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Pedestrian Walking on Thompson Avenue in Gloucester City Attacked by Ferocious Dog (video)

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet On the left are two American Pitbulls, and on the right is a Staffordshire Bull Terrier. When it comes to appearance, the Staffordshire Bull Terrier (or American Staffordshire Terrier) is the dog breed that most closely resembles a pitbull. They are the most common dog to be mistaken for pitbull because they have a similar body and head shape and a large neck. (source https://dogfoodcare.com/) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (Sunday, August 7, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)-This past Friday, our neighbor told us a horrific story about a woman being attacked earlier that day in the morning. The neighbor... Read more →

Pet Tips: Summertime Heat is Overwhelming for Animals

Lacey and Erica Cleary, hanging out on summer day (both deceased) With temperatures hovering around 100 degrees in states around the country, many owners are taking precautions to keep their pets cool – like scheduling dog walks in the early morning and checking pavement temperatures before heading out. To help dogs beat the heat this summer, BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital is offering tips for avoiding and recognizing heat stroke in dogs. “There are ways pet owners can prevent overheating from progressing to heatstroke, but they must know the signs, and act quickly,” said Dr. Kevin Kelley, Emergency Service... Read more →

Puppy Killer Gary Moore, of Atlantic City Pleads Guilty to Killing Seven Pound Yorkshire Terrier

MAYS LANDING – On July 15, 2022, Gary Moore, age 39 of Atlantic City, NJ entered a guilty plea to 3rd degree animal cruelty charge resulting in the death of a 7 pound Yorkshire Terrier puppy named Mommas. The terms of his plea agreement with the State require a New Jersey State Prison sentence of 3 years. Moore is scheduled to be sentenced on August 26, 2022 before the Honorable Dorothy Garrabrant J.S.C. On January 7, 2020, Atlantic City Police responded to a 911 call from a very emotionally upset woman who came home to find the body of her... Read more →


Fond Memories Of Our 8 Labrador Retrievers, Gone To Soon

UPDATED WITH NEW PHOTOS AND INFORMATION William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNewsnet Erica (left) and Lacey were friends from the first day they met. (CNBNews photo) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (July 4, 2022)(CNBNews)--We have been very fortunate to own so many wonderful Labrador retrievers over our 58 years of marriage. Three of our Labs were therapy dogs, Lacey, and Erica, both deceased, and now Peyton. Seeing the face of a senior citizen and or a patient in a hospital brighten when we walk into their room with our dog is very rewarding. One of the places we visited with Lacey was... Read more →

Lower Township Police Have New Alert Service

LT ALERTS is replacing Nixle and Residents are Encouraged to Register NOW to Continue to Receive Real-Time Public Safety and Weather Alerts - NIXLE ALERTS WILL END in 10 DAYS ON 6-30-22 Lower Township has partnered with Rave Mobile Safety to continue to alert residents in real-time for localized emergency situations and relevant community advisories. Alerts are received via text, email, voice, social media and the Smart911 App. LT ALERTS will function similar to Nixle, with even more features! REGISTER today by using this link: https://lowertownshippolice.com/ltalerts.php The link is also available on all 3 township websites – Lower Township Police,... Read more →

CNB Pet Tips: Study Reveals Vegan Diets for Dogs Linked with Better Health

(NAPSI)—If U.S. dogs and cats were their own country, they’d rank fifth in global meat consumption. In fact, through their diet, our pets constitute about 25–30% of the environmental impacts from animal production in terms of the use of land, water, fossil fuel, phosphate, and biocides in the United States. Imagine the environmental impact if the 90 million dogs in the United States consumed just 25% less meat-based food? There are health benefits to flexitarianism, too. A recent study shows that vegan diets for dogs may be linked with better health, and could be less hazardous, than meat-based diets. Statistical... Read more →

United States Postal Service Releases Dog Attack National Rankings 

Alexandria, VA, letter carrier Latasha Thompson services mailboxes as a dog passes by. NEW JERSEY — More than 5,400 postal employees were attacked by dogs in the United States in 2021. In New Jersey, there were 137 dog bites in 2020 which declined to fewer than 123 in 2021, knocking the state out of the top ten for incidents. From nips and bites to vicious attacks, aggressive dog behavior poses a serious threat to postal employees and the public. To highlight the enormity of this serious issue, the U.S. Postal Service is providing information on the do’s and don’ts of... Read more →

Litter Boxes for Cats: How Can You Choose the Best One?

