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Pets

December 2, 2022

WESTAMPTON, NJ — Looking for the perfect gift this holiday season? Consider the gift of love and companionship that comes with adopting a dog or cat from the Burlington County Animal Shelter. The shelter, located at 35 Academy Drive in Westampton, has numerous pets who are looking to celebrate ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — While Thanksgiving involves delicious food for humans, it can be tempting to give our furry family members some holiday treats off the table. However, many foods can be harmful, and sometimes even toxic, to your pets.  Below are some safety tips for how to keep your pet ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ — October is Adopt a Shelter Pet Month and the Burlington County Commissioners are encouraging residents to consider adopting or fostering a dog or cat from the County Animal Shelter. “The Burlington County Animal Shelter staff and volunteers do a great job caring for the dogs, ...

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EASTAMPTON, NJ — The Friends of the Burlington County Animal Shelter will be celebrating its 10th anniversary with the upcoming 2022 Paw Prints Pet Fest and 5K this weekend.  The event will take place on Sunday, October 9 starting at 10AM at Smithville Park in Eastampton.  Festivities will ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ – The Burlington County Animal Shelter is hosting a special end-of-summer bash to help find loving forever homes for the dogs and cats that reside there. The Clear the Shelter Open House will be held this Saturday, August 27, from noon to 3 PM at the Burlington County Animal ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — Rancocas Woods Events will be hosting its 2nd Annual "Best In Show" Pet Party this weekend, which promises to be not only a cute event, but a charitable one as well. The Pet Party is taking place on Saturday, July 9 from 10AM to 3PM at 118 Creek Road and will feature a pet ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ – Summer is here and it’s the “purr-fect” time to look for a new best friend from the Burlington County Animal Shelter! Throughout the month of July, the shelter will have reduced adoption fees of $25 for an adult dog and $15 for adult cats to help encourage residents and families ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ — 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 which reports that ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ — As "kitten season" begins, the Burlington County Animal Shelter is seeking loving, temporary "foster" homes for the hundreds of kittens coming through its doors that are too young to be adopted.   The Shelter is especially in need of foster homes for mother cats with nursing ...

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A single lot of Freshpet Select Fresh From the Kitchen Home Cooked Chicken Recipe has been recalled due to potential contamination, announced Freshpet Inc.  The product, with a sell date of 10/29/22, has been recalled due to the potential contamination with Salmonella. The recalled product ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ – Every dog has its day, and Dash finally had his. The 6-year-old American pit bull terrier had been the Burlington County Animal Shelter’s longest resident, with nearly two years spent there. But Dash’s long wait for a loving, forever home ended a few weeks ago when he was ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ – The dogs and cats at the Burlington County Animal Shelter recently received some extra love and attention from a group of Lenape High School students. The high school’s Army Junior Reserve Training Corps (JROTC) organized a special “Help Cadets Help Pets” day at the shelter on ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ — Students from Lenape High School recently provided a helping hand to the dogs and cats who currently reside at the Burlington County Animal Shelter. On Saturday, the Shelter hosted a special "Meet the Animals Day" led by the Lenape High School JROTC. Students gave tours of ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ — Are you a cat lover? The Friends of the Burlington County Animal Shelter (BCAS) have the perfect event for you this weekend! The Friends of BCAS will be hosting a Purrrfect Kitten Shower & Flea Market on Saturday, April 30 from 11AM to 3PM at 5 Pioneer Boulevard in ...

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NEW JERSEY — As you shop for your Easter flowers this year, keep the safety of your furry family members in mind, especially if you have cats in the house. Although beautiful, especially during the Easter and Spring seasons, lilies are poisonous and potentially deadly to cats. All parts of the ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ — Merrill Reese may be best known as the “Voice of the Eagles” but he’s also helping to find loving homes for many of the dogs and cats at the Burlington County Animal Shelter. Reese, the longtime play-by-play radio announcer for the Philadelphia Eagles and the host of the ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ – Clifford, a big hound dog who was rescued from the side of the New Jersey Turnpike last December, has found a new forever home after spending most of the last two months at the Burlington County Animal Shelter. Lisa Yochim, of Absecon, Atlantic County, adopted the 2 ½-year-old ...

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