Thursday, April 25, 2013
Boston Police and arboretum personnel could not find the owner of the dog left in a vehicle parked illegally in a permit only parking lot.
A Boston Animal Control officer took control of a white mastiff/American bulldog mix dog that was left in a car parked illegally at the Arnold Arboretum. On April 19, around 10:09 a.m., Boston Police met with the director of operations for the arboretum about a vehicle parked in an authorized access only parking lot, which the vehicle was not permitted to be in. The vehicle was filled with assorted clothing items as it was being lived out of, according to a Boston Police report. All four windows were rolled down, which is when the police discovered the dog inside the vehicle. The vehicle was registered out of Attleboro, but had no affiliation with the property, said arboretum staff. Officers patrolled the area in search of the owner of …
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Some of these canines and kitties were found as strays, some were surrendered, but they all need homes.
Are you wanting to adopt a flurry friend, be it canine or cat? Maybe you're looking for your last pet. Hopefully, the City of Boston Animal and Adoption Shelter in Roslindale has what you're looking for. Tucked away on Mahler Road (off Washington Street) in Roslindale, it's Boston's city pound. The shelter handles all stray dogs found within the city, so it's a good place to call if your pet is lost, or report that it's lost. For lost or found pets the shelter is open Mon-Sat 8 a.m.- 4 p.m., Tue. until 8 p.m. Boston Animal Control officers are on a 24-hour seven-day a week schedule. The Adoption Center is open for pet adoption Tuesday's 10:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.; Wed-Sat. from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 pm. The adoption fee for cats and kittens is $…
Monday, June 25, 2012
An alleged witness told the victim she saw the dog bite two other people.
A West Roxbury woman told Boston Police that an unattended dog bit her right calf while she was walking out of the UPS store in Hancock Village on Saturday. The woman said while walking with a friend, a little white and black dog was "yapping loudly", and as she walked by, it "jumped up without provocation and bit the back of my right calf" around 11:30 a.m. A woman sitting in a nearby car told the victim the dog had bitten two other people, while being tied up and unattended, according to a Boston Police report. The victim went into Bruegger's and asked if anyone owned the "little black and white who was yapping non stop outside?" A woman with an infant stated the dog was here, and she was sorry the victim had been bitten. The woman …
Saturday, June 9, 2012
The victim flagged down police after being bit. The dog was not on the scene when District E-5 Police arrived.
A female victim flagged down a Boston Police officer at 4823 Washington Street after she was bit by her neighbor's dog. The woman told an officer that she knows the person who is either her neighbor or the dog walker, of a fawn boxer dog, that allegedly bit her, according to a Boston Police report. Police drove around the area, but could not find the dog. The victim told police around 11:49 a.m. the dog unexpectedly bit her on the right ring finger. The dog walker or owner, told the victim the dog is up-to-date on shots, but did not show any paperwork. The victim also called Boston Animal Control and was treated by Boston EMS, and said she'd seek treatment on her own, too.
Thursday, December 1, 2011
Boston Animal Control offers a variety of services to residents, including an animal shelter, and investigates animal welfare issues and more.
If you have an animal issue, such as a possum sleeping in your trash can (see attached photos), calling Boston Animal Control is a good way to remedy said animal problem. You can call Animal Control at 617-635-5348 and they may give you simple advice, like tipping the garbage can over so the animal may leave at its own accord. Depending upon the situation, a Boston Animal Control officer may come out to remedy situation. Other times you may be advised to call a private exterminator for animal issues. Boston's Animal Control Department performs many tasks for the city including: The City of Boston also operates its own Animal Shelter in Roslindale, staffed by a full-time veterinarian to care for the animals in the city's custody often found…