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Attention Gloucester County Residents!!! Rabid Raccoon in Deptford Township

(Deptford Township, NJ) – Residents in the vicinity of 200 Ogden Road, Deptford Township should be aware that a raccoon tested positive on January 10, 2022. There were no animals or humans exposed. The Gloucester County Health Department would like to remind you to be aware of this incident and take appropriate safety measures for all children and pets. Rabies is a deadly disease caused by a virus in the saliva of infected animals. If left untreated can cause death. Post-exposure treatment is needed immediately. All pet owners are urged to check the vaccination status of their pets. Residents should... Read more →


Gloucester County Animal Shelter at Full Capacity, Please Consider Adopting One of These Precious Dogs

Full kennels at the Gloucester County Animal Shelter (Clayton, NJ)—The Gloucester County Animal Shelter’s kennel is full of animals looking for their forever homes! “We have a lot of dogs at the shelter patiently waiting for homes. There’s a match for everyone,” said Director Frank J. DiMarco. “We are committed to finding each animal their perfect home. We will always prioritize the well-being of the animals when finding their forever families.” Director Frank J. DiMarco is the liaison to the shelter and would like to remind residents that adoption fees remain only $35.00 for dogs and cats 5 years and... Read more →


Guest Opinion: John Reinke Busts Myths About GW’s Animal Abuse...

... Government Overreach Rampant In Tiger King By Marc Ang OKLAHOMA - While many would like to focus on Tiger King’s Joe Exotic’s colorful personality, and some may choose to vilify him due to his most explosive moments, there was no denying that many lives were affected, animals and humans. Namely the loyal and earnest GW Zoo day-to-day manager John Reinke. Gloucestercitynews.net est. 2006 John and I caught up in Oklahoma where he is currently babysitting a few circus big cats. He is best known for his close relationship with tamed lion Bone Digger. Local news featured the lion chilling... Read more →


CNBNews Pet Tips: How To Stop A Dog From Chewing When Home Alone?

Chewing is a natural behavior for dogs. They use their mouths to explore the environment in the same way that humans use their hands as investigative tools. Irksome and sometimes expensive destructive chewing usually takes place when the owner is not with the dog. Therefore, correction, when the dog starts or is in the act, is impossible. The chewing can then become a compulsive behavior when the dog is lonely, bored, stressed, or anxious. What type of chewer is your dog? 8 steps to stop dog chewing Which chew toy may be right for your dog? What type of chewer... Read more →


PET TIPS: Home Alone Barking

Jacque Lynn Schultz, C.P.D.T., Companion Animal Programs Adviser. National Outreach Within moments of Robin’s departure for work, Ruffles, her scruffy terrier mix, issues his usual succession of short, sharp, assertive barks, consistently apprising Robin’s neighbors of her comings and goings. The co-op board is considering eviction. Robin is at wits’ end. Thinkstock Why All the Noise? Dogs who bark when left alone fit several profiles. Separation anxiety sufferers are tightly bonded to their guardians and act as though their world has ended when they are apart. These dogs may also eliminate around the home, frantically chew on human possessions, and... Read more →


CNB Pet Tips: Make Sure Puppy is Healthy/Parvo-Free

Canine parvovirus(commonly called parvo) is a highly contagious viral disease that can produce a life-threatening illness in puppies and dogs. It can be transmitted by any person, animal or object that comes in contact with an infected dog’s feces. Puppies, adolescent dogs, and adult dogs who are not vaccinated are at risk of contracting the virus. Protecting your puppy or dog from parvovirus could save his or her life. Keep your dog healthy and parvo-free with these 8 tips: 1. Make sure your dog is properly vaccinated. Puppies should receive their first vaccines at 6-8 weeks of age; boosters should... Read more →


CHRISTMAS EVE:

Peyton and Me Meandering Through Gloucester City, Bellmawr and Brooklawn (Chapter XVI)

UPDATED/CORRECTED William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews SUCH A PEACEFUL SCENE--The Gloucester City Municipal Building; in the background is St. Marys Church. The photo was taken on Christmas Eve. How many remember going to Christmas Eve mass at St. Mary's Church which was held at midnight. I am talking about a time when a person who was Catholic had to be tough. For example in those days, you couldn't eat meat on Fridays. Something to do with the Pope's brother-in-law owning a fish market. I am just kidding about the fish market but that was the time period you didn't... Read more →


