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The Pets Issue

Sheltered Pets: Unwanted animals find a new home with some help from BARCS

Cutie, an 11-year-old black, orange, and white cat relaxing in a large Purina cheddar cheeseburger-flavor food box slowly flips her tail back and for

Behind the Scenes at BARCS

Last summer, City Paper took a peek behind the scenes at BARCS. Check out the story of writer Kenneth Stone Breckenridge's trip here and check out the rest of our Pets Issue here.

Contact Sheet: Awkward Pet Photos

City Paper writers and friends sat for a '70s style photo session with their pets. Check out the rest of the Pets Issue here.

Field Guide: The Drawing Zoo brings exotic animals to the classroom

Brittany Roger walks into a third grade classroom at Furman L. Templeton Elementary School with a huge, heavy-duty, laundry-bag-like sack. The kids al

Outtakes from The Drawing Zoo's Brittany Roger Photo Shoot

Brittany Roger of The Drawing Zoo dropped in with some friends to the City Paper's studio for our Pet's Issue. Check out the story of The Drawing Zoo here.

Sketch of a Dog: 16 Digressions About a Semi-Tragic Chesapeake Bay Retriever

1. The details that led to me having a dog—now an almost five year-old Chesapeake Bay retriever whose name is Bernie—are too sad, lame, a

Field Tripping: Cat Lady-ing

The City Paper editors sent me an email last week: "We're doing an issue on pets. Any chance you could write a column about your cats?" Oh, so you wan

Hello Kitty: A dog person moves in with a cat

The Weigels are a dog family generally and a cocker spaniel one specifically.

After years of telling me and my sisters they wouldn't get a dog,

Origin Stories: How Fritz and Stockholm came to us

Rescue Dog

He was just a pup. A ball of black fur, hardly bigger than my hand. But he knew his way around Kabul, and way better than we did. "No

Dog Eat Dog: Two food spots for dog lovers

In honor of this year's Pets Issue, we wanted to highlight a few of Baltimore's dog-themed and dog-friendly eating spots. Bone appetit! (Sorry)

The Making of a Chowhound Burger in Photos

We checked out Kooper's Chowhound Burger Wagon for our Pets Issue. Read our review of the meaty food truck here.