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Seasonal tips from pet professionals

We’re ready for the warm weather, but how about your pets? A new season means new health concerns, and it’s important to know what to look out for. The last thing you need is...

The Island’s most eligible animals

The Martha’s Vineyard Times is a dog-friendly office, and has a proud posse of both rescued and bred pups. Angels Helping Animals Worldwide and Second Hand Island Animal Rescue are two on-Island shelters working...

The Vets

Constance Breese DVM, Sea Breeze Veterinary Service, West Tisbury What brought you to veterinary work on the Vineyard? After graduation when I was looking for jobs, there was an ad: “Resort island seeks veterinarian, must be willing to...

Finding a roost on Martha’s Vineyard

Henry David Thoreau once wrote, "It often happens that a man is more humanely related to a cat or dog than to any human being." For Brazilian Islanders, those deep connections are more apt...

Good grief: Islanders share stories about losing pets

We’re crazy about animals these days. Maybe not all of us — I’m trying to think if I know anyone who lives in curmudgeonly separation from even a tiny turtle? Hmm. Can’t bring any...

Slideshow: Animals looking for fur-ever homes

Please note the print version of this story contained some errors. The animals pictured here are available at the numbers listed in the captions. Animals available at Second Chance Animal Rescue (formerly known as Helping Homeless...

Adopt me!

Ace would like to be home for the holidays.

Animals for Adoption

There are three facilities on the Island that offer animals for adoption. The Animal Shelter of Martha’s Vineyard (ASMV), Edgartown: For more information about ASMV, call 508-627-8662 or search them on Facebook. Martha’s Vineyard...

When it’s raining cats and dogs: pet disaster preparedness

How to prepare pets, when it’s raining...cats and dogs

Cats seeking women (or men)

Cats seeking women (or men)

These animals are looking for fur-ever homes

Correction: The print version of this article, published September 11, incorrectly identified Cali, Josephine, Dakota, Rupert, and kittens as pets available at Martha's Vineyard Helping Homeless Animals. They are available at The Animal Shelter of Martha's Vineyard....

Thank goodness for greyhounds

The sweet, even-tempered, and good natured dogs are a blessing

These animals are looking for fur-ever homes

There are three organizations on Martha’s Vineyard that have animals for adoption.

Vineyard pets and their quirks

A cat who loves a bunny, a dog who loves commercials, and more.