There Are Plenty Of Dogs And Cats Available For Christmas Presents

Best Friends Animal Society Suggests the Adoption Option This Holiday Season Adoption Gift Certificates Are a Great Idea for Friends or Families Looking for a Pet Assets: Photos & Broll Americans are inundated each year by classic images of bow-bedecked puppies or kitten-stuffed stockings, so it’s not surprising that many families bring pets home for the holidays. Not everyone considers this, but where those pets come from can either help or hurt efforts to end the killing of pets in America’s shelters. Best Friends Animal Society encourages families and individuals who are thinking of getting a new furry friend this... Read more →


Tiny Tina asks Santa for a Christmas Wish...a family of her own

Tiny Tina asks Santa for a Christmas Wish ... a family of her own. Tina is an adorable Chi/Pittie mix pulled from Gloucester County Animal Shelter, she's house and crated trained and walks nice on a leash. Tina is 3-years-old and fully vetted. She is looking to become a member of a family in a low-key home with patience and Love Check her out at this link and apply https://www.adoptapet.com/ Contact One Love Animal Rescue Camden County Bellmawr, New Jersey 08099 Email 856-347-0840 Read more →


National Pet Hospital Sees 372% Increase in Chocolate-Related ER Visits Every Christmas Eve

Laura Fourniotis via prnewswire.com--The holiday season is one of the busiest times of the year, not only for malls and department stores but also for veterinary emergency hospitals around the country. In fact, BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital, which has more than 100 hospitals in 29 U.S. states, sees an approximate 372% increase in chocolate-related emergency visits every Christmas Eve. Peyton Cleary, Hilton Head Island, March 2021 “It is easy for unattended pets to get into some dangerous holiday treats as people get busy spending time with family and friends,” said Lindsey E. Bullen, DVM, Diplomate ACVN, Board Certified... Read more →


Why is Esports Betting Gaining More Popularity?

Here Are 5 Reasons Why Gamblers Love To Bet On It One of the hottest topics of late is the topic of "Why is Esports becoming more popular?" Over the course of the last year there has been a noticeable increase of interest in both traditional gambling and the world of "e-sports", which involves online video games. Today, there is no longer an excuse for you not to be able to enjoy the excitement and thrill of online gaming. Whether you are interested in playing video games for money or just simply want to join in the fun, there are... Read more →


U.S. Postal Service Slip, Trip and Fall Prevention

U.S. Postal Service Shares Safety Tips A few simple precautions can help you, your family and your mail carrier have happier, safer holidays. (NAPSI)—The United States Postal Service cares about keeping employees and customers safe every day of the year. As the holidays approach, here are some important safety tips. Slip, Trip And Fall Prevention: Last year, 17,534 Postal Service employees were victims of a slip, trip, or fall—one of the leading types of accidents for mail carriers—many of which can result in serious injury. With increased letter and package deliveries during the holidays, carriers experience preventable falls in urban,... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: PETA Maintains Pressure on NIH To Stop Funding Animal Testing...

After Fauci-Blamed Beagle Scandal By Marc Ang WASHINGTON, DC - On December 7, Rep. Brendan Boyle (D-PA) hosted a Congressional Briefing with actress Edie Falco of “Sopranos” and Nurse Jackie fame and PETA neuroscientists (Science Advancement & Outreach) Dr. Katherine Roe and Dr. Emily Trunnell. I also interviewed Roe and Trunnell separately. Currently, there are no cures or adequate treatments for diseases like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, sepsis, cancer, mental illness, HIV and diabetes. The National Institutes of Health (NIH), the largest global funder of biomedical research, spent $370 billion in the last decade, with more than half into failing animal experiments.... Read more →


This Year There Were 26 K9s Killed in the Line of Duty

K9 Figo Cullman County Sheriff's Office, AL EOW: Tuesday, January 5, 2021 Cause: Automobile crash K9 Riley Sacramento County Sheriff's Department, CA EOW: Monday, January 18, 2021 Cause: Gunfire K9 Luna Duluth Police Department, MN EOW: Thursday, February 25, 2021 Cause: Gunfire K9 Joker Indian River County Sheriff's Office, FL EOW: Wednesday, April 21, 2021 Cause: Training accident K9 Kozmo Mesquite Police Department, TX EOW: Monday, April 26, 2021 Cause: Assault K9 Jango Bakersfield Police Department, CA EOW: Tuesday, April 27, 2021 Cause: Gunfire K9 Khan Monroe County Sheriff's Office, GA EOW: Friday, May 14, 2021 Cause: Heatstroke K9 Jaeger... Read more →


Is There A Pit Bull Dog Fighting Ring Operating in SJ?

