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Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: End of Life Decisions (CNBNewsnet)

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor When a pet passes away you will want to arrange for cremation or burial. It’s best to think about these issues before the grieving process starts. Check the Internet for costs associated... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Separation Anxiety

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Gloucestercitynews.net--Separation Anxiety is a condition shared by many dogs. In some cases it’s so bad that the dog is returned to the shelter or given away by frustrated owners. When the owner... Read more →


*Calling all Groovy Pets and Pet Lovers!

Gloucestercitynews.net—VOORHEES, NJ - - Calling all groovy pets and pet lovers! The Voorhees Animal Orphanage (VAO) is ready to bark and roll at their 23rd Annual Woofstock Festival, a dog-friendly event open to the public... Read more →


PET NEWS: Is treatment forever?

By Katherine Unger Baillie | Kbaillie@Upenn.edu Published: Sep 11, 2019 Gloucestercitynews.net--PHILADELPHIA PA--Nearly two decades ago, a gene therapy restored vision to Lancelot, a Briard dog who was born with a blinding disease. This ushered in... Read more →


September is National Preparedness Month: Plan for the Pet

Gloucestercitynews.net--September is National Preparedness Month, and as the country slowly recovers from Hurricane Dorian’s devastating path of destruction, it is a perfect time to put an emergency plan in place for the whole family, which... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Back to School

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Gloucestercitynews.net--It’s that time of year, again—kids are going back to school and Fido will no longer have his best buddies home to keep him entertained. When your dog is suddenly home alone... Read more →


GTPD Receives the Animal Angel Award from Homeward Bound Adoption Center Today

Gloucestercitynews.net--(GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ)--The Gloucester Township Police Department (GTPD) accepted the Animal Angel Award, from The Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center. The Animal Angel Award is meant to highlight persons; businesses or organizations that have a... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: A Companion for Your Companion

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Some people believe that, if their dog is lonely, adopting a second dog is the answer. While it can be a remedy, sometimes a second dog will exacerbate the problem. If you... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: The Terrible Twos

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Puppyhood is an adventure! It’s a time for puppy to explore and learn behavior that is acceptable to you and your family. By the age of about eighteen (human) months your dog... Read more →


Gloucester City Police Respond to Calls About Dogs Allegedly Being Abused

by CNBNewsnet Staff GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 21, 2019)—We received several calls earlier today about dogs being mistreated in the 200 unit block of Morris Street. The callers asked that their names not be used... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Just Sayin': Aging Gracefully (CNBnews.net)

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor I’d like to say that I’m aging gracefully but I’ve never been graceful. I know, the phrase doesn’t mean that you’re actually graceful—it means you look good as an older person. On... Read more →


Pet Tip of the Week: How Much Space is Needed?

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Some breeds of dogs need space in which to exercise and play; others don't requires as much. But it doesn't always depend on the size of the dog! Whippets are tiny dogs... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Medication Time

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor There are many products on the over-the-counter veterinary market that claim to de-stress dogs. Some of them can be useful while others show very little anxiety relief. I have used the following... Read more →


New Law Criminalize Animal Fighting Paraphernalia

(TRENTON) (Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 9, 2019)--– To close a loophole in New Jersey law regarding animal fighting, legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Carol Murphy, Jamel Holley, Daniel Benson and Paul Moriarty to criminalize the possession of animal... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Scaredies and Owies

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor (Gloucestercitynews.net)--Dogs have many ways of expressing pain and anxiety. When your dog is anxious she may drool profusely, shake, stare intently at you, (her owner) or even vomit. These physical signs are... Read more →


(Video) Labrador Retriever Shot by Police Officer in Vernon Twp. | nj1015.com

VERNON TOWNSHIP (July 29, 2019)-- — Police today released body camera footage from a Saturday incident in which an officer shot and killed a pet dog after it ran out onto Gloucester City News blog... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Spinal Injuries

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor (Gloucestercitynews.net) (July 27, 2019)-- Let’s talk about your dog’s backbone. No, not the phrase that means he’s brave—the actual spine of your dog. Dogs can easily suffer spinal injuries. The more serious... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Just Sayin': Friends Like Mine (Life on the Fringe)

Dawn Watson/CNB News Contributor *Living rough the way I do is not a unique experience. Even in the Land of Opportunity, thousands of people are living on the fringe of society. It’s a humbling, sweltering,... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Home Alone

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Life can be complicated. Most people have jobs, activities, children, or other commitments to juggle and can’t be at home all day. If your dog spends long hours alone in the house... Read more →


$5,000 Reward Offered for Lost Seeing Eye Puppy

NJ1015.COM Reward now a record-breaking $5,000 for lost Seeing Eye puppy The German Shepherd pup escaped just before her training was to start. The 14-month-old female German shepherd puppy has been missing from Wantage since... Read more →


Final Defendants Sentenced in Multi-State Dog Fighting Prosecution

TRENTON, N.J. – The last of 12 defendants to be convicted for their roles in multi-state dog fighting conspiracies was sentenced today, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito of the District of New Jersey and Assistant Attorney... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: The Spoiled Dog

Dawn Watson CNBNews Contributor No verbal phrase evokes more anger in me than the sentence, “He is a spoiled dog.” What exactly is a spoiled dog? A dog that is allowed on the couch, on... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Clip Those Nails!

Dawn Watson | CNBNews Contributor Most dogs need to have their nails clipped on a monthly basis. While some dogs are sensitive about the procedure, you can desensitize your dog so that his manicures are... Read more →