Cats and Dogs

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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ROXBURY, NJ – A dog that left its Succasunna yard last week spent five nights wandering some nearby Roxbury wetlands before being found Wednesday by Eleventh Hour Rescue volunteers who used cheeseburgers and a rotisserie chicken in their effort.. The bull terrier, named Bella, was caught in a ...

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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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NUTLEY, NJ - Hundreds of elementary school children had a scheduled play date with Toby, Jupiter, Spike and Jellybean yesterday (Thursday, August 16) at the Nutley Public Library.  No, these new pals weren’t humans, they were reptiles!   Rizzo’s Wildlife World from Flanders, NJ, hosted a ...

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NUTLEY, NJ- Joey Bee is about innovation and adventure.  He’s always taken risks.  It’s in his nature. Several years back, he’s attending a hockey game with his cousin and best friend Richard Rutnick, when Richard says, “I have this idea about a hydration drink for dogs.”   Joey replies ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - One of the best things about Summer is the plethora of Farmers’ Markets that pop up around the country. Farmers’ Markets have evolved from being a local “grocery store” to a community center where friends gather and catch up all while gathering local produce and food items. At many ...

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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 ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - UPDATE: Valentina has been found and is back with her person.    NUTLEY, NJ - Valentina has gone missing and her people really miss her.  She a skittish dog and does not bite, so if you see her either call 862-596-3515 or attempt to grab her. Her person is Candice and ...

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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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NUTLEY, NJ - It was a dog day afternoon as American Cancer Society held its second Bark For Life of Nutley on Sunday, June 3, at Memorial Park on Vreeland Avenue.   Bark For Life is a noncompetitive walk event for dogs and their owners to raise funds and awareness for American Cancer Society's ...

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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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NUTLEY, NJ - Please spread the word! Hemi was LOST on April 13, 2018 in Nutley, NJ 07110 Near Howe Ave & Washington Ave Message from Owner: Never thought I'd be here writing this. Please be on the lookout for our senior cat, Hemi. We are worried sick about him since he is an indoor cat, on ...

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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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NUTLEY, NJ -The Municipal Clerk will have extended office hours to license dogs and cats on Wednesday April 18, and Thursday April 19. All extended hour sessions will take place from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.  License Fees: Spayed/Neutered Dog and Cat Licenses: $15.00 Non-Spayed/Neutered Dog and ...

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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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