    Turtles are ancient shelled reptiles that have existed for 220 million years.

    Central Park West Side, Manhattan

  • The Shy Gatsby and the Sociable Sophie

    Pet ProfileThe Shy Gatsby and the Sociable Sophie

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan

    The Shy Gatsby and the Sociable Sophie

    There's something regal about Weimaraners. Their breeds were used by royalty for hunting in the early 19th century.

    I stopped a lady at De Witt Clinton Park, and asked about her two Weimar [more...]

  • Peacock at the Bronx Zoo

    Animal Photo With TriviaPeacock at the Bronx Zoo

    Did you know that the term "peacock" is actually a male peafowl and a female one is called peahen?

    The Bronx Zoo, The Bronx

  • Too Tired For This!

    Animal Photo With TriviaToo Tired For This!

    She yawned while getting her picture taken in Union Square. She must have had a long day.

    Union Square, Manhattan

  • A Snow Leopard, also not a Mac OS.

    Animal Photo With TriviaA Snow Leopard, also not a Mac OS.

    The snow leopard's very large and fully fur-covered paws act as snowshoes to keep them from sinking into the snow.

    The Bronx Zoo, The Bronx

  • Grizzly Bears @ The Bronx Zoo

    Animal Photo With TriviaGrizzly Bears @ The Bronx Zoo

    Grizzly bears have that "grizzled" look because of their brown fur, but their hairs on the shoulders and back have white tops.

    The Bronx Zoo, The Bronx

  • Penelope, The Playful Pitbull

    Animal Photo With TriviaPenelope, The Playful Pitbull

    When I was walking my friend's dog Penelope in Astoria Park, she stopped me by tugging on her leash. And then she laid her back on the pavement and started twitching. At first, it made me nervous because I thought there was something wrong with her. And then, I realized that she was just scratching her back. She stood up a couple of minutes later and looked relieved.

    Astoria, Queens

  • Even Polar Bears Need Sun.

    Animal Photo With TriviaEven Polar Bears Need Sun.

    Polar bears are the largest species of bears. Although their fur looks white, it is actually transparent.

    The Bronx Zoo, The Bronx

  • Angel - The Mischievous Beagle

    Pet ProfileAngel - The Mischievous Beagle

    Journal Square, Jersey City

    Angel - The Mischievous Beagle

    Don't let this angel-faced beagle fool you. She can be mischievous and hard-headed. She would run away when she sees the anti-flee medication. She is always excited when seeing new faces and would dem [more...]

  • Wonder, The Wonder Dog!

    Pet ProfileWonder, The Wonder Dog!

    Clinton - Midtown West, Manhattan

    Wonder, The Wonder Dog!

    The couple already owned a cat named Mystery Cat, so they named their Miniature Pinscher, Wonder. That's right, it's Wonder, The Wonder Dog! Her guardian also added "She's a good dog. She's my little [more...]

  • Baby Brody

    Pet ProfileBaby Brody

    Union Square, Manhattan

    Baby Brody

    Katherine was proudly carrying her puppy like a baby, when I approached her. I asked her if I could feature her puppy on my pet blog. Luckily, she said yes. This is how it went:

    NYCLo [more...]

  • A Flamingo at the Bronx Zoo

    Animal Photo With TriviaA Flamingo at the Bronx Zoo

    The visible "knee" of the flamingo is actually ankle joint. True knee is close to the body and can't be seen because of the feathers.

    The Bronx Zoo, The Bronx

  • How Guinea Pigs Party

    Pet ProfileHow Guinea Pigs Party

    This is what your pet guinea pigs do when you are away.

    Hell's Kitchen - Midtown West, Manhattan

  • Lions - No! Not the Mac OS, but the Proud Cats.

    Pet ProfileLions - No! Not the Mac OS, but the Proud Cats.

    One of the largest cats, lions are social and live in groups called "prides".

    The Bronx Zoo, The Bronx

  • The Bark of Jungle

    Pet ProfileThe Bark of Jungle

    Central Park West Side, Manhattan

    The Bark of Jungle

    There were two Asian ladies walking a cute dog. I asked the older lady if I could take a picture of their dog and put them on a website. She smiled and pointed to the younger one.

    NYCLP [more...]

  • Where the Buffalo Roam at the Bronx Zoo.

    Pet ProfileWhere the Buffalo Roam at the Bronx Zoo.

    These herbivore mammals, once roamed across the North American Great Planes, all the way from Mexico to Canada. Now most of them are kept on ranches.

    The Bronx Zoo, The Bronx

  • Seagulnoculars

    Animal Photo With TriviaSeagulnoculars

    This seagull is guarding this coin-op binoculars at the South Street Seaport Mall. Well, not really - but it makes an interesting caption.

    Financial District, Manhattan

  • There's a lizard on your back!

    Pet ProfileThere's a lizard on your back!

    One night, I saw my neighbor's friend and he had his Bearded Dragon pet with him.

    Battery Park City, Manhattan

  • Ready for my closeup.

    Pet ProfileReady for my closeup.

    This dog was looking at me as I was walking towards him. Then he looked at the camera when I pointed it at him.

    Central Park West Side, Manhattan