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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 →


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 →


Did You Know?

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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 →


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 →


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 →


A Stolen Car, and A Beloved Dog

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Sept. 4, 2020)-(NAPSI)—It started out as a normal day for Mary Harrison—until she briefly left her car running outside of her home with her shih tzu Molly in the backseat and Molly the shih tzu resting happily, safely and comfortably at home. went inside for just a second. When she came... Read more →


You Can Find The Perfect Pet at the Gloucester County Animal Shelter

(Clayton, NJ)—The Gloucester County Animal Shelter put in place special discounts to help clear the shelter during the COVID-19 pandemic, and residents are taking advantage. “Pets have been leaving the shelter into very loving homes thanks to the staff at the shelter,” said Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger. “The staff will... Read more →


Subaru of America and Philadelphia Union showcase adoptable shelter dogs at Subaru Park

August 21, 20209:00AM EDT Automaker Creates Photos of Real Adoptable Dogs to Fill Furry Fan Section at Subaru Park to Help Local Shelter Dogs Find Loving Homes Subaru of America, Inc. and the Philadelphia Union announced on August 21st that Subaru Park, home of the Union, will provide stadium seating to... Read more →


Penn Vet: Poultry in a pandemic, Getting the facts on keeping backyard flocks

By Curt Harler; Hannah Kleckner Hall Published: Aug 12, 2020 Penn Vet's Sherrill Davison reminds poultry owners to collect eggs often. Eggs that sit for too long in the nest may have an increased risk of infection. With the COVID-19 pandemic wearing on, many Americans are turning to raising poultry to... Read more →


Every day in America, 2,000 dogs and cats are killed in shelters

. Best Friends Every day in America, 2,000 dogs and cats are killed in shelters. That means 83 dogs or cats are killed every hour just because they don’t have safe places to call home. That’s the bad news. Now here is the good: Best Friends Animal Society and our 2,700+... Read more →


NaturVet Quiet Moments Calming Aids

Just as pets can help keep people calm, you can help your furry friends relax when their lives get stressful. (NAPSI)—Life can be stressful, and just like us dogs and cats can experience stress caused by loud noises, storms, fear, excitement, travel, grooming, separation anxiety, the addition of a new pet... Read more →


Preparing Your Pet for a Hurricane

It may be a tropical storm now, but Isaias is still poised to threaten the Carolinas later today (and may touch down again in the northern parts of the eastern region later this week) with potentially deadly storm surges and heavy rain. While the storm's track and intensity remains somewhat unknown,... Read more →


Marcus Debaise Points out Lessons Pet Shops Need to Learn amid COVID-19

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 3, 2020)The havoc COVID-19 created and its impact on pet businesses was unanticipated. Although stay-at-home mandates and terminated events made pet parents bond with their pooch, social distancing did hurt pet stores’ revenues and bottom line. The corona pandemic had a detrimental effect on dog grooming, pet training, pet sitting,... Read more →


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

Dawn O Watson/CNBNews Contributor Your dog has grown accustomed to your company because of the pandemic. If this is the case and you are now contemplating going back to the office Fido may show signs of anxiety. Please be patient with him as he relearns spending time alone! One way to... Read more →


CNB Pet News: Glowing dye may aid in eliminating cancer

Dr. David Holt and colleagues have been using an innovative imaging technique to seek out cancer in dogs undergoing surgery. By Katherine Unger Baillie | "Clean margins” are a goal of cancer excision surgery. If even a small piece of cancerous tissue is left behind, it increases the likelihood of a... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Canine Good Citizen Accreditation

Dawn O Watson/CNBNews Contributor The American Kennel Club has been around for one hundred thirty-five years. During this time the organization has grown and prospered, offering many services for dog owners, trainers, and breeders. One of the many services they offer is the Canine Good Citizen evaluation, where trained evaluators assess... Read more →


Dog-to-Human Aging Comparisons Refremaned

NIH researchers Comparing epigenetic differences between humans and domestic dogs provides an emerging model of aging. One of the most common misconceptions is that one human year equals seven dog years in terms of aging. However, this equivalency is misleading and has been consistently dismissed by veterinarians. A recent study, published... Read more →


Looking for a Loving Home: Meet Lucky

Meet Lucky! This handsome boy is looking for his loving forever home. Previously in a foster home, we found out that Lucky does not like cats. He can also be selective when it comes to his canine friends. Please no homes with small dogs. Previous Weimaraner experience required for adoption. Interested... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: K9 Thorr Killed in Auto Crash

