Canine Contest

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Photo competition funds guide dog school By Alexandra Waldhorn Halloween may be months away, but the costumes are on at Beacon Paint and Hardware. Since February, the family-run store, on Amsterdam Avenue between West 77th and 78th streets, has exchanged its window display of tools and paint cans for a collection of framed photos of [&hellip
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Pet of the Month: June 2010

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Like so many out-of-towners, Peek-A-Boo has fallen in love with New York. The Pekingese, who hails from Phoenix, Ariz., is here for the summer with owner Sherry Sklar, staying in an Upper West Side vacation home. Sklar said one of Peek-A-Boo’s favorite activities is visiting Central Park and ripping the grass between his toes—a pastime [&hellip
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Puppy Love

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Several years ago, Sheryl Matthys noticed that it was much easier to meet people when accompanied by her 11-and-a-half-year-old greyhound, Shiraz. These conversations with other dog lovers during her walks on the streets of New York led her to start a series of “Leashes and Lovers” events that she has been hosting since 2003 all [&hellip
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Dogs on the Catwalk

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These dogs looked fierce coming down the runway. Decked out in designs by students in the Fashion Institute of Technology’s pet product design and marketing professional development certificate program, the 14 model dogs married New Yorkers’ love of pets and fashion. “Last Bark For Bryant Park,” produced for the second year by undergraduates majoring in [&hellip
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