Cats and Dogs

September 18, 2018

LEXINGTON, Ky. — As Hurricane Florence makes landfall in the eastern Carolinas, the AAEP Foundation is accepting charitable contributions from individuals and industry organizations in support of its Equine Disaster Relief Fund. Just as was done in 2017 during hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, ...

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RED BANK, NJ While visiting south Jersey I saw this couple walking their dog. Nothing unusual about that, right? Except I was fascinated by the Roman chariot-like harness that their dog was attached to. Chrissy and David Daniel opened up their home and their hearts to “Carson”, a mixed ...

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READINGTON, N.J. – A German Shepherd that has a history of “running at large” from a farm on Dreahook Road here mauled and killed a poodle as his owner was walking him and another dog along Dreahook Road, reports show. Pamela Yula was walking Bentley – her 12-year-old white poodle – along with ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Claire M. Schwartz, author of “Putting Out the Fire; Nurturing Mind, Body, and Spirit in the First Week of Loss” will be the guest speaker at Van Tassel Funeral Home's Pet Memorial Day this Sunday. Van Tassel has celebrated National Pet Memorial Day each year on the second ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After being missing for four days following a multi-vehicle crash on Thursday near Okner Parkway on Route 10, a Livingston family’s beloved dog Roxie finally appeared on National Dog Day Sunday morning and is healthy despite some minor bumps and bruises. Nicole and Marco ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — As of Friday morning, a Livingston family has still not been able to locate their dog, Roxie, who was in one of the cars involved in a multi-vehicle crash on Thursday afternoon. Roxie was in a car the was traveling eastbound on Route 10 when the crash occurred, and she ran off ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ -  Over fifty animals were rescued from unsafe and unsanitary living conditions as a result of a pair of independent animal cruelty investigations that took place in Elizabeth in July says, Union County Prosecutor’s Office Investigations Supervisor John Esmerado. Rosa Montero who ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Families and their dogs flocked to Downtown Westfield Sunday for the town’s first-ever “Dog Days of Summer” event.  Originally scheduled for  last week but postponed due to weather, it was third event in the Downtown Westfield Corporation’s new “Second Sundays” series, which ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- The Bloomfield Animal Shelter received an extra special donation this week!  A group of local young animal lovers put together a Lemonade Stand to raise money for the shelter.  Neighbors, residents, friends, and even members of the Fire Department stopped by for a delicious treat ...

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BLOOMFIELD. NJ - 'Garbage; has gone missing from her home on Berkeley Ave and needs your help. Garbage, also known as 'Garbarb' was last scene on the morning of July 5. She is an indoor cat and is probably very frightened as she has never been outdoors.  Anyone with information or sightings ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ - The new Off-Leash Dog Park in the Essex County Hilltop Reservation in North Caldwell opened on Friday, becoming the fourth dog park in Essex County parks.   "We are happy that residents are now able to take advantage of this dog park. It's another example of the great ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - After a fire swept through the dog run of the Montclair Township Animal Shelter nearly two years ago, Montclair officials commemorated a reopening of the facility with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. On Wednesday, the Township of Montclair, Friends of the Township of Montclair Animal ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Ashley Marketplace is now carrying Sliders for Pets, which are locally made in South Orange by Marty Sacci, Ashley's longtime butcher.  Sacci explained that he was motivated to create Sliders for Pets after he was unable to find options that were both healthy and affordable in ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ -- ‎A friend of the heartbroken owners of standard poodle Chanel informed concerned supporters on the Finding Chanel Facebook page that the lost dog's body has been found. It is with a most heavy heart and salty cheeks that we have to let you know that Chanel's body was found ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ - It was a true testament to "governments working together" as representatives from Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders, North Caldwell Mayor Joseph Alessi, members of the township council and government officials from Essex County municipalities joined Essex County ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Bloomfield firefighters visited the Bloomfield Animal Shelter today as a part of a project to find dogs and cats their forever homes.  Foley, a one-year old pitbull mix jumped at the chance to sit on the bumper of a firetruck to get some great ear scratches.  Blackie, a two ...

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TRENTON, NJ - State Sen. Christopher "Kip" Bateman (R-16) will introduce legislation to increase protections for family pets by requiring pet groomers to be properly trained and licensed following the deaths of three dogs in five months at different New Jersey pet salons. . “It is sadly far too ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ--At approximately 2 p.m., the Bloomfield Police Department was alerted to an injured large bird in front of 43 Broad Street, the Bloomfield College Starbucks and Bookstore. Once on scene, the Police notified Bloomfield Animal Control to tend to the injury.  Animal control ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - A borough kitty safely returned home on his own last Thursday, making for a very happy holiday weekend for his family. Oreo slipped away from his Adirondack Avenue home on the evening of March 18 and was missing for 11 days. The Gregory family hung lost cat signs on the street ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Police arrested 64-year-old Lawrence Athill on March 18 after he is alleged to have swung a dog by its leash through the air and into a tree limb on Eagle Rock Way.  Police state that after being observed, "swinging a dog through the air on a leash, into a ...

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TRENTON, N.J. – The New Jersey Department of Agriculture has quarantined a property in Union County after a horse developed the highly infectious equine herpes myeloencephalopathy (EHM). EHM is the often deadly neurologic form of Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1) infection. No recent movement had ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, N.J. — The New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association (NJVMA) Animal Hall of Fame Committee has selected two dogs, one rabbit, one horse and an animal sanctuary for induction into the 23rd Annual NJVMA Animal Hall of Fame. "The NJVMA is honored to recognize the animals and people ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Over 25 cats and one dog were were removed from deplorable conditions in a home of a local elderly woman  Passaic County S.P.C.A. Humane Police and Wayne Township Animal Control, who services the Borough of Woodland Park, responded to the home at 15 Hillery Street on a report ...

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PERRINEVILLE, N.J. — Like many who start out in horse rescue, when Lisa Post set out to establish Helping Hearts Equine Rescue, she envisioned saving many unwanted horses from unhappy fates. Although she had already been rescuing horses personally, Helping Hearts Equine Rescue was incorporated ...

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PATERSON, NJ- The Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge is caring for 12 dogs found in an empty home in the city on Tuesday. According to a post on the organization’s Facebook page the dogs were “the most seriously matted and neglected” they had ever seen. All 12 of the dogs are in need of medical care ...

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A bill that would remove the law enforcement powers of the New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NJSPCA) was approved by both the State Senate and Assembly on Jan. 8. Bill S3558, sponsored by Senator Ray Lesniak, Democrat from Union County, calls for the creation of a ...

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RARITAN TWP., NJ – This is a story about Scruffles and it is not a happy one. Scruffles was an eight-year-old bulldog, a pet loved by Danielle DiNapoli and her family. Their story has gone viral on Facebook with more than 14,000 shares and nearly 10,000 comments, leading DiNapoli to create a ...

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HILLSIDE, NJ – Louis, the lost five-year-old Yorkie who’s taken social media by storm, was found on New Year’s Eve in Hillside’s Evergreen Cemetery. Louis, who lives in Mountainside, ran away from his dog sitter’s home in Kenilworth on Dec. 25. On Sunday afternoon, he was caught by a father and ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y.-The case of an abandoned pet rabbit had a happy ending last week when animal control officials rescued the abused pet from the side of the road in Mahopac Falls and later reported that after some medical attention, the bunny was adopted. On Monday, Dec. 18, officials from the ...

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - Popular culture of the 1990's is everywhere this year, and that influence extends to the most popular names for companion animals. Names from Disney's 1994 film 'The Lion King' topped the list of most popular cat names. Simba, the movie's main character, is number one on the ...

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