When you first adopt a cat, your primary thinking is to purchase the kitty supplies. The litter box should be at the top of your list. Despite its importance, many people put in a small effort while choosing the litter boxes. Judging by their appearances, you might assume that all litter boxes are the same. However, remember that not all cat litter boxes are identical and more importantly, not all of them are equal for every cat. Cats are extremely choosy about the depth, shape, size, and other factors of their litter boxes. Just like us humans, cats need litter... Read more →

Philadelphia Area gets new CARE Center Director 

Hakeem Ruiz hopes to make life better for BIPOC pet owners in Camden and the City of Brotherly Love (Baltimore, MD. May 31, 2022) — Companions and Animals for Reform and Equity (CARE) is a 501©3 nonprofit that addresses organizational and personal biases in animal welfare. The Baltimore-based nonprofit is pleased to announce the support of a new CARE Center in the Philadelphia area, to assist the work of Hakeem Ruiz, who is a native Philadelphian. CARE Centers are located throughout the United States and involve no physical building. They are aimed at partnering with BIPOC communities and people like... Read more →

CNB Pet Tips: Support Your Pet’s Mental Health This Summer

Use positive reinforcement-based dog training methods and mental health solutions like anxiety vests and calming chews to help care for your pets’ whole health and wellness. by Darris Cooper, CPDT-KA, FFCP (NAPSI)—As pet parents start to fill their summer agendas with outdoor adventures, travel and social gatherings, it’s important for them to consider how plans will affect their pets’ mental health. Stress and anxiety in pets can be triggered by both environmental changes, such as new places, people and routines, and situational changes, like less time at home or more time alone. During May, Mental Health Awareness Month, and beyond,... Read more →

CNBNews Pet News: Memorial Day Tips

Memorial Day is here, and in honor of the military personnel who have died while serving in the United States armed forces, many people (and their pets) are gathering to enjoy the outdoors. While we are busy honoring these fallen soldiers, spending time with friends and family, it is important to remember the safety and well-being of our furry friends. PET TIPS “Naturally, pets want to be included in all the festivities of their owners. However, there are potential risks for pets at these outdoor events,” explained Dr. James Barr, Chief Medical Officer at BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital.... Read more →

Four Dogs Vying for the Next Clean Water Spokesdog

Clean Water Spokesdog Competition Underway WILMINGTON — Four dogs from four different Philadelphia animal shelters are all vying for the chance to be the next Clean Water Spokesdog. Who will it be? Let the people decide! The 2022 Clean Water Spokesdog Competition is underway. Through May 31, people will have the chance to vote for their favorite dog to be the Philadelphia Water Department’s (PWD) new Spokesdog for clean water and Water Woman’s sidekick. Partnership for the Delaware Estuary (PDE) and PWD have collaborated with four Philadelphia animal shelters for the contest — Morris Animal Refuge, Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society... Read more →

Despite Filthy Conditions, Dying Dogs, Cruel Practices Licensed Dog Breeders Still Operating

Maureen Butler admitted that at least three dogs had died "due to fighting" at her facility, PugPekinPoo-Tzu. Other dogs appeared sick, had patches of hair loss or wounds and state inspectors found dozens of violations for poor animal care and cramped conditions in 2021. For details, see the 2022 Horrible Hundred report on problem puppy mills at humanesociety.org/horrible-hundred. (MO Dept of Ag./2021) Credit MO Dept of Agriculture New report reveals The Humane Society of the United States releases 10th annual Horrible Hundred report, providing a sampling of 100 problem puppy mills and sellers in the U.S. WASHINGTON (May 9, 2022)... Read more →

Pet Tips: Molly Mutt's Lesson on Anxiety and Solutions

Pet Anxiety Awareness Week May 2022 OAKLAND, Calif.—Pets can get anxious when their loved ones are away, on Zoom calls, or too busy to play fetch, give belly rubs and say “good stretch.” Molly Mutt says that Pet Anxiety Awareness Week is a reminder that simple actions can provide relief for anxious pets. Gloucestercitynews.net files “Pets don’t have to be anxious. There are some simple ways that you can provide your pets some relief when you aren’t right by their side,” said Molly Mutt's co-founder Molly Mundt. “At Molly Mutt, we recognize that for over 30,000 years, dogs and humans... Read more →


