3 hours ago
A very playful 9-week-old Labrador retriever named “Pup Pup” did the unthinkable... she swallowed a metal bar protruding from a fence and was unable to shake herself loose. Pup Pup was saved after a midnight run to BluePearl in Sandy Springs, where Dr. Nicolas Berryessa was able to remove the metal rod without surgery. @wsbtv has the full story.
2 days ago
ELMO HAS ARRIVED! Come on down to Holy Name Church to take your picture with the most famous Sesame Street character!
2 days ago
Join us at Holy Name Church for a Free Health Resource Fair, with kids activities, a bounce house, and performances! Happening now until 1 pm!
5 days ago
Paid work opportunity for youth ages 16-21 this summer with a local nonprofit organizatation or Bank of America!
5 days ago
Spring is here, and many pets love playing outside and exploring the garden. While your pet may enjoy the time outdoors, it's important to be mindful that some common plants can be highly toxic to pets. BluePearl veterinarians explain how to keep your garden safe and avoid plant toxicity emergencies in this ABC Action News article:
6 days ago
Thank you to the wonderful Neighbors, Partners, Students and other volunteers who came out to clean Herrera Elementary’s Spark Park! We picked up 25 bags full of trash! The kids will be happy on Monday to have a clean park to play in :)
The clean up at Herrera Elementary is starting! Join us if you would like to help keep this park beautiful for the kids!
Crime report 6700 block of ARTO
Finn the rescue pup developed signs of a serious, chronic illness shortly before his second birthday. BluePearl's Dr. Jean Ferreri, who is board-certified in veterinary internal medicine, diagnosed him with primary portal vein hypoplasia, an incurable disease that affects blood in the liver. Finn's loving owner Christina Fried established Finn's Fund to assist other families whose dogs are facing a vascular liver abnormality. Read more about this special pup and Finn's fund:
Join us for live music, lawn games, and more to celebrate the grand opening of the White Oak to Buffalo Downtown trail connection this upcoming Saturday, April 28 starting at 10 am!
While we tend to suffer from allergies respiratorily, dogs pick up allergens through their skin. Left untreated, a small allergy problem can become more serious long-term problem. Dr. Chris Cook, our veterinary dermatology specialist in Michigan, talked about allergies with @USAToday for their annual Pet Guide. That handsome bulldog is Henri, a dermatology patient of Dr. Noel Radwanski in Tampa.
Join Officer James Sobota on Tuesday, May 8th, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. for the Chief's Citywide "Positive Interaction Program" focusing on Robbery Awareness!
Come join us at our Health and Resource Fair April 21st from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm! Face painting, a pop-up library, live music, and a special appearance by Elmo are just a few of the fun things planned for that day! Or register as a volunteer!
Support small businesses in the #NearNorthside!
Come join us at our Health and Resource Fair April 21st from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm! Face painting, a pop-up library, live music, and a special appearance by Elmo are just a few of the fun things planned for that day!
Have you ever played hide and seek with your pet (or the other way around)? Give it a try, and let us know how it goes!
Come out to volunteer at these events happening in the Greater Northside!
Crime report 6500 block of FRISCO
Do you know how to clean your dog's ears at home? It's easier than you may think. Just follow these instructions from Dr. Jill Abraham, a board-certified veterinary dermatologist. Cleaning your dog's ears is an important part of a regular grooming routine and it prevents painful infections.
How impressive! This pup is a master of puzzles.
Have you personally played or have family members who played baseball or softball at any level, from the little leagues and local teams up through the majors? Are you a Latina or Latino veteran of any war who played the game in the military? Tell your story and contribute to amazing book project which depicts the history of Mexican American baseball!
Happy Easter! We hope everyone has a safe day with their pets. What are you doing to celebrate the holiday weekend?
Presentation and marker unveiling of The Huelga School Movement in Houston
Easter lillies are commonly found in homes and gardens this time of year. However, many people are unaware that these gorgeous flowers are highly toxic and somtimes fatal for cats. BluePearl vets warn cat owners about the dangers of Easter lillies:
Are you looking for a job opportunity? Join the YMCA team!
It's normal and understandable if today's rainfall is upsetting for our neighbors, family and friends. Below is a link to resources if you need any emotional or mental support:
The Peeps and jelly beans you find in your Easter basket are generally not toxic to dogs, but they can lead to gastrointestinal upsets, Dr. John Gicking, our criticalist in Tampa, told the Dodo. It's the solid chocolate bunny you have to be wary of. Here's how to keep your pup safe this Easter:
Are your property taxes too high? Come learn the ins and outs of property taxes including how to protest your property taxes and how to apply for eligible exemptions! Avenue CDC is hosting workshops in English and Spanish. Please make sure to register!
How cool is this? We're amazed by the creativity of the students at Marshall Middle School, who helped to design the t-shirt for the 7th Annual Sabor Del Northside Festival!
Children At Risk Annual STEM Lunch Monday, April 9th 11:45am-1:00pm. Children’s Museum This year’s theme is “STEM: Every where, every day, every child,” and we will be highlighting innovative ways to incorporate STEM education in a variety of settings, both traditional and non-traditional. More information can be found on the attached flyer. https://www.facebook.com/events/149302395743816/?ti=icl
Eyes of a Dreamer: A Survivor's Experience Join Holocaust Museum Houston for the third lecture of the Spring 2018 Public Lecture Series, Intergenerational Trauma & Memory: History Carried Through Generations, with Jessica Lorena Rangel, founder of the nonprofit Eyes of a Dreamer, as she shares her story of immigrating to the United States as a child with her mother. Rangel will discuss how the experience has shaped her into an activist in the Houston community and how her emerging voice is supporting immigrant communities throughout Texas and the United States. This event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited, and advance registration is requested. Eyes of a Dreamer: A Survivor's Experience March 29, 2018 6:30-8:00 PM Albert and Ethel Herzstein Theater To RSVP online, visit http://www.hmh.org/RegisterEvent.aspx
Know any youth who need a summer job? The application deadline has been extended to this Friday!
Know any youth who need a PAID summer job? The application deadline has been extended to this Friday!
It's National Puppy Day! Share your favorite puppy picture in the comments.
Join us for dinner at McDonalds tomorrow night to support the Clemente Martinez Elementary library! The school is in need of support to fill their library shelves with books for their students! Stop by McDonald's tomorrow between 4-6 pm and proceeds from your meal will go to the school. If you can't attend but want to support the school, you can donate here: www.gofundme.com/clemente-martinez-elementary-fund
Crime report 1900 block of MELBOURNE
Hey #Northside! Join us and our partners for a Food Fair tomorrow at Castillo Park!
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED at #Sabor2018! We would love your help during the festival. There are tasks to accommodate people of all ages and abilities. Sign up through the link below!