We were lucky enough to run into high school chum Cynthia Lovewell at the Pet Place in downtown Menlo Park. She was there with her new puppy, a 12-week-old Golden Retriever named Sugar “because she’s so sweet!” Pet Place owner Lynn Macy made her feel very welcome, natch.

Photo by Linda Hubbard (c) 2019

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Spotted: Adorable Bulldog puppy

We encountered Donavon, an 11-week-old Bulldog puppy out and about this morning. He was accompanied by year and a half old Sophie Violet. They share the same parents. Loved the fact that their facial markings are the opposite!

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Third annual Paws for Paws benefits Menlo Park police K-9 unit

Bring your furry four-legged friends and your family members to Menlo Park’s 3rd Annual Paws for Paws Walk at Burgess Park. The event benefits the Menlo Park Police Foundation and the Menlo Park Police Department K9 Unit. It will take place on Saturday, August 25 from 8:00 am to Noon. This is a fun-filled morning, […]

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Mosey the dog finds two happy homes in Woodside

Mosey, a six-month-old mix of Cocker Spaniel, English Retriever and Golden Retriever bounded up the long driveway of Jane Tight’s Woodside home as only a puppy can do. His aim: Greet his other owner, Nancy Serrurier. Jane and Nancy, friends since raising their respective families in Menlo Oaks, both yearned for a dog since relocating […]

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Animals get blessed this morning at Trinity Church in Menlo Park

Accompanying their humans in the pews of Trinity Church this morning were well-behaved dogs along with other more skittish pets — cats, birds, bunnies — in pet carriers. It was the Menlo Park church’s annual blessing of the animals service held nearest to the Feast of St. Francis, known — somewhat mythically noted the Rev. […]

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Attention local dog owners: weigh in on dog regulations for San Mateo County parks

Local dog owners can give their opinions about dog regulations at San Mateo Parks in an online survey that will be available through noon on Friday, September 15 . For the past 11 months the San Mateo County Parks’ Dog Management Committee, comprised of 10 community members appointed by the San Mateo County Parks and […]

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Cordon Bleu chef Claudia Geoly is now a baker of Noble Treat dog biscuits

If it’s food/cooking/baking related, do all roads lead through a combination of Jesse Cool/Flea St., Chris Rivera/Angel Heart, and Beth Ann Goldberg/Studio Cake? That seemed to be reaffirmed during a recent visit with Cordon Bleu chef Claudia Geoly during a dog biscuit baking session at Studio Cake’s kitchen in Menlo Park. Yes, you read that […]

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Animals are blessed at Trinity Church in Menlo Park

Pets were invited to come with their people this morning at Trinity Church in Menlo Park.  The blessing of pets and animals is often celebrated near the feast of St. Francis of Assisi  on October 4. Most of the pets in attendance were dogs, who were, all in all, well-behaved with just an occasional bark ringing […]

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Calling all dogs for first Paws for Paws Walk in Menlo Park on October 8

Bring your furry four-legged friend and family members to Menlo Park’s first Paws for Paws Walk through Burgess Park on Oct 8th from 8:00 am to noon. Paws for Paws benefits the Menlo Park Police Foundation and the Menlo Park Police Department K9 Unit. A $30 family registration fee covers your canine and four family members. […]

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Adopt a Copper’s Dream rescue dog in Menlo Park on Saturday, March 21

Dogs and pups from Copper’s Dream animal rescue will be available for adoption on Saturday, March 21 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at Unleashed by Petco, which is located in the shopping complex at the corner of El Camino Real and Middle Ave.

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Adopted Muttville dog Boris finds happy home with Menlo Park resident Carol Mince

To folks who walk along San Francisquito Creek between the San Mateo bike bridge and the Oak Creek apartments, Carol Mince is a familiar presence, usually accompanied by a dog. But until recently, the Menlo Park-based interior designer has been solo. She lost her dog, Maggie, a little over a year ago, and it was only […]

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