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Best Friends Animal Society Innovative Web-based platform

(NAPSI)—The lives of nearly 733,000 cats and dogs could be saved with the help of caring humans and an innovative Web-based platform introduced this week by Best Friends Animal Society. Envisioned as a tool to help animal lovers help their communities save more pets, the new community lifesaving dashboard combines groundbreaking... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Board and Train Programs

Dawn O Watson/CNBNews Contributor Recently, I read a disturbing post on social media. In it, a broken-hearted dog owner bemoaned the fact that her puppy had been given over to a training facility which insisted on keeping the pup for eight weeks in order to train the dog properly. During that... Read more →


Officer Down: K-9 Diesel Hit by Vehicle and Killed While Chasing Suspect

six-year-old German Sheperd DIESEL Bartholomew County Sheriff's Office, Indiana End of Watch Saturday, November 14, 2020 K9 Diesel was struck and killed by a vehicle while attempting an apprehension of a subject on two felony domestic battery warrants. K9 Diesel's handler located the subject's vehicle near the intersection of West 600th... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Confidence in Your Dog Handling Skills

Dawn O Watson/CNBNews Contributor Your dog looks to you for guidance. As a pack animal, he searches for your leadership as the Alpha. If that leadership is lacking he may assert himself, growling when you sit in "his" chair, snarling when you disturb him in the middle of "his" bed, and... Read more →


Burlington County Animal Shelter First adoption of 2021

WESTAMPTON – The Burlington County Board of Commissioners celebrated the Burlington County Animal Shelter’s first adoption of 2021. Cooper, a 5-year-old smooth-coated Collie mix, was adopted Saturday by Edgewater Park resident Timesha Matchett and her family. Cooper had spent about two weeks at the shelter after being surrendered because his former... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: New Year, New Attitudes

Dawn O Watson/CNBNews Contributor Whether you’ve had your dog for a long time or he’s a recent addition the new year can bring about some wonderful changes in attitude and behavior for your entire family! A dog reacts by instinct—he does not understand “spiteful behavior”, nor does he have the capacity... Read more →


PET FOR ADOPTION: Meet Russ

Russ, a Shepherd mix up for adoption Russ Name: Russ Species: Dog Location: The Riley Rescue, Bellmawr, NJ Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Shepherd Husky Mix Good With: Kids and dogs Description: "Available for adoption Very friendly The adoption fee for altered animals is $460. Please note that we... Read more →


PET FOR ADOPTION: Meet Jasmine

Jasmine German Shepherd Dog Adult Female Available for Adoption Matawan, NJ 15 miles away Organization Contact Info: Husky House 391 Rt 34 Matawan, NJ 07747 Huskyhouseinc@gmail.com http://huskyhouse.org Meet Jasmine. Rescued, after being found tied up outside and freezing, Jasmine is looking for her loving forever home. Jasmine is a sweet girl... Read more →


Pet Adoption: Meet Boo Boo

Boo Boo Shepherd / Mixed Adult Male Available for Adoption Matawan, NJ Organization Contact Info: Husky House 391 Rt 34 Matawan, NJ 07747 Huskyhouseinc@gmail.com http://huskyhouse.org Meet Boo Boo. Rescued from a difficult situation, now safe at Husky House, Boo Boo is looking for his loving forever home. He is a very... Read more →


CNB Pet News: Tips for Pet Parents

With proper preparation, your pets will be able to handle a household move with ease. (NAPSI)—If you’re a pet parent, you’re far from alone. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, nearly six in 10 American households have at least one pet. When the time comes to move that household, however,... Read more →


How to (Safely) Break Up a Dog Fight

(December 21, 2020)--Getting between two fighting dogs is rarely a good idea. However, there are some situations that require you to intervene to protect one dog from another. There are several safe methods that you can use to stop a dog fight if it becomes necessary. The Wheelbarrow Method This method... Read more →


CONSUMER ALERT: Santa Doesnt Need Your SS Number

December 17, 2020 by Jim Kreidler Consumer Education Specialist, FTC This year, during the pandemic, your holidays might be moving a bit online. On the 10th day of Consumer Protection, maybe you’re planning to send e-cards to family and friends. Or maybe your kids are writing their letter to Santa online,... Read more →


