The Borough of Conshohocken is creating a second dog park at Haines & Salvati Memorial Park near the intersection of Colwell Lane and West Elm Street. The idea, recommended by Karen Tutino, the Borough Council representative of Ward 1), was agreed to by Borough Council at its April 5th meeting. Conshohocken is currently redoing the playground equipment in its parks […]
Category Archives: Pets
The Frame Shop is holding its sixth annual SPCA Towel Drive for the Montgomery County SPCA through March 31st. The Frame Shop (in the Whitemarsh Shopping Center between Starbucks and Giant) is collecting gently used towels and blankets, cat and dog toys, treats, collars and leashes, pet beds, etc.
Conshohocken’s Borough Council has a meeting on Wednesday, March 15th at 7:00 p.m. and on the agenda is a vote that will advertise an ordinance amendment to allow for more dog friendly parks. Currently, dogs are not allowed in parks, even on a leash, in Conshohocken’s parks. The dog park is the only exception. During a meeting of Borough Council […]
On the agenda for the Wednesday, March 1st meeting of Conhohocken’s Borough Council is an item that involves establishing a dog friendly park in Conshohocken. As we recently reported, Conshohocken recently took over the operation of the Conshohocken Dog Park, which had previously been operated outside of the Borough’s park system. All the other park’s in the Borough’s system prohibit […]
Since our last report on the Conshohocken Dog Park, the Conshohocken’s Borough Council voted to include the park within the Borough’s park system. It started as a public/private partnership that never really worked and the park lacked consistent upkeep, etc. The Borough has now established the Conshohocken Dog Park Advisory Committee to help oversee the park and is seeking members […]
The Positive Pooch has a new puppy class starting on Saturday, March 11th at 12:30 p.m. in West Conshohocken In this class, your puppy will learn commands such as: Sit, Down and Stay Come, Heel The puppies will also learn socialization and manners such as not jumping up or nipping, etc. For more information and to register click here.
As we reported last week, the Conshy Dog Park was on the agenda of the Wednesday, January 4th meeting of Conshohocken’s Borough Council. The dog park was created under a public/private partnership that established a community group that was to maintain the park. The community group fell apart once its leader, Raj Gupta (who was a member of Borough Council), […]
The SPCA on Ridge Pike right down from Panera had a fire overnight. All together ten fire companies responded. No humans or animals were injuries. Here is the initial report from the Barren Hill Fire Company that was posted to the fire company’s Facebook page: In the early morning hours of January 7th, 2017, the Barren Hill Volunteer Fire Company, […]
There is a meeting of Conshohocken’s Borough Council on Wednesday, January 4th at 7:00 p.m. at Borough Hall at West 4th and Fayette. Here are the items on the agenda that we find interesting: Historic Conservation District Under “Legal Matters” the agenda states, “Consider a proposed zoning ordinance amendment to create a new historic conservation overlay district.” We can’t remember ever […]
Montgomery County Treasurer Jason Salus today announced that beginning December 1st, residents are able to purchase their 2017 dog licenses through his office. According to Salus, Pennsylvania state law requires all dogs three months and older be licensed by January 1st of each year. “If your dog is lost, a license is their ticket home. It helps animal control and […]