Lost and Found Pets

January 4, 2020

PLAINFIELD, NJ — The Plainfield Division of Health will be holding clinics this month that will provide residents with the opportunity to microchip licensed cats and dogs for just $10 per pet.  According to Revival Animal Health, one in three pets will become lost at some point in their lives, ...

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12/1/19 UPDATE:  TAPinto Plainfield learned Sunday morning that Sadie has been reunited with her family! PLAINFIELD, NJ — Sadie was adopted to her new family in Plainfield on Sunday, Nov. 24. She ran from her new home on Leland Ave. but has been spotted in the area several times, including near ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – August 26 is National Dog Day.  The occasion helps to bring attention to the plight of animals and encourage adoption. “National Dog Day celebrates all dogs, mixed breed and pure,” according to Nationaldogday.com. “Our mission is to help galvanize the public to recognize the ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - This Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Plainfield Area Humane Society will participate in Clear the Shelters day. There will be a total of seventy-five cats and thirty-five dogs for sale.  The Plainfield Area Humane Society is located at 75 Rock Avenue in Plainfield. Clear ...

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TRENTON, NJ  - The practice of leasing a dog or cat as a family pet is now illegal in the State of New Jersey after Governor Phil Murphy’s signing of recently passed legislation into law. At the same time, Murphy signed a second bill making the ownership, possession, purchase, sale, or ...

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EDISON, NJ – A New Jersey-based company is recalling its “Natural Pig Ears” product that it believes may have caused dog illnesses in two pets, which may be related to potential Salmonella contamination noted during an ongoing FDA investigation. Edison-based Lennox International, Inc. said it is ...

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Marla, a two-year-old female dog, has been missing since Tuesday from where she was staying on South Avenue in Westfield. She answers to “Mar Mar.” Marla is spayed and chipped. Do not chase her — she is extremely skittish. Her owner, who is visiting from Georgia, is frantic and has been to ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Local grassroots organization PRAAR, or Plainfield Residents' Association for Animal Rescue, reminds pet owners to bring furry friends inside during extreme heat. Read more from PRAAR: As temperatures rise, responsibilities do too ... and so do consequences. The law:  ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - A female German Shepard was picked up by the Animal Control Officer from Plainfied Police on Sunday on the 300 block of East Front Street. She is being transported to the AHS-Newark Branch shelter. There is no microchip, and no tags, according to Plainfield Residents' ...

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The repetitive loud noise of 4th of July fireworks can be frightening for animals, so much so that more dogs go missing around Independence Day than any other time of year. TAPinto owners, editors, and reporters have learned how to help their rescue dogs get through the night and share their ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - Have you seen Sparky?  He is a 6-month-old Yorkie/Maltese mix, leaning more towards Yorkie, who is believed to have been last seen at Orchard Street and Jefferson Avenue in Rahway.  The owners suspect he was taken. Sparky was neutered on May 7, and the stiches were removed on May ...

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UPDATE:  Owner and Pup have been reunited! PLAINFIELD, NJ - Do you know this little guy?  He was found on Wednesday near the intersection of Hillside and Evergreen avenues in Plainfield. He is unneutered, and was found with no collar, tags, or microchip. If he looks familiar, please ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ – An ongoing animal cruelty investigation has led authorities to seize 170 dogs at a home in Kingwood, according to a press release from Acting Hunterdon County Prosecutor Michael J. Williams. Detectives from the Williams’ Major Crimes Unit and State Police based in Kingwood ...

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6/10/19 UPDATE:  Dog and owner have been reunited! PLAINFIELD, NJ - A small brown male Chihuahua dog was found wandering near Fernwood Avenue at Dorsey Place in the Netherwood Heights section of Plainfield.  This older dog did not have tags, and the owner has not been found. Currently the dog ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Residents' Association for Animal Rescue shares news that a grey, friendly, ear-tipped / notched cat was found on Hillside Ave. near Watchung Ave. on Saturday afternoon. PRAAR notes that AHS-Newark animal control currently has the cat.  If this little one looks ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The search continues for Jax, who has been missing for a week now. "Our dog went missing Sunday morning and is still missing," Ben Reposa told TAPintoSPF. "We are heartbroken. Our 1-yr-old daughter is starting to realize her dog is missing. She keeps looking in his ...

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