CYCA Resolves To Make Big Changes in New Year

By Kristin Schebler On Saturday, January 14th, the Cooper-Young Community Association board of directors got together and created a fantastic plan for 2017. Last year, we focused on learning about your needs through our 5 Year Plan process, and now we’re ready to start working on some of your great ideas. You can check out our specialized teams below to find what most interests you in the neighborhood plus take a look at the schedule...

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Cooper-Young Pup Crawl benefits Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County
May08

Cooper-Young Pup Crawl benefits Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County

Cooper-Young is going to the dogs for one night at least. From 6-9 p.m. on Thursday. May 12th , the historic district will host the 3rd annual Cooper-Young Pup Crawl benefitting the Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County. Ten popular Cooper-Young restaurants and bars will offer special canine-themed drinks for the evening and will donate 10 percent of sales from Pup Crawlers. Participants should first stop at the gazebo at...

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Dog attack reminds Cooper-Young resident that leashes are love for pets
Jul15

Dog attack reminds Cooper-Young resident that leashes are love for pets

By April Boleware I didn’t think it would happen, again. I thought, it’s an isolated incident and everything is fine. And then it wasn’t, it happened again. My dog was the victim of another dog off leash, and this time we ended up in the animal ER. I wanted to write this article originally because the first time it seemed like something that needed some awareness brought to it. I had almost finished the article when it happened again....

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Cooper-Young Pup Crawl Benefits Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County

The Humane Society of Memphis & Shelby County will benefit from the Cooper-Young Pup Crawl, presented by Memphis Animal Clinic, on Thursday, June 19, from 6 to 9 p.m. Ten Cooper-Young restaurants will offer special canine-themed drinks for the evening, which will be available from 6 to 9 p.m. during the Pup Crawl. Pup Crawlers are encouraged to follow this schedule and visit each participating restaurant: 6:00 – Celtic...

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Puppy Up! Memphis walk to fight cancer in pets
Mar31

Puppy Up! Memphis walk to fight cancer in pets

Local dog lovers, in partnership with 2 Million Dogs, a national nonprofit organization that funds comparative oncology research benefiting both pets and people, will host the third annual Puppy Up! Memphis Walk in Overton Park on April 27 to raise funds and awareness of the common links between canine and human cancers. Registration begins at noon and the walk begins at 1:45. The organization’s founder, Luke Robinson, along with his...

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City should take action on stray dogs roaming Memphis streets

OPINION The Washington Times recently reported that as many as 50,000 stray dogs roam the streets of the now-bankrupt city of Detroit. Often considered our sister city when it comes to such nefarious statistics, Memphis is apparently hell-bent on catching up with this one too. I am personally aware of two of our neighbors, in two separate parts of CY, whose cats were brutally murdered by stray dogs in just the past month. Interviewing...

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