Pets

July 12, 2021

GLEN ROCK, NJ — The Glen Rock Dog Park non-profit continues their plastic bag and wrap recycling drive through the Trex Recycling Challenge Program this year, reaching a milestone goal of one ton of plastic recycled to date, with 500 pounds recently recycled in less than three weeks. This equates ...

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NEW JERSEY — While July 4th fireworks lighting up the sky is fun for many families, they can be particularly scary for the furry family members. In fact, the upcoming holiday is the one on which animals are most likely to go missing, according to lost pet finder PetAmberAlert, there is a 30 to 60 ...

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Natural Balance Pet Foods, Inc has voluntarily recalled L.I.D. Green Pea and Chicken Dry Cat Food due to possible Salmonella contamination, announced the FDA. The contamination was discovered after a routine sample was obtained by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture. The products were ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - A "non-agressive" black bear was sited in the Koman Drive and Alden Road area, according to a police alert issued at 12:46 p.m. today. The two roads do not intersect but as bears travel at their own speed, who knows where this fury guy will end up.  According to ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ – Bergen County Sheriff Anthony Cureton held a graduation ceremony for the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office Canine Training Academy. Basic Patrol Class 201-01 and Basic Scent Class 21-01 consisted of Bergen County Sheriff’s Officers, as well as officers from Warren Township and ...

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Ben was caged with 16 other dogs in the back of a windowless van as it departed Tennessee on Feb. 9, where outside temperatures reached a high of 57.  Ben at the Tennessee Valley Humane Society, after being surrendered by former owner.  Courtesy of TVHS. At 6 a.m. the next day the van ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ – Children may be resilient but that is not to say they are not feeling pandemic related stress. Four-legged Winnie was in therapy mode last week as she brightened the day for some students at the Cecil C. Collins School. Winnie came equipped with her own special school bag and ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Two young ladies appeared before the Borough Council to plead their case for owning chickens, something not currently allowed under borough code. Violet and Shira presented a detailed case on Feb. 10 at the Council's Zoom meeting. "It would mean so much for us if you allowed ...

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TRENTON, NJ  – Legislation to prohibit the sale of cosmetic products that have been tested on animals was passed by the New Jersey Senate Commerce Committee on January 21. The bill, S-1726, is sponsored by Senators Joseph Lagana (D-Bergen/Passaic) and Nellie Pou (D-Bergen/Passaic) and would ...

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Glen Rock, NJ – The Glen Rock NJ Dog Park recently announced the non-profit’s 2020-2021 Board of Directors. The Board welcomes four new members to the Board of Directors. Founder and CEO – Michelle Hillock President – Eileen Maher Hillock Vice President – Lisa Schor Babin Treasurer – ...

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Glen Rock, NJ – The Glen Rock NJ Dog Park played host to doggies and their humans at the 2nd Annual Bark-n-Brew Pup-toberfest fundraiser. The event, organized by GRDP Board Members and volunteers, featured food and beverages, apple cider and donuts, music, homemade doggies treats and lots of puppy ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Approximately 130 dogs and cats arrived at the Morristown Airport after being rescued from Puerto Rico.  The Sato Project, Wings of Rescue and Greater Good Charities made it possible for these animals to touch down on October 10. All dogs and cats evacuated were either rescued ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - In a third dog on dog incident during late summer, all unrelated, a dog was bitten by another dog in the fenced in area of the Glen Rock Dog Park, according to Glen Rock Police. The borough's animal control expert said all three reported incidents this summer were "so ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - What were these furry kids thinking? Trying to break into Forrest Elementary School when they really should have read the sign better. Fortunately, the police saved the day by getting the furry children to their probable true destination: the forest. All kidding aside, it was a ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - J.T. Bolger of Ridgewood sponsored the recent American Flag installation, which will serve as the centerpiece of the planned 9/11 Memorial Garden being created at the Glen Rock Dog Park. Glen Rock Girl Scout Catie Stallone is currently working on plans for the garden as part of ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - It was the second dog on dog attack on August 26 that may have residents avoiding Dean Street if they have a small dog. A chihuahua was killed after an altercation with a bulldog on Dean Street. The August 26 incident is just five days after the last incident in which a Bichon ...

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Nature’s Menu® Super Premium Dog Food with a Blend of Real Chicken & Quail is being voluntarily recalled due to possible contamination, announced Sunshine Mills, Inc. The recall is due to the possible contamination with Salmonella, they announced. The contamination was noted after a sample ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - A Bichon Frise, who broke free of his harness, died after a fight with a pitbull that grabbed him during a leashed walk along Dean Street. The tragic event happened on August 21 at approximately noon when police responded to a 9-1-1 report of two dogs fighting, with a dog walker ...

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