Be sure to check the Park Slope Parents Recommendation section for referrals for the following local sevices everything Animal related - from the Pets to the Pests:

Emergency Vets

Vets

Dog Walkers & Cat Sitting

Exterminator or Pest Control

Pet Care

Browse the articles below for tips for finding a lost cat or dog, dealing with pesky raccoons (yes, they exist in Brooklyn!), and more....

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Sleeping Babies & Dear Doggies

One parent raised the following dilemma: “how do parents meet competing needs of all beloved household creatures when they don't fall together, time-wise?’

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Wanna Adopt a Dog? Here's Some Advice

Looking for a a new addition to the family? PSP members have advice on adopting (or fostering) a dog.
 

- Remember that YOU will be spending a lot of your time with your dog. Make sure you feel confident your family will be able to provide your pet a good and loving home in 5, 10, or 15 years.

- If you are not ready to commit to adoption, try fostering a dog. This is a great way to see if a dog might be right for your family or not.

- Find a dog

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Lost or Found a Pet?

Have you found or lost a cat or dog in the neighborhood?  Here's what to do...

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Top Tips for Adopting a Cat

Looking to add a four-legged friend to your family? PSP members have all the recommendations you need for the purr-fect cat adoption.

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What birds am I hearing in the AM?

Do you wake up to the sound of the morning chorus in Park Slope and Brooklyn?

Photo: an American Kestrel in Prospect Heights (image via here, thanks to a Creative Commons license)

What to do about Raccoons

Yes, there are Raccoons in Brooklyn! However cute they may be, they can be a nuisance when they forage in your trash, nest in your roof, or sneak into your kitchen.  Here are tips from your PSP neighbors!

I found a baby bird! What do I do?

So you found a baby bird fallen out of it's nest.  Here are some following resources to help your winged friend!

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Relationship between Pets and Baby

Advice on introducing your dogs or cats to your baby.

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