The rent spikes in Greenpoint are old news at this point, but it’s still pretty sad when good things and good people get pushed out by the trend. Such is the fate of Unleash Brooklyn, a doggie daycare center, and its dog rescue counterpart Dog Habitat, which have both been priced out of their location at 216 Franklin Street.
According to the Daily News, owner and founder Rob Maher is closing the business on Monday, March 31 following a “heavy rent increase” and needs some help.
Maher is currently seeking permanent or temporary homes for three pups, a bulldog mix, a pitbull and a ‘pocket pittie,’ before he closes up shop to make room for a new dog-walking and training business called Brooklyn Waggers.
Here’s a little information about the three pups:
Brando (right): An American Bulldog mix who’s about 2 years old and “working on his leash training.”
George (left): A year-old pitbull with lots of energy
Diamond (center): A shy 30-pound ‘pocket pittie’ and Hurricane Sandy rescue.
If you or someone you know is interested in adopting these little fellas, head over to Dog Habitat’s adoption page to find out more.
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