Posts Tagged ‘Pets’

Tapped In

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Notes from the Neighborhood, Our Town

NeighborhoodChatter Compiled by Paul Bisceglio, Megan Bungeroth, Rebecca Harris, and Adel Manoukian Tavern on the Renovation The city will begin work on the renovation of Tavern on the Green this week, according to a Department of Design and Construction (DDC) spokesman. The “pre-construction” will involve removal of an underground fuel tank and other preliminary work; full-on [&hellip
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Neighborhood Chatter: 30 Pound Cat Finds Home

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Zadroga Bill to Cover 50 Types of Cancer Fifty types of cancer have joined the list of covered conditions for the World Trade Center Health Program linked to the Zadroga Bill that was passed in early 2011. The coverage comes after Dr. John Howard, director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, reviewed [&hellip
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Notes from the Neighborhood

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Swindler of UES Woman Indicted Philip Leopold, who is charged with grand larceny, forgery, falsifying business records and several other charges, was indicted this week for stealing over $1.6 million from an 85-year-old Upper East Side woman who is nearly blind, has hearing problems and other health issues. Leopold, who is 76, first met his [&hellip
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Artist explores the ‘Lost and Found’ on the Upper West Side

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Arts West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

Upper West Sider Ner Beck, a graphic designer and photographer, is exhibiting his photographs of “Lost and Found West Side Street Art” at Morningside Heights Public Library, 2900 Broadway, 113th Street and Broadway, through May 12. His photos take everyday items, such as a painted fire hydrant, and turn them into a surprising piece of [&hellip
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Dog (and Cat) Breath Smells Like Bigger Problems Ahead

Written by admin on . Posted in Breaking News, Eat & Drink, Education, Family, Lifestyle, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Pets, West Side Spirit

Proper dental hygene is important for your pet's health by Robin Brennen Why do two-thirds of well-meaning pet owners often ignore their veterinarian’s recommendations for proper dental care? I suppose we all hate going to the dentist, so maybe there is a bit of anthropomorphizing going on. But the fact is the American Veterinary Dental Society reports that 80 percent of dogs and 70 [&hellip
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Who Will Save Them?

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Pets

Politicians argue over best way to save beleaguered animal shelter system   Most elected officials and animal rights advocates agree that New York City’s public shelter system is desperately in need of reform. Shelters are grossly overcrowded and understaffed, the city spends only 10 percent of the Humane Society’s recommended $8 per capita on its [&hellip
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Natural Remedies For Your Pet

Written by admin on . Posted in Pets, Special Sections

Dogs and cats can lower stress levels and increase health By Dr. Babette Gladstein Q. Are there any natural remedies I can use for common pet ailments? A. Natural remedies are a great way to help your pet. In fact, some of what you need you can find in your kitchen! Sugar can be used [&hellip
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