Jersey Pits Rescue is at Red Bank Veterinary Hospitals (Tinton Falls). Over the weekend they announced that they had to lay precious Percy to rest. A spokesperson stated, His soul was simply too perfect and too pure for this world. His doctors called during his procedure with news we were not hoping to hear. His entire lower jaw would need to be removed which means a feeding tube for life, not able to drink water, play with toys, etc." Percy was found wandering in Vineland last month suffering from various injuries that have required multiple surgeries. He died of his... Read more →


CNB Pet Tips: The Taste Of Fall—You Can Share With Your Dog

(NAPSI)—Now is the time for all things pumpkin: From pumpkin spice lattes and candles to pumpkin patches and carving, there’s something pumpkin for everyone—including your four-legged friends. Now you can share your love of pumpkin with your pooch. Just like us, dogs go crazy over the taste of pumpkin,” says Ronna Krahl, Vice President of Marketing—Companion Pet, Manna Pro Products, maker of Fruitables pet treats. “But what many people don’t realize is that there are also a number of health benefits that come along with the tasty treat.” The Power of Pumpkin Pumpkin isn’t just a delicious treat. When fresh,... Read more →


Hip-Hip-HOORAY! Angel Found A Forever Home

GCAS Adopts Longest Resident- Angel! Pictured: Deputy Director Frank J. DiMarco, Commissioner Jim Jefferson and Commissioner Heather Simmons with Angel and his new owners, Shantel Cox and Hailey Morgan. The Gloucester County Animal Shelter has found their longest resident­ their forever home! Angel, a 5-year-old dog Argentino, has found the family for him! Angel is the longest resident at the shelter for 189 days. “Angel was surrendered to GCAS because his owner was unable to care for him. The shelter has been his home for half a year and we are so happy to see him find his forever home,”... Read more →


CNBNews Pet Tips: Managing Pet Anxiety Amid Transitioning Routines

by Darris Cooper, CPDT-KA (NAPSI)—As students return to in-person learning and pet parents gradually begin to spend more time outside the house, pets around the country are having to adapt to new daily routines, adjust to more time alone and navigate more frequent social interactions. Pets thrive on predictability, so it’s not uncommon to see them exhibit anxious or destructive behaviors when their routines shift dramatically. Fortunately, there are many resources and tools available to help pet parents make this transition as seamless as possible for their furry family members. To support your pets’ mental health as they adjust to... Read more →


PET TIPS: The holidays can be stressful if your pet is not properly prepared for company

Having guests over during the holidays can be stressful if your pet is not properly prepared for company. Although BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital only begin to see an uptick in pets for anxiety and distress after the holidays (as owners are usually too busy during the festivities), board-certified veterinary behaviorist, Walter F. Burghardt, says it is important that behavioral issues are addressed sooner rather than later. Lacey and Erica Cleary Here’s what pet owners should know while hosting guests this holiday season, according to behavioral expert, Dr. Burghardt: What may "trigger" a pet to react? Holiday events that... Read more →


The Latest Phenomenon....PET HOSPICE!

More and more cats and dogs are getting the “human treatment.” There are pet therapists, pet spas, even pet clothing stores. The latest phenomenon to hit the market: pet hospice. Around the country, a growing number of veterinarians are offering hospice care, giving cats and dogs — and their owners — a less anxious, more comfortable passing. The approach entails ceasing aggressive medical treatment and giving pain and even anti-anxiety drugs. Unlike in hospice care for humans, euthanasia is an option — and in fact, is a big part of this end-of-life turn. When it’s time, the hospice veterinarian performs... Read more →


National Adoption Week for Pets

November 12, 2021 by Jennifer Leach Associate Director, Division of Consumer and Business Education, FTC This has been National Adoption Week for pets, and by now, thousands of dogs and cats might have new homes in the hearts of many thousands of people. But as the holidays approach, scammers know that families are hearing about their kids’ NEED for a dog or cat. And scammers are ready to take advantage by offering up that perfect pet — for a fee. You’ll find ads offering litters of puppies, especially, on websites and listservs online. But once you pay, your supposed pet... Read more →


