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City Life

The Philadelphian’s Guide to Adopting, Pampering and Traveling With Your Pet

Whether you’re looking to adopt a four-legged friend or simply searching for a new way to pamper your pet, we’ve got you (and your bestie) […]

City Life

8 New Ways to Pamper Your Philly Pets

Barking Brunch at Salty Paws Rittenhouse Salty Paws, the adorable ice-cream parlor and bakery just for dogs that opened on 17th Street in 2022, is […]

City Life

Tips for Traveling With Pets (or Leaving Them in Philly)

Zack Glantz, veterinarian and medical coordinator at Art City Vets in Fairmount, shares his must-dos when flying with your pet. Work with your USDA-accredited vet […]

City Life

Where and How to Adopt Your Pet in Philly

Ready to add an animal pal to your family? Here’s where to look, and what to consider before you bring home a critter. Need to […]

City Life

This Philly Animal Shelter’s Elaborate Photo Shoots Lead to Snapshot-Worthy Adoptions

Dogs donning camping gear or rocking out in ’80s attire — it’s adorable and for a good cause. Themed photo shoots at ACCT Philly are capturing […]

a feral cat like one that a Philadelphia-area animal shelter will neuter after naming it after your ex-boyfriend in their Valentine's Day promotion
City Life

Local Animal Shelter Will Name a Feral Cat After Your Ex-Boyfriend — Then Neuter Him

Check phillymag.com each morning Monday through Thursday for the latest edition of Philly Today. And if you have a news tip for our hardworking Philly […]


Dog-Friendly Restaurants and Bars in Philadelphia

There are tons of outdoor restaurants and bars around Philly where you can bring that fluffy thing that lives in your home rent-free. And we […]

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 qmuse@phillymag.com […]

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 qmuse@phillymag.com […]