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Cats and Dogs (Part 2)

Read Part 1 here.

When Gina Mackinnon, sole proprietor and employee of the New Haven Pet Sitting Company, visits with…

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Cats and Dogs (Pt. 1)

Gina Mackinnon’s smallest client so far was a betta fish with one eye. …

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Creatures’ Comfort

Laura Selvaggio Burban

What could be cuter than a pile of puppies? Just two weeks old, this litter of eight—mostly black with little brown snouts and paws—are trying to sleep. …

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Manners’ Best Friend

Ralph

A few weekends ago, Bo, Cleo and Ralph went on an adventure. …

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Dog’s Best Friend

Nine years ago, Linda Patenaude was at the Wooster Square Farmers’ Market thinking about ways she could get involved. …

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Dog ’Dos

Sarah McLachlan (the dog) at Home of the Dog Wizard

Seven years ago, Frank LaSasso says he received a sign from God. He had worked as a car salesman for 25 years before a traumatic motorcycle accident made the long hours and high stress unbearable. In the midst of his …

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For Pet’s Sake

A cavernous warehouse space at 75 Hamilton Street isn’t just for wares. It’s also for wags, barks, nips, growls and tugs.

This is the home of A Dog’s Life, an impressive doggie daycare wonderland…

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Purr Persons

Greater New Haven Cat Project

Cats sleep on scratching posts and atop a filing cabinet. They climb over crates and leap elegantly from desk to floor. They paw at toys on the ground and traipse over to take a curious sniff of my boots. It’s …

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Homeward Bound

Debbie Wan and Pecan the pitbull

What the dogs and cats at the New Haven Animal Shelter most need is a permanent home. While they wait, though, it’s essential that they have some good friends—friends who will work devotedly to advance their best interests and provide …

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To the Dogs

Union Street Dog Park

Once upon a time, the city seemed pretty evenly divided between “cat people” and “dog people.” There was a period when stray cats roamed the streets in packs. There was a time in the 1990s when trendy shoulder-perching pets …

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