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Pets photos with Santa in Faneuil Hall, Dec. 18

Posted by Kristi Palma December 18, 2013 01:22 PM

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Calling all pet owners!

Bring your four-legged furry friends to Santa's Cabin in Faneuil Hall for Pet Night Wednesday, Dec. 18 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

You'll find Santa in the South Market Promenade at Fanueil Hall Marketplace. Both cats and dogs are welcome to take photos with Santa.

All pets must be kept on a leash or in a cage until it is their time to meet the big guy. There is a cost for the pictures. Call 617 523-1300 for more information.

After you take your photo, we'd like to see it!
(Photo: Faneuil Hall Marketplace)

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Share photos of your pets with Santa.
This is Cosmo, from Worcester, with Santa.



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Is your pet feeling festive in a Santa hat? We want to see that too! Share photos of your pets in Santa hats. This is Ziggy from Cambridge.

Top five holiday dangers to pets

Posted by Kristi Palma December 4, 2013 09:34 AM

When veterinarian Dr. Jyl Rubin was at a holiday party recently, a giant pit bull jumped up out of nowhere and took a bite out of a German chocolate cupcake in her hand.

It's a reminder to watch our holiday sweets carefully around pets because sweets can make pets sick, Dr. Jyl told Fox 40 in the clip below.

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12 Halloween pet events around the country

Posted by Stephanie St. Martin October 22, 2012 10:41 AM

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Want to conjure up some fun with your pets this Halloween? Hop on your broomstick and fly off to these parades. Humans aren't the only ones who can enjoy the All Hallows' Eve holiday celebration. All over the country, our four-legged friends are joining in on the spooky fun. From Massachusetts to California, these celebrations let pets express their love for Halloween. And many have contests and prizes, too. Some are only open to dogs, and some welcome different species, so find out before you go. Check out this list of pet parades and feel free to share fun ones near you in the comment section below.

And don't be a scaredy cat this holiday when it comes to making a costume for your pet. Read this list of DIY Halloween pet costumes for inspiration and find one that you -- and your pet -- will love. You never know, maybe you and your pet will win the prize for best duo.


The Canine Promenade

Boston, Massachusetts
Sunday, October 27th
Halloween celebrations in Boston wouldn't be complete without our own pet parade. Drop by the Esplanade to check out Bean Town's best dressed best friends in this half-mile walk along the Charles River. Rover can enjoy tasty treats provided by Pawsh, a local dog boutique, and you can check out a new walking route for him. Find out who'll take home the prize for the most wicked awesome costumes.

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