PETS ARE THE BEST FRIENDS: Medication Errors Happen to Pets, Too (FDA VIDEO)

Peyton Cleary as a puppy Your dog or cat is sick, and you head to the animal hospital. The veterinarian prescribes medications that you hope will make your pet better. But with pets, as with people, medication errors can happen. Just as the Food and Drug Administration monitors medication errors that affect people, the agency watches out for mistakes that may harm animals. According to Linda Kim-Jung, PharmD, a safety reviewer in the Center for Veterinary Medicine’s (CVM's) Division of Veterinary Product Safety, "A number of the medication errors that occur in the treatment of people are the same as... Read more →


Barbara A. Rodier, of Bellmawr/Somerdale; former receptionist for Sterling Veterinary Associates

Of Bellmawr and formerly of Somerdale, passed away peacefully on October 19, 2021. Born in Camden, NJ, she was the daughter of the late, Leonard and Irma (Feriozzi) Mecca. Barbara is survived by her loving children, James Rodier (Amy), Patrick Rodier (Cristin), Christopher Rodier (Sandy) and Matthew Rodier (Elizabeth); grandchildren, Alexis, James, Jr., Jaxon, Gianna, Avery, Ryan, Madeline and Riley Rodier. Barbara had worked as a receptionist for Sterling Veterinary Associates in Stratford, NJ. Catholic Memorial Services will be celebrated at 12:30 pm on Thursday, October 28th at the McCann-Healey Funeral Home: 851 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City, NJ, where family... Read more →


Johnson Park Animal Haven, Middlesex County Closing

Animals will be moved to new homes at sanctuaries, zoos, and/or rescue farms across the state MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – After careful consideration and comprehensive research, and in recognition of the increasing threat that severe weather poses to Johnson Park, the Middlesex County Board of County Commissioners have made the decision to close the Johnson Park Animal Haven. The process to move all animals from the haven to new homes across the state is underway. “For generations, Middlesex County families have visited the animals at the Johnson Park Animal Haven; the park has not only brought joy to those families... Read more →


Camden Make a Dog’s Day Event with Subaru October 22

CNBNews photo Voorhees, NJ – Animal Welfare Association has teamed up with Subaru of America, Inc. for Camden Make a Dog’s Day, the local activation of the third annual National Make a Dog’s Day. In 2019, Subaru established National Make a Dog’s Day as a national holiday on October 22 as part of the automaker’s commitment to supporting the well-being of pets. The day is aimed at helping the hard-to-adopt shelter dogs find loving homes and encourages people to do something special for their dog to “make” their day and share their happy dog on social media using #MakeADogsDay. The... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: 11 K-9's DIE WHILE ON DUTY BETWEEN JUNE 4 AND SEPT. 11; FIVE FROM HEATSTROKE

K9 Kitt Braintree Police Department, MA EOW: Friday, June 4, 2021 Cause: Gunfire K9 Zena Cocoa Police Department, FL EOW: Wednesday, June 23, 2021 Cause: Heatstroke K9 Max St. Joseph Police Department, MO EOW: Wednesday, June 30, 2021 Cause: Gunfire K9 Jas Savannah Police Department, GA EOW: Sunday, July 25, 2021 Cause: Automobile crash K9 Rex Michigan State Police, MI EOW: Sunday, July 25, 2021 Cause: Vehicular assault K9 Byrd Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, TX EOW: Tuesday, August 3, 2021 Cause: Heatstroke K9 Ivar Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office, LA EOW: Friday, August 20, 2021 Cause:... Read more →


LOOKING FOR THE PURR-FECT PET? Visit the Gloucester County Animal Shelter

Raleigh (Clayton, NJ)—The Gloucester County Animal Shelter (GCAS) is open for animal lovers to walk through our kennels. We are open to view and/or adopt an animal Tuesday through Thursday 12 Noon - 7PM and Friday & Saturday 12 Noon - 4PM. The Adoption Office is closed on Sunday's, Monday's and all major holidays. An approved application is not required to walk through the kennel, but we do encourage you to fill an application out prior to arrival just in case you would like to meet an animal available for adoption. “We have so many animals available for adoption at... Read more →


