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NJ Senator Declan O’Scanlon Wants Stronger Animal Cruelty Law

TRENTON, NJ --Senator Declan O’Scanlon (R-Monmouth) called for action on stricter animal cruelty laws following news that the man who left a pit bull named River in a cage to drown in the Shrewsbury River... Read more →


Gray Fox Animal Hospital Gifts A Vest This Holiday Season

Veterinarians to Donate to K9 Unit Woodbury Heights, N.J.—One officer in the Woodbury PD will walk the streets a bit safer next week. Recon, a Czech Shepherd being handled by Patrolman Mitchell has just been... Read more →


Heart + Paw Partners With Philadelphia Based Vendor

Creates the Perfect Holiday Gift for Your Pet Don't Forget About Your Four Legged Family Member This Holiday Season! PHILADELPHIA, PA (December, 2019) - It’s no secret that Heart + Paw takes their role in... Read more →


This Penn heart patient is a 9-year-old boxer dog named Sophie

Cardiology resident Alexandra Crooks and cardiologist Anna Gelzer of Penn Vet headed up care for 9-year-old Sophie, the beloved pet of Karen Cortellino, pictured here with her son Alex Peña. Not long after the ablation... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Holidays

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor The holidays are upon us! Family members will gather together, spending time with one another and eating lots of goodies! But, what about Fido? Your dog is part of the family and... Read more →


PETS ARE THE BEST

November and December are filled with holiday merriment, but an unexpected trip to the veterinary hospital can instantly spoil the cheer. There are many seasonal dangers for pets, including consumption of toxic foods and decorations,... Read more →


Three Dogs Found Dead in Toms River, Owner Allegedly Abandon The Animals

LACEY TOWNSHIP—Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer and Lacey Township Police Chief Michael DiBella announced today that Allissa DeStefano, 29, (photo)of Toms River, has been arrested and charged with three counts of Animal Cruelty in... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Dressing Up

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor Many people complain when they see a dog wearing articles of clothing. “Dogs have fur and thus are naturally insulated!” they speculate. However, that is not always the case. Some dogs are... Read more →


The Shreiber Family Pet Therapy Program of Rowan University Opens

GLASSBORO, NJ --Rowan University celebrated the generosity, vision and love of South Jersey business executive Gerry Shreiber Nov. 7 with a ribbon cutting for the pet therapy center he funded this spring. Shreiber, president and... Read more →


WalletHub SURVEY: 2019’s Best & Worst Places for Veterans to Live

November 2019, With Veterans Day around the corner, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019’s Best & Worst Places for Veterans to Live (as well as accompanying videos). The report compares the... Read more →


HOME COUNTRY: THE LIFE OF BILLY THE DOG

Slim Randles | CNBNews The first cold nights sent Billy indoors. Aunt Ada always had room on the couch for Billy. It was different now, of course, since Desdemona passed away. She was good, for... Read more →


Genes play a role in dog breed differences in behavior

By Katherine Unger Baillie | Kbaillie@Upenn.edu | PHILADELPHIA, PA--Given the dazzling array of dog breeds, from dachshunds to mastiffs, from poodles to bloodhounds, it’s easy to forget that most of that diversity arose only in... Read more →


Animal Alliance of Camden County

The Animal Alliance of Camden County was formed in 2011 by five local animal welfare organizations and the Camden County Board of Freeholders, who decided to coordinate their efforts to better serve the pets and... Read more →


Dangers Lurk in the Candy Bowl and Beyond for Pets on Halloween

Each Halloween, dogs and cats, as well as other household pets, are exposed to heaps of sweet treats, changes in household décor, and altered routines that can be stressful. In fact, the four most common... Read more →


Bubba’s Beds for Shelter Friends Donates 100 Dog Beds

(Gloucester Township, NJ)(October 11, 2019)-– Through a generous grant from Bubba’s Beds for Shelter Friends, 100 dogs currently awaiting adoption won’t be sleeping on a cement floor tonight. One hundred Kuranda beds, a special type... Read more →


Animals Bring Joy & Comfort to Patients - Masonic Villages of Pennsylvania

Nala walked excitedly beside her owner, Bethann Lizzi, one of hospice’s RN case managers. Her tail was wagging, as she knew she was going to visit with patients. As she walked down the hall, she... Read more →


Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Domestic v Wild Animals

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor For many years it was thought that cats and dogs were natural enemies. Recently however, studies have shown that when these species are introduced at an early age acceptance can occur. Almost... Read more →


BluePearl Partners with the University of Tennessee

to Help Train Veterinary Social Workers of Tomorrow Tampa, Fla.—BluePearl has partnered with the University of Tennessee (UT) College of Veterinary Medicine to train social workers for careers in specialty and emergency veterinary medicine. Through... 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 →


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

Dawn Watson/CNBNews Contributor GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ--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... 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 →


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 →


Garoppo's Feed & Pet Supply Celebrates 2019 Purina® Check-R-Board® Days

Gloucestercitynews.net--Newfield, NJ – Garoppo's Feed & Pet Supply, a Purina® Certified Expert Dealer, is announcing their 2019 Purina® Check-R-Board® Days, a customer appreciation event. Their event celebrates 18 years of serving tri-county area. Purina® is... 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 →