May 4, 2022 Brady Matthew enjoyed a great family day of fishing with his daughters, catching both sunfish and golden shiners. The shad run is on, and fishing for both American shad and hickories has been very good for catch-and-release anglers. The striped bass trophy season got off to a fair start with some large fish in the 40-inch to 50-inch range caught on the first day, May 1. The 2022 striped bass trophy season will run through May 15. Summer season regulations start on May 16 – be sure to check the DNR website for seasonal regulations in your... Read more →

CNBNews PET TIPS: What To Know About Credentialed Veterinary Nurses And Technicians

Veterinary nurses and technicians are an invaluable resource to pet parents within veterinary practices. DEANA CAPPUCCI, LVT, CCMT, VTS (PHYSICAL REHAB. SUBJECT: LASER TREATMENT; LOCATION CORAL SPRINGS ANIMAL HOSPITAL) (NAPSI)—If you’re in one of the seven in 10 American homes with a pet or two (or more), according to a National Pet Owners Survey by the American Pet Products Association—or hope to be someday—here’s some good news for you: Your furry, feathered, finny, scaly friends can get great care from the professionals at the veterinarian’s office. What To Know About Credentialed Veterinary Nurses And Technicians It’s not only Doctors of... Read more →

PET TIPS: Beware, Easter Candy Can Kill Your Dog

BY LAURA FOURNIOTIS BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital Veterinarians from BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital are issuing a warning for pet owners ahead of Easter, fearing a higher-than-usual uptick in chocolate toxicity cases. BluePearl, which has over 100 pet hospitals across the U.S. that see more than 1.2 pets annually, sees an alarming 321% increase in chocolate toxicity cases on Easter each year. However, according to new data released by the National Confectioners Association, Easter candy sales are expected to be 5-7% higher in 2022, which could bring even more pets into the veterinary ER. image courtesy of... Read more →

Philadelphia Federal Jury Convicts Armed Puppy Robber

North Carolina Man Convicted by Federal Jury for Gunpoint Robbery of Puppies from Lancaster County Breeder PHILADELPHIA – United States Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced that Christopher Lamont Stimpson, Jr., 23, of Greensboro, North Carolina, was convicted of committing a gunpoint robbery of a Lancaster County puppy breeder and his family in order to steal five French Bulldog puppies in October 2020. In November 2020, the defendant was charged by Indictment with robbery which interferes with interstate commerce, and interstate transportation of stolen goods in connection with the robbery. To lure the victims out with the puppies, dogs with a... Read more →

What’s the difference between FDA-approved and pharmacy-compounded animal drugs?

If you’ve ever had to give your cat a dose of medicine, you know that it can go sideways quickly. While no cat enjoys the process, some might be more cooperative depending on how the drug is given. For example, some cats tolerate taking pills easier than liquid, while others make the pill-giving process into a battle royale. Thankfully, your veterinarian can ask a compounding pharmacist to change that FDA-approved pill into a liquid for your finicky feline. Some common instances where veterinarians may recommend compounding are: Creating an oral medication from tablets or injectable solutions Adding flavoring Mixing solutions... Read more →


BY LAURA FOURNIOTIS BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital We are approaching 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 Hilton Head Island 2022) If left untreated, dogs with Lyme disease can experience heart complications, joint disease, and permanent nervous system damage. In honor... Read more →

Gloucester County Annual Kitten Shower April 30

(Clayton, NJ) -- The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners announced that the Gloucester County Animal Shelter (GCAS) will be hosting their second annual Kitten Shower on Saturday, April 30 from noon to 3 p.m. to celebrate the upcoming arrival of kitten season. Director Frank J. DiMarco said, "In the next few weeks the shelter will inundated with cats and kittens. Following the tradition of the baby shower, the kitten shower is a great way to help the Animal Shelter get everything they need to welcome and care for new kittens.” There will be refreshments, activities for children, information on fostering... Read more →

CNB PET TIPS: Approved Tips For New Pet Parents

by Whitney Miller, DVM, MBA, DACVPM (NAPSI)—Whether you’ve just decided to welcome a new pet to your family or you’re in the throes of early pet parenthood, like all pet parents you may experience challenges along with the joy, cuteness and many other rewarding parts of having pets. Dog, cat, bird, fish, reptile or small pet, each animal that comes into your life has unique needs, from grooming and habitat to nutrition, exercise and enrichment. Here are a few veterinarian-approved tips to help navigate every step of the way—from preparation to “Gotcha Day,” early bonding, life stage transitions and beyond—and... Read more →