Pet for Adoption: Meet CHELSEA

Pet 0 of 29 Chelsea Great Dane / Mixed Large Adult Female Available for Adoption Matawan, NJ 15 miles away Organization Contact Info: Husky House 391 Rt 34 Matawan, NJ 07747 Huskyhouseinc@gmail.com http://huskyhouse.org Adoption Pending Chelsea's Holiday Wish List! ​Meet Chelsea. Rescued from a hoarding case, Chelsea is a very sweet,... Read more →


PETS FOR ADOPTION: MEET BLUE

Adoption and Rescue Husky House's goal is to place our orphans in permanent loving homes as they already have been abandoned once before by their former owners. We strive to match the right dog with the right family based on the families needs and experience. All former Husky House orphans will... Read more →


Tommy Habeeb, “To The Rescue”: Saved Dogs and Their Grateful Families

(NAPSI)—The heartwarming stories of abandoned dogs and the grateful families who save them are documented in the half-hour weekly syndicated docu-series “To The Rescue.” Airing nationwide, the series is hosted by veteran TV producer-personality Tommy Habeeb (“Cheaters,” “STAG”). “Thousands of dogs are put down every year due to a lack of... Read more →


How to Choose the Best Shampoo for Labradoodles: An Effective Guide

(December 11, 2020)--The Labradoodle is a hybrid dog that results from crossing a Poodle and a Labrador Retriever. The coat colours and texture of this breed differ somewhat but they can be generally grouped into three classes. Choosing the best shampoo for Labradoodle is something that should be done carefully. You... Read more →


Pet Adoption: Meet Boo Boo

Boo Boo Shepherd / Mixed Adult Male Available for Adoption Matawan, NJ Organization Contact Info: Husky House 391 Rt 34 Matawan, NJ 07747 Huskyhouseinc@gmail.com http://huskyhouse.org Meet Boo Boo. Rescued from a difficult situation, now safe at Husky House, Boo Boo is looking for his loving forever home. He is a very... Read more →


PET FOR ADOPTION: MEET MILA

Mila Siberian Husky Small Young Female Available for Adoption Matawan, NJ Organization Contact Info: Husky House 391 Rt 34 Matawan, NJ 07747 Huskyhouseinc@gmail.com http://huskyhouse.org Meet Mila! Recovered from her Hydrocephalus surgery, a shunt to drain fluid build-up from her brain, Mila is looking for her loving, forever home. Mila has special... Read more →


PET FOR ADOPTION: MEET AMTRAK

Amtrak Siberian Husky Adult Male Available for Adoption Matawan, NJ Organization Contact Info: Husky House 391 Rt 34 Matawan, NJ 07747 Huskyhouseinc@gmail.com http://huskyhouse.org Meet Amtrak! Found tied to a train station (hence his name!), he’s a friendly, happy boy, looking for his forever home. He's sweet, playful, likes people, knows sit,... Read more →


A Labrador Retriever Stuck In An Icy Lake Cries Out For Help

A Fireman/EMT slides across an icy lake to save a dog in freezing water. Everyone thought the dog, named Chalie was OK, but suddenly he stopped breathing — and they had to figure out how to get him back FAST. Special thanks to Charlies Dog Rescue & @TheresaFireDepartment (https://www.facebook.com/TheresaFireD...) for this... Read more →


Pet for Adoption: Meet MOCHA

Mocha Belgian Shepherd Malinois Young Female Available for Adoption Matawan, NJ 15 miles away Organization Contact Info: Husky House 391 Rt 34 Matawan, NJ 07747 Huskyhouseinc@gmail.com http://huskyhouse.org Meet Mocha! An owner surrender due to her not doing well on their farm, Mocha is looking for her loving, forever home. Very intelligent... Read more →


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

Dawn O Watson/CNBNews Contributor Some dogs seem to take up all your time. They cry for attention, interrupt your daily activities by pawing, staring, and even being destructive. If these behaviors occur on a regular basis it may be time to set some boundaries. Be gentle but firm when attention-seeking behaviors... Read more →


Preventing Pet Hazards this Thanksgiving

By Laura Fournlotis BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital Thanksgiving is a time to pause, reflect, and show thanks to friends, family, and companions, which includes our beloved pets. While we enjoy quality time (and food) with friends and family this holiday, it is important to keep a few things in... Read more →