THORR Henry County Police Department, Georgia End of Watch Thursday, January 9, 2020 HENRY COUNTY, GA.--K9 Thorr was killed when the patrol car he was riding in collided with a tractor-trailer on I-75 near mile marker 206 in Spalding County. His and another officer were on patrol and were making a... Read more →


Since COVID 19 Pandemic Began Parvovirus Cases Have Increased in BluePearl Hospitals

In 2020, positive parvovirus cases and hospitalizations increased by 70% in BluePearl Pet Hospitals. Tampa, Fla. – July 6, 2020—BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital has observed an alarming increase in the number of parvovirus cases and hospitalizations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Analysis of data from BluePearl's more than 90 pet... Read more →


OFFICER DOWN: K9 RAO, South Carolina Highway Patrol Dies from Illness

K9 RAO South Carolina Highway Patrol, South Carolina End of Watch Wednesday, June 10, 2020 K9 Rao died of an illness. K9 Rao had served with the South Carolina Highway Patrol for nine years. K9 Rao was named after Senior Trooper Michael Rao who was struck and fatally injured a vehicle... Read more →


Officer Down: K9 Leo Succumbs to Heat Exhaustion following Training Exercise

K9 Leo Wake Forest Police Department, North Carolina End of Watch Wednesday, July 1, 2020 WAKE FOREST, NC (July 1, 2020)--K9 Leo died from the effects of heat exhaustion following a training exercise. He was rushed to a local veterinarian when he showed symptoms of heat exhaustion. He was released for... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: FLEAS!!

Dawn O Watson/CNBNews Contributor It’s allergy time and that means Fido spends the better part of his day scratching! He’s being driven mad by bug bites, pollen, and his arch enemy, the flea! There are plenty of topical and oral medications on the market that boast about their power to get... Read more →


Rescue CBD Donates CBD Oil to Help Calm Shelter Animals During July 4thFireworks

NEW YORK, New York – (June 30, 2020) – Anyone who has ever been around cats and dogs when July 4thfireworks are going off outside know how distressing it can be for the pets. The unpredictable noises from the fireworks tend to scare pets, stressing them, and causing unnecessary anxiety. This... Read more →


Gloucester Twp. Police Alert: How to Keep Your Dog Calm During Fireworks

The Fourth of July is coming up, meaning many dog owners will be dealing with howling, barking, and generally anxious dogs. It’s largely believed that Independence Day is the day when the highest number of dogs run away. Here are tips to prevent your dog from freaking out during fireworks: "When... Read more →


Video: Hot Car Interiors Can Kill A Dog Quickly

Gloucester Township Police Community Safety Tip- GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP NJ--Even on a moderately warm day, the inside of a car can heat up in minutes, putting the life of a dog in danger. In general, it’s best to leave pets at home in summertime if you have to go into a store... Read more →


Good News? Dangerous tick-borne bacterium extremely rare in New Jersey

by Rutgers University Three American dog ticks (Dermacentor variabilis): two females and one male. Credit: Jim Occi/Rutgers University-New Brunswick There's some good news in New Jersey about a potentially deadly tick-borne bacterium. Rutgers researchers examined more than 3,000 ticks in the Garden State and found only one carrying Rickettsia rickettsii, the... Read more →


Pets are the Best: Never Leave Your Pet in a Car during Summer Months

As the weather heats up across the country, millions of people will be taking their pets on the road with them -- and some of those pets may never return home. As of May 2018, twenty-eight states have laws regarding leaving animals unattended in parked cars, to protect them from unsafe... Read more →


Looking for a Forever Home: Zaria and Ty, a Bonded Pair Must be Adopted Together

Meet Zaria! An owner surrender along with her buddy Ty, both are looking for their loving forever homes. Zaria and Ty are a bonded pair and MUST be adopted together. Please no homes with small animals or cats. Interested in adopting Zaria and Ty? Visit www.huskyhouse.org to fill out Zaria Siberian... Read more →


Looking for a Forever Home: Meet Louisa

Meet Louisa. Louisa is looking for her loving forever home. An owner surrender, she is an even Louisa tempered girl. She gets along well with other dogs her size. She is friendly, affectionate and enjoys going for walks. She can be a little strong on the leash at first, but soon... Read more →


