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  • Blogs

    April 10, 2014

    Greyhound Decoupling Bill Hits Snag but Is Not Dead Yet

    The measure that could lead the way to virtually ending greyhound racing in Florida hit an abrupt snag earlier this week, putting a damper on some serious momentum gained by proponents in the past several months. While state senators approved a bill on Tuesday that would require racetracks to repor ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 20, 2014
  • Blogs

    March 6, 2014

    Florida Man Has Sex With Pit Bull as Neighbors Beg Him to Stop

    Here's a story both quite Florida and quite repulsive. On Wednesday morning, a Florida man apparently decided What the hell, I'm just going to go ahead and bang my dog on my front yard. So, in broad morning daylight, for all to see, the man dropped his trousers and began having sex with his dog. ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 21, 2013
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    November 14, 2013
  • Blogs

    November 8, 2013

    Pit Bulls Found Living in Feces and Urine at Palm Beach Home

    Two pit bulls have been rescued from a home where they were locked up in a garage, living in their own feces and urine, with no food or water. According to a Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office arrest report, police found the female and male pit bulls after being contacted by Animal Care and Control ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2013

    Pit Bull Saves Family Cat From Coyotes

    A Seminole County family's pet cat was attacked and abducted by a pair of coyotes one night. One of the wild dogs had the cat by the throat, while the other had ahold of her tail. The coyotes were violently shaking the cat when the family's pit bull came rushing to her defense, thundering in at th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2013

    Ten Delicious Halloween Costumes for Your Pup

    If there is one thing Americans love more than their food, it's their dogs. And it there is something we love even more than our four-legged friends, it's dressing them up in ridiculous get-ups. Which is why we thought it would be particularly fitting to make a list this Halloween of the ten best fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2013

    Florida Man Threatens to Kill Wife for Not Cleaning Out Cat Litter

    Cleaning out cat litter is no fun. So what do you do when your wife, who is apparently responsible for cleaning out Mr. Whisker's poop from the box, doesn't carry out that responsibility? Why, you threaten to throw the cat against the wall and threaten to stab your wife to death, of course!

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2013

    President Obama Supports Broward Pit Bulls

    In the wake of a still-simmering controversy, which pushed the legality of pit bulls in Broward County into question, President Barack Obama announced earlier this week that he doesn't consider any legislation that bans a specific dog breed to be sound governance. And, for a moment at least, pit bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2013

    Florida Man Can't Stop Having Sex With Dogs

    This not-at-all-creepy-looking bespectacled gent you see here was arrested twice in the past week for having sex with two different dogs, with one other dog possibly awaiting the man's amorous advances. The 52-year-old James Lee Lyons, who also happens to be a registered sex predator, because of co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2013

    Florida Man Throws Kittens Out of Moving Car

    A man tossed a couple of kittens out of his car as he drove down the road, Lee County Sheriff's deputies say. When cops pulled over and confronted the man about his heinous actions, he vehemently denied he was the person who threw the kittens out of the car. See also: Florida Man Kills and Cooks ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2013

    Man Kicked Pit Bull in Ribs, Cops Say

    With all this banning-pit-bull talk recently hitting up your daily bloggy blog, we still haven't addressed the banning-pit-bull-owners issue. Now would be that time. Because, according to cops, a Fort Lauderdale man screw it, I'm gonna treat my pit bull like a soccer ball.

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2013

    Pit Bulls Much Less Aggressive Than Other Breeds, Study Says

    Amid growing alarm among Broward County's bureaucracies concerning the ownership of pit bulls -- and whether they should be banned -- scientific research offers a very different perspective on the animal. According to a 2008 study, "Breed Differences in Canine Aggression," pit bulls are markedly le ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 8, 2012
  • Blogs

    April 4, 2012

    Hallandale Beach Commission to Discuss Puppy-Store Regulations Tonight

    The Hallandale Beach City Commission will meet to discuss a proposal to crack down on puppy stores in that city, tonight at 6 o'clock. For years, activists have been trying to get the city to join a handful of other cities nationwide -- including Lake Worth -- in an outright ban on puppy stores (or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2012

    Whiskers and Wine in Boynton Beach Raises Funds for Homeless South Florida Pets

    ​Enjoy a reasonably priced night out and help totally adorable pets in need of forever homes at the Whiskers and Wine event benefiting Warm Hearts Pet Rescue and Good Karma Pet Rescue. The wine mixer includes appetizers, and there is limited space available, so organizers suggest an early RSVP.