Pet for Adoption: Louisa, German Shepherd

Louisa German Shepherd Dog Large Adult Female Available for Adoption Matawan, NJ 15 miles away Organization Contact Info: Husky House 391 Rt 34 Matawan, NJ 07747 Huskyhouseinc@gmail.com http://huskyhouse.org Meet Louisa. Louisa is looking for her loving forever home. An owner surrender, she is an even tempered girl. She gets along well... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Moving Day

Dawn O Watson/CNBNews Contributor On average, a middle-income American will change his place of residence 11.7 times. The family pet will likely be involved in several of those moves! You can ease Fido's anxiety about moving by taking him to the "new place" and allowing him to sniff and explore all... Read more →


BluePearl Pet Hospital Expanding Scope of Veterinary Services, Acquires PetHospice

With this acquisition, BluePearl will offer in-home end-of-life care to pet owners in northern California, and telehealth support services nationwide. Tampa, Fla.—November 17, 2020—BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital today announced it has acquired PetHospice, a California-based end-of-life services company focused on telehealth and education as well as in-home care for... Read more →


Mo-Mo Knows Snow: Getting Outside in Winter is Good for Us

Mutt Mulligan, a rescue dog and the spokes dog of the TurfMutt Foundation, says a key to health and well-being is getting outside this winter Alexandria, Va. – Winter can be tough on people in the best of times, but it is particularly challenging during a global pandemic. Throughout the spring,... Read more →


PET FOR ADOPTION: Meet Pebbles

Pebbles Terrier / Schnauzer / Mixed Adult Female Available for Adoption Matawan, NJ Organization Contact Info: Husky House 391 Rt 34 Matawan, NJ 07747 Huskyhouseinc@gmail.com http://huskyhouse.org Adoption Pending Meet Pebbles! An owner surrender, Pebbles is looking for her loving, forever home. She is very sweet, playful and loves people. Interested in... Read more →


PET ADOPTION: Meet Cherry, Laborador, Female

Meet Cherry! An owner surrender, this adorable yellow lab girl is super sweet and high energy. She would do best in an active home. Interested in adopting Cherry? Please visit www.huskyhouse.org today to fill out an application. More about Cherry Up-to-date with vaccinations Available date: 10/28/2020 Birthdate: 5/2/2019 (not exact) High... Read more →


NJ State Police Arrest Shamong Woman for Illegally Providing Meds to Sick Puppy

The puppy was sick when it was sold, according to police Shamong, N.J. – Colonel Patrick J. Callahan and Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced today that Dawn Abrams, 46, of Shamong, N.J. has been charged with illegally providing medication to treat a sick puppy that she sold while falsely claiming... Read more →


12 Tips to Keep Your Pet Safe During the Holidays

Holidays are the most awaited time of the year for many of us. However, due to the excitement and constant distractions, we can easily forget about how much danger this period can mean to our furry friends. From candy to mistletoe and from forgotten lit candles to fireworks, many holiday specialties... Read more →


CNBNews Exclusive: An Award Winning Short Story

A Very Old Man By Dawn O Watson/CNBNews Contributor Written in 1993. Winner of several literary awards. He shuffled along the street trying to make out the forms moving about him through his thick glasses. The bag he carried was heavy but too precious to set down, even for a moment.... Read more →


Mutt Mulligan, TurfMutt Spokesdog, Celebrates Adoptaversary

Her First Year Wearing The Superhero Cape (NAPSI)—Outdoor learning experiences, stewardship of green spaces, and care for all living landscapes, is the aim of the TurfMutt Foundation, now celebrating the one-year “adoptaversary” of its new spokesdog, Mutt Mulligan (a.k.a. Mo-Mo). Mo-Mo is a mixed breed pup who was adopted by Kris... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering Through the Streets of South Jersey (Brooklawn Chapter II)

CORRECTED William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews PEYTON (Gloucestercitynews.net)(October 28, 2020)--Daniel Boggs recently submitted a Letter to the Editor titled "Are The Communities of Gloucester City/Brooklawn Turning Into Slums?". Although we agree with Mr. Boggs about some neighborhoods in Gloucester City having a housing and trash problem the only thing we... Read more →


BluePearl Emergency Pet Hospital List Tips to Keep Your Pets Warm in the Winter

An Artic blast—the most significant of the season—is poised to send temperatures plunging in much of the western and central U.S. this week. As the icy air mass settles and possible rounds of snow fall across parts of the Upper Midwest, veterinarians at BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital are advising... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: The Art of (stopping) Noise

