20 days ago

Dog handlers turns heads

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Meet the dog walker who controls 16 dogs.
Drivers stop to take photos and after a ruff day, office workers come up to Phil Krieg​ to ask if they can pat the group of dogs accompanying him along the footpath.
It's a hard sight to miss in Wellington, Krieg in his bright yellow vest walking a large group of dogs, moving together as a calm and orderly canine collective.
With Krieg as their leader, the dogs sit when they were told and moved to the side to make way for runners, other dogs and those walking on the footpath.
In 2008, Krieg’s wife, Penny​, came up with their dog walking business, Loose Leash Dog Walking. Penny said they called it Loose Leash because that was the idea – walking the dogs on a loose leash and trusting them to behave.
The pair lead groups of dogs, ranging from 12 to 16, on walks around Wellington.

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17 hours ago

Pet of the Day: Meet Simba

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

This week we feature a cat called Simba. Who belongs to Dean Cooper from Masterton.
"Simba is around 27 years old and although starting to loose weight, is still going strong!
Remember if you want your pet featured on Neighbourly, email us on yourpet@dompost.co.nz with a recent photo. Please remember to say what suburb you live in.

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7 hours ago

Aro Community Flea Market is ON!

The Team from Aro Valley Community Centre

We are ON till 7pm!
Come on down, find a treasure, have a bite and a treat from our yummy Popup Potluck Cafe, and our friends from Zaaffran, Kickflip and FoxCat Cafe

12 hours ago

We are open 10-4pm all weekend!

Aaron Graham from Hataitai Family Barbers

If you want to pop in today while it's sunny or tomorrow while it's raining we are open for your hair cutting needs 10-4pm Saturday and Sunday. 31 Waitoa Rd, Hataitai village.

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