Meet Sophia's Service Chickens Candace, Lupita, and Toni

November 19, 2017

NUTLEY, NJ - Sophia Nunez's service chickens Candace, Lupita, and Toni are going to have to wait until the next Nutley Planning Board meeting to learn where the township stands with regard to service animals. Sophia's parents recently went before the board this week with plans to build an outdoor coop.

Applicants Rosita and Enrique Nunez presented a letter describing a ...

Online Auction of Coolers Donated By McLain Ward Benefits Omega Horse Rescue

Coolers awarded to McLain Ward’s top horses over the years are being auctioned off online to benefit Omega Horse Rescue Fund.

The Silver Oak Jumper Tournament is organizing the auctions through it website.

An auction that ended on Nov. 15 and included the American Invitational championship cooler awarded to Sapphire in 2008, raised $2,300.

Sapphire earned two Olympic medals before ...

Montclair Township Animal Shelter Signs Agreement to Further Benefit Shelter Animals

MONTCLAIR, NJ - According to the following release, the MTAS, FOMTAS sign agreement to further benefit shelter's animals.

Mia, a lovable five-year-old Chihuaua, is running and playing pain-free thanks to support from the Friends of the Montclair Township Animal Shelter (FOMTAS) and shelter staff.

Mia was surrendered to the Montclair Township Animal Shelter (MTAS) with her Pit ...

New Brunswick temporarily eases restrictions for feral cat caregivers

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The city will temporarily adopt a set of more humane means for how its officials will handle the local feral cat population, while it continues to review an alternative method which doesn’t involve euthanization.

Animal control officers have been instructed to not pick up stray cats, unless they’re visibly sick or injured, or pose a public health threat, said ...

Firemen Search to Save Pets in Roselle House Fire

ROSELLE, NJ - Fire Departments from Roselle, Elizabeth, Linden, Union County Medical Units and Police, responded to a house fire on the 600 block of East Second Ave. in Roselle on Wednesday afternoon. 

The fire broke out around 2:25 p.m. According to one of the residents of the home, when she turned on her stove, flames came up from behind the stove area and quickly spread up the wall.

Saved From 'Kill' Pen Killean Cut Kid Continues To Heal

MILLSTONE, TWP., N.J. — Killean Cut Kid continues to recover under the watchful eye of the Standardbred Retirement Foundation (SRF).

According to the SRF:  

During the week of Aug. 26, the 12-year-old son of Mach Three was found in a Louisiana pen where horses are held before shipping for slaughter to Canada or Mexico. The volunteers of Save Our Standardbreds From Slaughter ...

South Orange Dog Sitter Pleads Guilty to Animal Cruelty After Dog Dies in his Care

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Malcolm Boyer, a South Orange resident, pleaded guilty Wednesday night in South Orange Municipal Court to the charge of animal cruelty after a dog in his care died.

Boyer was hired to care for Kathy and Marc Handelman's two dogs, Frankie and Cooper, in their South Orange house for eight days last April while they were on vacation with their three children. When the ...

Morristown Medical Center to Host 3rd Pet Therapy Conference

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, will host its 3rd Pet Therapy Conference: Dogs Serving Our Military and Our Community on Thursday, November 9, 2017 from 8:00am to 4:00pm at the Hyatt Regency Morristown, 3 Speedwell Avenue in Morristown.

Jay Kopelman, retired Lieutenant Colonel, United States Marine Corps, and author of From Baghdad with Love, will ...

Please Watch Your Small Pets After Fox Sighting on Walnut Street

NUTLEY, NJ- A TAPinto Nutley reader gave us a heads up after seeing a fox wandering around a Walnut Street neighborhood last evening at approximately 8 pm.  The sighting was in the area of McKinley Street.  Anyone with small pets in the area should be especially cautious letting them out at night as foxes may view them as prey.  Foxes have a natural fear of people. If you see ...

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