Dawn O Watson/CNBnews Contributor Dogs bark for many reasons—because they are excited, anxious, or feel the need to warn. However, some dogs bark for no reason at all. It’s frustrating when Fido is constantly barking and shouting over the noise does nothing to calm him. What can you do to correct... Read more →


Paws for The Cause, Pet Parade and Howl-o-ween Costume Contest at Freedom Pier

Sunday Nov 01, 2020 Paws for The Cause, Pet Parade and Howl-o-ween Costume Contest Grab your human and come out and support The Rotary Club and the Gloucester City Police Dept's K-9 patrol. About this Event Calling all adorable pets!! Come out for the 1st annual Paws for the Cause Pet... Read more →


National Dog Show Therapy Dog Symposium hosted by Rowan University

CNB News image After the inaugural National Dog Show Therapy Dog Symposium at Rowan University in November 2019, we decided to do it again. This year, with the pandemic precautions, we will be holding our event virtually. Bookmark this page for more information coming soon! ONLINE - Tuesday, NOVEMBER 17th 2020... Read more →


Saved Dogs and Their Grateful Families, Airs Weekly on Saturdays

From the Creator & Star of CHEATERS, Tommy Habeeb, “To The Rescue”: TV producer Tommy Habeeb and one of the dogs needing a “fur-ever” home featured on his new show (NAPSI)—The heartwarming stories of abandoned dogs and the grateful families who save them are documented in the half-hour weekly syndicated docu-series... Read more →


Pandemic Causing Some Pets to Gain Weight

The problem is one that is familiar to millions of people and a growing number of their pets: a schedule disrupted by the pandemic. In many instances, pet owners—bound to their homes—are giving their dogs and cats more attention, more playtime, and more walks, improving health for pets and people alike.... Read more →


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Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: History

Dawn O Watson/CNBNews Contributor When you adopt a dog from a shelter or rescue you may be given information about his or her past. It may be a sad or disturbing story that will make you vow to make up for all of your dog’s past suffering. However, if you approach... Read more →


Fox Chase Paws for Cause Begins Oct. 1

Our month‑long virtual Paws for the Cause event begins this week! Bring your friends, families, dogs and cats and join us this Thursday, October 1, at 7:00 p.m. for our “Pup Rally” Kick‑Off Celebration, featuring Fox Chase luminaries and an appearance by Fox29 Meteorologist Sue Serio! The video will be broadcast... Read more →


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

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Your puppy has been a member of your family for several months, or even a year. She’s been friendly with your kids and your other pets, housebroken, and has been taught not to chew the furniture. But suddenly, she’s like a different dog—barking, nipping, being rude in day... Read more →


What Can I Give My Dog For Pain Relief?

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine JoAnna Pendergrass (DVM) answers your questions today on the Honest Paws blog: How can I tell if my dog is in pain? And what can I give my dog if he/she is in pain? One of the most common questions that veterinarians are asked is, "What can... Read more →


Benefits of Feeding Acidophilus Dog Probiotics to Your Pup 

SEPTEMBER 24, 2020--All bacteria are not as harmful as evident from probiotics, which are helpful bacteria that improve dog health. These bacteria occur naturally in the digestive tracts and available as supplements that can help your dog Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files develop a robust immune system that can take care of several... Read more →


Home Country: Billy The Official Town Dog

Slim Randles | CNBNews There really wasn’t anything going on at the school crossing, much to the consternation of Billy … our town dog. It was one of Billy’s duties to escort kids across the street to the school. He’d been doing it ever since Sally, the former town dog, passed... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip: Take a Walk

Dawn O Watson/CNBNews Contributor Many dog owners go to great lengths to fence in their yards to permit the family dog to exercise. However, that isn’t all that Fido needs to stay healthy and happy. Walking is a social exercise. It stimulates your dog into being social and allows him to... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: When Is It Time?

Your dog is aging. He has slowed down, he struggles to walk or sit, and you suspect his joints ache, he’s developed cataracts, and no longer seems to engage with the family. Is it time to gently ease him from this world and onto the next? There is no right or... Read more →


How many doses of CBD oil should you give your dog for anxiety?

(September 9, 2020)--Does your dog scurry under the bed at the sound of loud thundering? Or perhaps your pet gets anxious when they are separated from you or around new people. What many people don't know is that dogs experience anxiety just like humans. Because we love our pets it can... Read more →