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Barking Dog Saves Five from Fire in Berkeley Heights Home

October 18, 2018

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ —  A barking dog sounded his own alarm shortly after midnight Thursday morning, alerting five sleeping people of trouble, as a fire swept through the first floor of their Putnam Avenue home.

All five escaped and were able to call 911 for help.

Deputy Chief Jim Hopkins gave the following account of the incident.

At 12:18 a.m., the Police ...

Celebrity Chef Ariane Duarte to Host Fundraiser for Homeless Pets and Pets of Domestic Violence Victims!

VERONA, NJ - Chef Ariane Duarte will be hosting the 2nd annual fundraiser for homeless pets and pets of domestic violence victims on Thursday, October 18.

The non-profit organization, Only Kindness Rescue, has collaborated with Chef Ariane to host the fundraiser for a cause. The goal is to raise funds to help domestic violence shelters add a safe space for pets so families ...

North Carolina Orphan Pets Arrive in New Jersey for Fostering

ROXBURY, NJ – It was “Welcome to Roxbury” tonight for nine dogs and 14 cats from North Carolina that arrived at the Eleventh Hour Rescue facility in Succasunna.

The animals came from shelters in two North Carolina counties ravaged by Hurricane Florence. Awaiting them were people, from Roxbury and elsewhere, who responded to the animal rescue group’s recent social ...

Help The AAEP Foundation Equine Disaster Relief Fund Aid Hurricane Florence Equine Victims

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, the Foundation will work with agencies and veterinarians in the region to identify the needs ...

Update: Best Friend Reunited With Her People

NUTLEY, NJ - This black dog was found going for a stroll in the Spring Garden section of Nutley earlier today. As lovely as that part of town is, it is fair to assume that the dog's people are missing her. 

After her story was shared on TAPinto Nutley and by members of the community on social media, we are happy to report that this lovely lady was reunited with her ...

Still Waiting....Edith The Donkey Keeps Everybody Guessing When The Stork To Arrive

THREE BRIDGES, N.J. — Anticipation.....

It's been three months since it was determined that Edith the donkey was expecting. As of the morning of Sept. 17, the stork had yet to arrive. 

Donkeys, Edith and her daughter, Gloria were a gift to Christiana Capra, founder and director of Spring Reins of Life, (SRoL). The organization is a non-profit , EAGALA (Equine Assisted Growth ...

Carson Wheelie - This Jersey Dog Rolls on Two Wheels

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 breed they picked up at a shelter knowing full well of his disability caused by ...

Resident Fears for Safety After Dog Mauls Poodle

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 another dog around 7 p.m. Sept. 3 when the attack ...


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