Dog Snatched in Philly Neighborhood

Those who own dogs will agree with the notion that dog ownership is one of the most pleasant experiences people can have. For many, dogs become another family member, a character that has their own personality. There is no doubt that dogs are simply easy to love and hard to hate, which is why it is so upsetting when something terrible happens to them. One of the worst things that can happen to a dog owner is that their dog falls sick, but at least there is always the chance to say goodbye in these situations. When dogs are snatched... Read more →


Support The Gloucester County Animal Shelter

Under the direction of the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners and with guidance from the Animal Shelter Advisory Committee and the County Health Department, the Gloucester County Animal Shelter (GCAS) became operational in July 1990 with the completion of the Animal Shelter building in Clayton. The GCAS operated as a division of the Gloucester County Health Department to address the growing rabies problems in the early 1990s. In 1994, the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners designated the shelter and its services as the Department of Animal Shelter, operating independently of other departments. Expansions Since our inception, the GCAS has had... Read more →


Five Ways To Treat Your Pet To A Spooky, Safe Halloween

You and your pets can enjoy a happy Halloween in cute matching costumes. by Darris Cooper, CPDT-KA (NAPSI)—It’s no secret that pets are like family—holiday traditions included.This Halloween bring your pups in on the spooky fun by decking them out in a scary cute costume and training them to be the most polite trick-or-treater on the block. From fun costumes to virtual and in-person dog training, Petco has everything a pet parent needs to make Halloween a howling good time for the whole family. Whether your family is planning to trick-or-treat or celebrate at home, here are five surefire ways... Read more →


Annual Paws for the Cause Dog Walk in-person* on Sunday, October 3

Fox Chase Cancer Center will proudly host the 22nd Annual Paws for the Cause Dog Walk in-person* on Sunday, October 3, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. until noon. Registration is open and available here! Peyton Cleary (CNBNews photo) It's not too late to join in! Bring your canine companion and join us for a one-mile walk around the Fox Chase campus to raise much-needed funds for cancer research at Fox Chase Cancer Center. Don’t miss this amazing event featuring food, music, entertainment for children, raffles, contests and prizes, and more. A variety of vendors and animal rescue organizations will also be... Read more →


PETS ARE THE BEST: EMMY IS UP FOR ADOPTION

Emmy Adult Female Great Pyrenees / Golden Retriever / Mixed Courtesy Post - Meet Emmy! Emmy is a beautiful Great Pyrenees mix. She is independent, very loving with adults she trusts, and protective. She would prefer a home with a large companion dog, as she grew up on a farm, but may require a proper introduction and a little time to get adjusted to the other dog. Emmy would be best in a home without children. She will need an adopter that is patient/experienced with independent dogs. Interested in adopting Emmy? Please visit www.huskyhouse.org today to fill out an application.... Read more →


HUSKY HOUSE NEEDS YOUR HELP!!!

Please Help Our Pups Win! Help us stay in FIRST place for our region. Voting is fast, fun, easy and FREE! You can cast 1 vote per day (every 24 hours) from September 22 – 28. - please vote every day - ask your family, friends and followers to vote -share our link on social media allowing others to vote Click here to vote for Husky House! Cast your vote today! Husky House has rescued thousands of dogs from kill shelters, puppy mills and owner surrenders. We are committed to the rescue, shelter, care and adoption of these unwanted dogs.... Read more →


Pet Tips: Managing Pet Anxiety Amid Transitioning Routines

You can help your pet get through separation anxiety and other disruptions of the new normal. by Darris Cooper, CPDT-KA (NAPSI)—As students return to in-person learning and pet parents gradually begin to spend more time outside the house, pets around the country are having to adapt to new daily routines, adjust to more time alone and navigate more frequent social interactions. Pets thrive on predictability, so it’s not uncommon to see them exhibit anxious or destructive behaviors when their routines shift dramatically. Fortunately, there are many resources and tools available to help pet parents make this transition as seamless as... Read more →


New Treatment for Mast Cell Tumors in Dogs

November 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the approval of Stelfonta (tigilanol tiglate injection) to treat dogs with non-metastatic, skin-based (cutaneous) mast cell tumors (MCTs). The FDA is also approving Stelfonta to treat non-metastatic MCTs located under the dog’s skin (subcutaneous), in particular areas of a dog’s leg. Stelfonta is injected directly into the MCT (intratumoral injection). Stelfonta works by activating a protein that spreads throughout the treated tumor, which disintegrates tumor cells. Peyton Cleary “This is the first approval for an intratumoral injection to treat non-metastatic mast cell tumors in dogs,” said Steven M. Solomon, D.V.M., M.P.H.,... Read more →


