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With This App, When Your City Goes to the Dogs, It’s a Good Thing is coming to The site that started life two years ago as, an online list of local dog-friendly businesses, places and events, has been upgraded for national use. 

“The new site has advanced filtering,” says co-founder and web developer Jeannie North. “You can search by categories and geolocation on your mobile device and it will show you the dog-friendly businesses around you.”


Author shares love for animals with young readers

Peg Kehret might be our generation’s version of Dr. Doolittle. The best-selling children’s author, who lives in the shadow of Mt. Rainier, shares her home with a dog who is deaf and two cats, one of which is blind. She uses hand signals to communicate with her dog Lucy, and she’s careful to leave a clear path for Mr. Stray to navigate sightlessly but safely between bed, food, and litter box. Her other cat, Dillon, sits on a certain...

Organic treats baked on site in the “Bark-ery”

Organic treats baked on site in the “Bark-ery” at Salem’s  New England Dog Biscuit Company/

According to by Rebecca Brooks: “In October of 1692, an afflicted girl in Andover accused a neighbor’s dog of trying to bewitch her. The...