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06.02.2014 | 110 days ago | Posted at 12:00 PM
By Norman Ware
Milwaukee is one of the most dog-friendly cities in the country, according to a ranking done by the website NerdWallet. In conjunction with National Pet Month, the website ranked the 95 largest cities in America based on three criteria: social opportunities (as measured by the number of off-leash dog parks per 100,000 residents); affordability (the cost of visiting a veterinarian) and walkability....
05.05.2014 | 138 days ago | Posted at 03:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
Bay View residents have been awaiting this news for years: On Thursday, May 8, the neighborhood will finally welcome an off-leash dog park. The new dog exercise area at East Lincoln Avenue and South Bay Street will open with a 4:30 p.m. “leash-cutting” ceremony, where attendees will be entered for a chance to win a year of unlimited dog washes from Community Bark Dog Wash and Groom.“This pro...
02.26.2014 | | Posted at 04:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
While the Brewers' latest acquisition Hank the Dog continues to garner national coverage, the team keeps finding adorable new activities for him. Today the pup, who now has his own Twitter account—that's him chewing a glove in his profile pic—entered his first race against Klement's Famous Racing Sausages. You can watch video below to see how he fared. Spoiler alert: he didn't do all that well...
11.26.2013 | | Posted at 05:00 PM

Help some pups in need this holiday season

By Amanda Sullivan
The nonprofit Milwaukee Pets Alive (MPA) recently purchased 100 community donation boxes for $776 ($476 for boxes and $300 for shipping) from an overseas vendor, but ended up receiving the shipment from the Chinese company Hotsun with much of the merchandize significantly damaged.As MPA’s Executive Director Lisa Grabowski states in the organization’s press release, “$776 is a fortune to a sm...
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Holly Hughes' artistic trajectory is a bit difficult to chart. Best known for her connection to work that caused conservative types to question the National Endowment for the Arts, Hughes has been recognized for performance art that is deeply political...
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

County residents work hard to see dog parks on the rise

The service road leading to the entrance of Granville Dog Park (11718 W. Good Hope Place) is lined with cars on a surprisingly early spring evening, as dogs and dog owners select one of the two snow-covered paths leading into the park. Secluded in the...
Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010
The domestic dog, a descendant of the gray wolf, has been the working and companion animal most closely tied to humans, a relationship that dates back 15,000 years. According to professor Jean Aigner, former chair of the University of Alaska anthropology department, there is firm archaeological evidence that Arctic natives harnessed dogs as draft and pack animals for at...
Saturday, July 24, 2010
Breed specific laws, in conjunction with incidents of violence highlighted in the media, make it hard for individuals to welcome a pit bull or pit bull mix into their home. With all the myths surrounding this over-bred, mistreated breed, Milwaukee can't help but teeter on the edge of an epidemic of unwanted...
Thursday, March 11, 2010
After being frustrated with the lack of programs for pit bull owners in southeastern Wisconsin, Michelle Serocki started the Brew City Bully Club as a way to help her and her pit bull, Capone. The club benefits dogs and humans...
12.31.1969 | | Posted at 06:00 PM
By Nicole
Nothing says Happy New Year and welcome to a huge football weekend like Bulldogs and Basset Hounds dressed up for the Packers...These are pics of a girl named Joanie from Arizona Basset Hound Rescue - apparently their mom is a Packer fan from afar...               This one is from today's icanhasahotdog.com...

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