Congratulations to the January 2022 River Journal Pet of the Month 

Meet Luna! We have loved Luna from the day we met. She loves to take naps all over the house and likes to go for walks around the neighborhood. She is also a... Read more »

Congratulations to the January 2022 River Journal North Pet of the Month 

Meet Carmela.   Carmela is a three-year-old French Bulldog who lives in Peekskill. She enjoys chasing her toys around the house, getting belly rubs, and cuddling on the couch.  She is a mischievous... Read more »

How To Create A Safe And Convenient Space For Your Dog

Dogs are one of the most popular pets in the United States. Recent estimates state that there are around 89 million pet dogs in the country, meaning there’s almost one dog for... Read more »

Congratulations to the December 2021 River Journal North Pet of the Month 

Meet Hudson.   Hudson Kelly was adopted from our many friends at SPCA Westchester, who did a wonderful job of bringing her to New York from Mississippi. Hudson has a friendly, loving personality and enjoys taking a hike or stroll... Read more »

Congratulations to the December 2021 River Journal Pet of the Month

Meet Cali! We got our Cali in June 2020 (yes, she is a Covid dog) and our love for her has grown ever since. She got her name because both her parents are... Read more »

Congratulations to the November 2021 River Journal North Pet of the Month

  Meet Pepper.   Pepper is 2 years old and originates from Ohio. He was rescued from there by Recycled Paws and brought to Peekskill. We first met him in October 2018. The first time we... Read more »

Congratulations to the November 2021 River Journal Pet of the Month 

Meet Elphaba! She is 9-years old. Her owner, Sandra Trusa, saw a listing for free kittens from a stray cat that had a litter in someone’s backyard. She lives in Irvington with a... Read more »

SPCA Westchester To Host Virtual Gala on November 18th

The Welcome Home Virtual Gala will be featured on SPCA Westchester’s YouTube page starting at 7pm SPCA Westchester announced its star-studded line up for their Welcome Home Virtual Gala, which is the... Read more »

Congratulations to the October 2021 River Journal North Pet of the Month

Meet Jolene.   Jolene is a 1½-year-old spicy & whip smart mix of Border Terrier & Yellow Lab who’s 100% fun! She is originally from Georgia, was adopted at 2 months from Trina &... Read more »

Local Authors, Local Books: Behind the Scenes of Dog Shows with ‘Harry The Show Dog’

Longtime Briarcliff Manor resident Nanci Silverman has penned a new children’s book about her bearded collie named Harry who quickly became a champion show dog with the American Kennel Club.  What’s the Story?  At just 6 months old, Harry learned how to become a professionally... Read more »