Adopt today at the Gloucester County Animal Shelter Lots of Pets Available

(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 younger. Fees for animals 6 years and older... Read more →

*GCHS Rams Pub and Grub on Saturday, May 21, 2022

Save the Date for the GCHS Rams Pub and Grub on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at the Patrick Peyton Athletic Complex in Sewell, NJ, from 2 pm to 8 pm. Join us for a day of food, fun and family! There will be a number of food trucks, activities, entertainment and much more! Stay tuned for more details! Read more →

ADA Iditarod Update: 20 Miles Separate Two Mushers Leading The Pack

The chase is on. About 20 miles separate the two mushers at the front of the Iditarod pack, who have more than 400 miles to run before reaching the burled arch in Nome. The race has arrived at the Yukon River, and Eureka musher Brent Sass is blasting through checkpoints, opting instead to rest his dog team along the trail. In Ruby early this morning, he could've sat down to a five-course gourmet meal with an "after-dinner mint" of $3,500 in $1 bills — his reward for being the first to reach the Yukon — but decided to keep running... Read more →

BluePearl Pet Hospital Releases Annual Pet Health Trends Report

... Revealing Most Pressing Health Issues Facing Pets Today Leveraging medical data from more than 100 BluePearl hospitals, and more than 1.29 million pets seen in 2021, this report offers a big picture of pet wellness across the U.S. Peyton Cleary Read BluePearl’s 2021 Pet Health Trends Report here. Tampa, Fla. - February 8, 2022 - BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital today released its 2021 Pet Health Trends Report which reveals the year’s most popular pet names and breeds, top pet diagnoses, and toxicities, pet obesity and pet blood donations trends, and more. Leveraging medical data from more than... Read more →

CNBNews Pet Tips: Bad Pet Breath Can Mean Health Issues

Pet parents can breathe easier when they protect their fur babies from bad-breath-causing bacteria. by Dr. Jay King, DVM (NAPSI)—By the age of three, 80% of dogs and 70% of cats show signs of dental disease. If your pet has smelly breath, it could be a warning sign. Pet parents might not know that bad breath is caused by harmful bacteria and can be an indicator of oral disease. Harmful bacteria in the mouth can also work its way under the gum line, cause gum disease and get into the bloodstream. It gets worse. Bacteria in the blood can harm... Read more →

Stop at the Gloucester County Animal Shelter and Meet Brandy

MEET BRANDY--This sweetheart is a 3-year-old Lab/Heeler mix looking for a forever home. Brandy is a sweet girl, but can be a bit shy at first, but warms up quickly and loves to play once she gets more comfortable. Brandy would do best in a home without children under 10 years old, but she does enjoy the company of other dogs! Apply today with the Gloucester County Animal Shelter if you would like to meet Brandy. +++++ Clayton, NJ)—The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners is expanding adoption hours at the Gloucester County Animal Shelter beginning Monday, January 31. The new... Read more →

@Attention Gloucester County Dog and Cat Owners...Free Rabies Clinic Schedule

Dates announced for 2022 Free Rabies Clinics Peyton C. poolside, Hilton Head Island (Clayton, NJ) The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners in collaboration with the Department of Health and Human Services and Gloucester County Animal Shelter (GCAS) have announced the dates for the 2022 Free Rabies Vaccination Clinic offered to residents’ pets taking place from January to April. Director Frank J. DiMarco said, “In order to keep pets and people safe from the disease, we encourage our residents to take advantage of the free rabies clinics we offer in order to ensure the safety of their animals should they ever... Read more →

Mt Laurel Animal Hospital in Need of Blood Donors

Just like humans, some dogs have serious illnesses or injuries that may require a blood transfusion. To perform blood transfusions, we at Mount Laurel Animal Hospital need access to donor blood. This donor blood comes from other dogs whose owners have signed them up for blood donor programs, like this one! For any pet owner with a dog in need, canine blood donations are very important, as they give the receiving dog a second chance at life. There is always a need for blood donations...just ask Mo! OUR SUPERHEROES MEET MO Mo, who is now 9 years old, was a... Read more →

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 →


Peyton and Me Meandering Through Gloucester City, Bellmawr and Brooklawn (Chapter 16))

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 →