PET TIPS: PET ANXIETY ADMID TRANSITIONING ROUTINES

You can help your pet get through separation anxiety and other disruptions of the new normal. by Darris Cooper, CPDT-KA (NAPSI)—As students return to in-person learning and pet parents gradually begin to spend more time outside the house, pets around the country are having to adapt to new daily routines, adjust to more time alone and navigate more frequent social interactions. Pets thrive on predictability, so it’s not uncommon to see them exhibit anxious or destructive behaviors when their routines shift dramatically. Fortunately, there are many resources and tools available to help pet parents make this transition as seamless as... Read more →


Animal Welfare Association to Host Pets for Vets Adoption Event

Pets for Vets waives adoption fees for Camden County residents who are active military, reservists or veterans Voorhees, NJ – Animal Welfare Association (AWA) will host a Pets for Vets tent event at its shelter in Voorhees from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 25. Proudly supported by the Camden County Commissioners, Pets for Vets aims to share the joy of the human-animal bond between veterans and shelter pets. “Owning a pet can provide veterans with invaluable companionship,” says AWA Executive Director Maya Richmond. “Not only do pets help us stay active and socialize, they also make us... Read more →


Atlantic County Animal Shelters Has Pets Available

Peyton Cleary (CNBNews photo credit) PLEASANTVILLE, NJ --Looking for a new pet? Consider adopting a dog or cat from the Atlantic County Animal Shelter, today Friday, Sept. 17 through Sunday, Sept. 19, when adoption fees will be reduced to $25 and waived for senior pets age 7 and older during the annual “Clear the Shelters” promotion. The Atlantic County Animal Shelter offers canines and felines of all ages, sizes and temperaments. And on occasion, purebred dogs and cats become available for adoption. “If you’re looking for a pet, this is a perfect opportunity,” Atlantic County Executive Dennis Levinson said. “The... Read more →


Gloucester City Free Rabies Clinic

Please note: Pet Licenses will be available for sale at the Clinic. Pricing is as follows. Payment in the form of Cash, Check, or money order. Credit Cards cannot be accepted. Dog: Neutered/spayed $13.20; Non-neutered/non-spayed $16.20 Cat: Neutered/spayed $12.00; Non-neutered/non-spayed $15.00 Senior discount is $5 for 62 or older. Read more →


Down The Shore: Atlantic County Looks to ‘Clear the Shelter’, Reducing Adoption Fees

MediaWize Looking for a new pet? Consider adopting a dog or cat from the Atlantic County Animal Shelter, Aug. 23 through Sept. 19, when adoption fees will be reduced to $25 and waived for senior pets age 7 and older during the annual “Clear the Shelters” The Atlantic County Animal Shelter is offering adoptable pets at discounts. (Photo credit www.aclink.org/animalshelter) promotion. The Atlantic County Animal Shelter offers canines and felines of all ages, sizes and temperaments. And on occasion pure bred dogs and cats become available for adoption. “If you’re looking for a pet, this is a perfect opportunity,” Atlantic... Read more →


DOWN THE SHORE: Somers Point Dog Parade/Pageant

MediaWize The Somers Point Business Association and Somers Point-Community First will present their Community Day celebration from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 18, along Bay Avenue, across from Harbor Cove. Doggies will strut their stuff in a pageant especially for pooches. The event features the return of the “Beauty and the Leash” pageant and “Show Us Your Paws” parade. Community Day will open with the Show Us Your Paws parade, led by R Dog of Republic Bank, and is followed by the Beauty and the Leash pageant. The parade is open to all dogs in attendance, and pageant contestants... Read more →


*CLEAR THE PET SHELTERS WITH A POKER RUN

Homeward Bound – Poker Run 2021 Join us as we celebrate the culmination of Clear the Shelters week with a poker run that will start at Barb’s Harley Davidson in Mt. Ephraim then ride from shelter to shelter in South Jersey picking up your cards. The final stop will feature a BBQ where you will play your poker hand at Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center. Adoption fees will be waived the entire day! Take home a furry new best friend on the back of your bike- or in your side car and ride off into the sunset. Read more →


