Pets

Be Well Philly

This App Created by a Former CHOP Nurse Lets You Virtually Play With Puppies

Growing up, I never had a dog, despite writing “Golden Retriever Puppy” at the very top of my Christmas list every year. (Thanks, Mom and […]

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City Life

My Dog Is My Life, and One Day, He’ll Be Gone

One day, my dog Joey will be gone. Not today, not tomorrow, but the day is coming — and coming sooner than I’d like. I […]

Be Well Philly

3 Philadelphians on How Fostering a Pet Has Been Soothing in Difficult Times

Since the coronavirus outbreak, animal shelters across the United States have seen a surge in foster pet applications. Sure, the hashtag #StayHomeAndFoster has gone viral […]

City Life

Cabin Fever Chronicles: Looking to Foster a Pet in These Stressful Times? Take Mine. Please.

Welcome to the Cabin Fever Chronicles, in which the author, stuck at home, muses on the perils of coronapocalyptic existence. Last week, both the New York […]

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Philadelphia Wedding

Dogs at Weddings: Here’s Everything You Need to Know

It’s no secret that we Philadelphians love our dogs. (Sometimes we love them so much that we sneak them into our engagement photos and put […]

NextHealth PHL

A New Cannabis Study Is Launching in Philly — For Your Dog

Cannabidiol (CBD), an active ingredient in cannabis that is derived from the hemp plant, is becoming popular with pet owners. Kimberly Agnello, an associate professor of small […]

NextHealth PHL

NextUp: The Local Company Pioneering Personalized Medicine for Dogs

NextUp” is a weekly NextHealth PHL feature that highlights the local leaders, organizations and research shaping the Greater Philadelphia region’s life sciences ecosystem. Email [email protected] […]

NextHealth PHL

NextUp: The Local Company Pioneering Gene Therapy for Pets

“NextUp” is a weekly NextHealth PHL feature that highlights the local leaders, organizations, and research shaping the Greater Philadelphia region’s life sciences ecosystem. Email [email protected] […]

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City Life

Philly Used to Be a Cat Town. Now It’s Gone to the Dogs.

When I moved to this city fresh out of college in 1978, I brought with me my cat, Julio, who’d been living (illicitly) in my […]

Foobooz

Dog-Friendly Restaurants and Bars in Philadelphia

Why should your dog stay home while you have all the fun? There are tons of dog-friendly restaurants around Philly – here are some of the best places […]

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Things to Do

Your Guide to the Best Dog Parks in Philadelphia

Looking for more dog-friendly things to do in Philly? Check out our guide here.  Whether your pup is portable or the size of a small horse, […]

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City Life

Your Dogs and Cats Can Now Listen to Yannick’s Epic Playlist for Pets

Philadelphia Orchestra music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin loves cats. He and his partner Pierre have three of their own (their names: Rodolfo, Melisande, and Rafa) inside […]

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City Life

Police: A 7-Foot Boa Constrictor Might Be Loose in Montco

Montgomery County residents and visitors might want to be on the lookout — apparently there’s a 7-foot-long boa constrictor roaming the area. Police in East […]

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City Life

Delaware County Woman Finds Alligator Roaming in Her Backyard

A Delaware County woman found an alligator hanging out in her creek on Sunday. According to 6ABC, Tracie Hoffecker discovered the reptile in her yard in Prospect Park […]

Life & Style

The 8 Best Pet Photographers and Artists in Philly

Philadelphia is a big-time dog town. (Two words: canine acupuncture.) The latest way pet parents are declaring their fur-baby love is by having professional animal […]