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2011

    Thanks to Drunken Boaters, City Closes Dog Beach Without Public Input

    Photo by Eric Barton​For years now, Exchange Club Park in Pompano Beach has been a secluded, almost secret oasis for dogs and their owners. Here was the only beach in Broward and Palm Beach counties where dogs were allowed at any time. The clear and calm waters of the Intracoastal made it an ideal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2011

    Why Greyhound Racing Could End in Florida This Year

    ​Last week State Sen. Maria Sachs, a Democrat from Delray Beach, proposed a new bill that would allow greyhound tracks to keep their slot machines and poker tables, even if they don't actually race dogs on-premises. The bill (SB 1594) would end the 15-year-old live-racing requirement established i ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 24, 2011
  • Blogs

    November 15, 2010

    Ron Jeremy Hosts Puppy Fashion Show in West Palm Beach

    Brygida T. via FacebookJeremy is apparently a dog lover.​Yes, porn stars and Chihuahuas do mix. That was the message Friday night at porno-popular Off the Hookah in West Palm Beach, where infamous skin flick king Ron Jeremy spent the evening snuggling with some extraordinarily well-dressed pooches ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2010

    Can You Tell Fish Bait From the Adorable (Ie, Kittens)? Take Our Quiz

    FlickrKITTEN! What are you doing in that shoe, kitty kit kitten?​Everybody loves kittens. They're cute. They're playful. They're telepathic. Because people love kittens so much, it's important to recognize appropriate uses for them. Companions. Confidantes. Temporary pillows. Misuse kittens and yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2010

    Antiracing Group Calls for State to Investigate Greyhound Trainer

    A check written from a greyhound trainer to a man who confessed to shooting and burying thousands of dogs.​A national anti-dog-racing group has officially requested that the Department of Business and Professional Regulation investigate whether the state has the authority to revoke the license of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2010

    Fired Greyhound Trainer Speaks to Media

    Last week, we broke you the news that a woman arrested on felony animal cruelty charges was still working as a greyhound trainer in Florida. In 2002, Ursula O'Donnell sent greyhounds in her care from Palm Beach, Naples, and Orlando to an Alabama man who shot and buried them, according to a state in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2010

    Woman Arrested for Helping Kill Over 2,000 Greyhounds Is Training Dogs In Florida Again

    Authorities found the bodies of more than 2,000 greyhounds buried on an 18-acre property. Most had gun shot wounds in the head and neck.​A woman arrested on felony charges for helping kill more than 2,000 greyhounds from all over the state has been training racing dogs again in Florida as recently ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2009

    Dog Racing Done in Wisconsin; What This Means for Florida

    Thomas Francis​It wasn't so long ago that Wisconsin had five dog tracks, second only to Florida in terms of total live-racing facilities. This week, the operators of the Dairyland Greyhound Park in Kenosha announced that the track will end racing on New Year's Eve. This will mark the end of greyh ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 5, 2009
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    August 13, 2009

    Greyhound Racing Suspended in Rhode Island; Racing Opponents Eye Florida

    "Wouldn't you rather pet me than bet on me?"​Last weekend, greyhound racing was suspended at Twin River, the only active track in Rhode Island. The track is bankrupt, in part it says, because of the cost of dog racing. The state assembly there is trying to revive the moribund industry, but ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2009

    The Cat That Got Away

    Flickr User: autorin22In a post Friday, we described the "Houdini-esque predicament" of Charles Saltzman, a former treasurer of the Deerfield Beach cat shelter, Feline Friends. Three years after leaving that position, he'd seemingly been caught red-handed, raiding a Feline Friends-controlled bank ac ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 2, 2009
  • Calendar

    September 13, 2007

    Puppy Love

    Take two, they’re huge.

  • Music

    December 21, 2006

    Kristmas Kittens

    Livid Kittens

  • News

    August 24, 2006

    City Bites Dog

    How to deal with a man holding up $2.4 billion in development: Kick his pooch.

  • Music

    August 17, 2006
  • Calendar

    March 16, 2006

    A Real Catwalk

    With cats! And dogs!

  • Calendar

    January 12, 2006

    Catcalls at Haute Hounds

    A Runway Show to Beg For

  • Film

    July 28, 2005

    Puppy Love

    John Cusack's another endearing mutt in Must Love Dogs

  • News

    July 22, 2004
  • Goods and Services

    May 13, 2004
  • Goods and Services

    May 13, 2004

    Best Pet Store

    Benny's Tropical Fish

  • News

    April 29, 2004

    Finished Line

    Federal indictments. Drugging. Lowbrow culture. Hollywood Greyhound Track is for the dogs.

  • Calendar

    October 9, 2003

    Symphony of Distortion

    Cuter than a laundry basket full of kittens

  • Goods and Services

    May 16, 2002
  • Arts and Entertainment

    May 16, 2002

    Best Female Rock Vocalist

    Paige Alison Harvey

  • Best of BPB

    May 17, 2001

    Best Place to Walk Your Dog

    Bark Park at Snyder Park

  • Film

    November 30, 2000

    Triumph of De Vil

    Young pups learn new tricks as sequel 102 Dalmatians hits the spots

  • News

    August 3, 2000

    Undercurrents

    The city is worries about the image of the groovy, cosmopolitan beach area.

  • Sports and Recreation

    March 11, 1999
  • News

    May 7, 1998
  • Music

    November 20, 1997
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