*South Jersey Ducks Unlimited Annual Party

The South Jersey Ducks Unlimited Annual Waterfowl Hunter's Party will be held on Friday, September 10, 2021 at the Mauricetown Fire Hall, 9544 Noble Street, Mauricetown NJ 08329. Come join the membership and friends for the largest Ducks Unlimited event in New Jersey. A great night with good food and lots of fun. Bring your family aand your friends to help support wetlands conservation. Ducks Unlimited was established in 1937 Read more →


Gloucester County Animal Shelter Has The Purr-fect Pet for YOUR FAMILY

(Clayton, NJ)—The Gloucester County Animal Shelter (GCAS) is open for animal lovers to walk through our kennels. The shelter's adoption department is open Tuesday-Thursday 12 p.m.– 7 p.m. and Friday– Saturday 12 p.m.– 4 p.m. An approved application is not required to walk through the kennel, but we do encourage you to fill an application out prior to arrival just in case you would like to meet an animal available for adoption. “We have so many animals available for adoption at the shelter. From guinea pigs to kittens to dogs to cats, there’s a pet for everyone,” said Commissioner Director... Read more →


PEYTON AND ME (XII) Good News and Bad in Biopsy Report

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Peyton loves taking a ride in the van GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 17, 2021)--Monday night we headed to Dr. Ed Sheehan's Veterinary Clinic in Fairview to have Peyton's remaining stitches and staples removed. As you can imagine Peyton was very happy to get those annoying things out of her rear hip as was Connie and I. With the stitches gone so is the E collar. What made us even happier was the news that Peyton and me can get back to our daily two-mile walk. The results of her biopsy were also released last... Read more →


Pet Are The Best: Golden retriever information, characteristics, pictures, and facts

by Michael Ross When it comes to bringing a dog into the family home, few breeds get more interest than the famous Golden Retriever. And it is easy to see why; they are the finest example of what a dog can be. Spend any length of time around a Golden Retriever, and you will find a dog that is highly intelligent, extremely friendly around others, and utterly involved in everything you do as a family. If you want a dog that your kids can grow up around with harmony, then the Golden Retriever makes an obvious choice. At the same... Read more →


PET TIPS: Lyme Disease and How To Combat It

It is peak tick season in many parts of the U.S., and experts are warning that this could be an especially plentiful year for the potentially disease-carrying bugs. While Lyme disease is the most common vector borne disease in the U.S. with 476,000 people are diagnosed each year, what many people do not know, is dogs are also at risk for Lyme disease. Peyton Cleary (CNBNews photo) If left untreated, dogs with Lyme disease can experience heart complications, joint disease, and permanent nervous system damage. As dog owners take to parks and the woods this summer, BluePearl Specialty and Emergency... Read more →


IS YOUR DOG PICTURE PAWFECT?

Don't want to enter the donate-to-vote contest, but still want to support our adoptables? Click Here to Donate Enter Your Photos Other pets (even cats) may join in the fun, but there must be at least 1 HUSKY HOUSE DOG (alumni, adoptable, etc.) in each entry. All proceeds directly benefit our adoptables and their medical bills. Remember, vote early, vote often! Share your pet's entry on social media and encourage friends, family and followers to vote. Click Here to Enter Reserve a Day to Honor Your Pet Want a guaranteed spot in the calendar? Don’t want to enter the donate-to-vote... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering: So Where Is That Black Dog? (Chapter XI )

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Peyton wearing an E Collar GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (August 11, 2021)--Someone said to me the other day "I haven't seen you or your black dog on your daily walk in recent days, is everything okay?" I explained that our best friend and companion Peyton, a black Labrador retriever, is having a tough time following an operation to remove a cyst/tumor. She doesn't like the stitches and insists on pulling them out despite wearing an E collar and being heavily sedated. What is an E Collar? An Elizabethan collar (also known as an E-collar or... Read more →


PET TIPS: The Benefits Of Hemp, Krill And Salmon Oil

A unique combination of hemp seed, krill and salmon oil has significant health benefits for pets both internally and externally. (NAPSI)—If yours is among the nearly seven in 10 U.S. households with pets, you may be glad to learn of a good way to keep them healthy. Hemp seed, krill and salmon oil are some of nature’s best sources of natural essential fatty acids: omega-3 and omega-6 (EPA and DHA). Why Pets Need Them Essential fatty acids cannot be produced in the body and must be supplied by other sources to help ensure optimal health and wellness for your pet... Read more →