Pets Are The Best: Keeping A Dog Mentally Stimulated

By SHRAY Keeping a dog mentally stimulated is important. If we don’t pay enough attention to our dogs’ minds, they often become bored or start misbehaving, and their mental health can quickly deteriorate. To avoid these problems, here are 5 quick tips to challenge your dog’s brainpower and turn him into... Read more →


LOOKING FOR A HOME: Loki Siberian Husky / Mixed Young Male

LOKI Available for Adoption Matawan, NJ 23 miles away Organization Contact Info: Husky House 391 Rt 34 Matawan, NJ 07747 Huskyhouseinc@gmail.com http://huskyhouse.org Meet Loki. The new boy at Husky House, Loki is looking for his loving, forever home. He is very friendly, very active and full of energy. Please no homes... Read more →


FOR ADOPTION: Kiwi Australian Shepherd Female

KIWI Available for Adoption Matawan, NJ 23 miles away Organization Contact Info: Husky House 391 Rt 34 Matawan, NJ 07747 Huskyhouseinc@gmail.com http://huskyhouse.org Meet Kiwi! Her first three years of life were spent crated at a puppy mill. She was used to just have puppies. So it’s taking a little time to... Read more →


CNB PET TIPS: These Common Household Cleaners Can Actually Harm Your Pet

With a surge in household cleaner sales and a spike in Pet Poison Hotline calls, now more than ever, pet owners are concerned with toxic chemical exposure to pets. Our best friend, Peyton Gloucestercitynews.net files Over the past several months, Alex Blutinger, VMD, DACVECC, Critical Care Veterinary Specialist, BluePearl Specialty and... Read more →


New Method To Save All Shelter Pets

(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: Mouthing

Dawn O Watson/CNBNews Contributor When you bring a puppy home he is likely to "mouth". That term describes a young dog's habit of chewing on everything--including you! Usually, this behavior stems from the pup being removed from his mother's care before she has taught him essential manners. When a puppy is... Read more →


Pets News: Adding a Furry Friend to your Family

by Namukolo Kasumpa International Fellow, Division of Consumer & Business Education If you’ve been thinking about adding a pet to your family, now may be a good time. In addition to pets offering unconditional love, companionship, and amusement, studies have shown that the bond between people and their pets has health... Read more →


Every day in America, 2,000 dogs and cats are killed in shelters

Best Friends Every day in America, 2,000 dogs and cats are killed in shelters. That means 83 dogs or cats are killed every hour just because they don’t have safe places to call home. That’s the bad news. Peyton (CNBNews file photo) Now the good: Best Friends Animal Society and our... Read more →


Pet for Adoption: MEET Daddy Rocky

Daddy Rocky Siberian Husky Adult Male Available for Adoption Matawan, NJ 23 miles away Organization Contact Info: Husky House 391 Rt 34 Matawan, NJ 07747 Huskyhouseinc@gmail.com http://huskyhouse.org Meet Rocky! Rescued along with Momma Pelusa and his puppies, Rocky is looking for his loving, forever home. He is super sweet and friendly.... Read more →


FOR ADOPTION:Louisa German Shepherd Dog

Louisa German Shepherd Dog Large Adult Female Available for Adoption Matawan, NJ 23 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 →


PETS & PEOPLE ‘Fur-get’ About Stress When Moving With Pets

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, there are a few things you should consider to keep your four-legged family members happy... Read more →


Penn Veterinarian Launches Tele-Heath Platform

Expands Access to Leading Pet Behavior Expertise By Hannah Kleckner HallPublished: May 4, 2020 Designed for veterinarians and pet owners alike, the new web-based telehealth application is expanding access to science-based insights from certified behavior experts. Peyton C. (Gloucestercitynews.net photo) With less than 100 veterinary behavior experts practicing in the United... Read more →


Six Tips To Keep Pets Safe During Storm Season

While no one is immune from the devastation of a natural disaster, preparing before a storm hits is key to keeping everyone in your family—including your pets—safe. It’s even more important now – in an era of social distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic – that pet parents have a plan... Read more →


Maple Shade Dog Killer Sentenced to 5 Years

Toby, a poodle, was euthanized a day after being shot with an air rifle last summer BURLINGTON CITY, NJ--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced that a 64-year-old Maple Shade man pled guilty today in Superior Court to shooting a neighbor’s dog with an air rifle last year. Under an agreement with... Read more →