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The Atlantic County Animal Shelter in Pleasantville participated in the annual Clear the Shelters event on Saturday, July 23.  The goal of the nationwide effort is to help as many animals as possible find their perfect match. This is the second year the shelter has participated in the initia…

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Ocean City celebrates the spring season with the 31st annual Doo Dah Parade Saturday, April 16 on Asbury Avenue. Mark Soifer is this year's grand marshal along with Doug Jewell, owner of Air Circus, and hundreds of hounds participate in the Tri-State Basset Hound Rescue BoardWaddle.

WOODBINE – A free rabies clinic for cats and dogs will be held for borough residents from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, March 5 at the Woodbine Ambulance Corps Building and Public Safety facility on DeHirsch Avenue.

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Two groups of animal lovers were at odds – with Township Committee caught between – on Monday, Feb. 1 as one faction demanded more and faster action against perceived animal abusers, while the other side said Middle Township has made huge strides in protecting area pets.

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ABSECON – Absecon Veterinary Hospital’s Pet Pantry is seeking donations of pet food and other pet necessities. Donations of pet food will be accepted 4-6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13 at the Hamilton Mall. At that time you may also bring your pet and get a photo taken with Santa.

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Ocean City celebrates the spring season with the 31st annual Doo Dah Parade Saturday, April 16 on Asbury Avenue. Mark Soifer is this year's grand marshal along with Doug Jewell, owner of Air Circus, and hundreds of hounds participate in the Tri-State Basset Hound Rescue BoardWaddle.

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CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Eleven-year-old English golden retriever and therapy dog Brealey Fineberg was honored Monday evening at the Township Committee meeting as Middle Township’s 2016 Top Dog.

WOODBINE – A free rabies clinic for cats and dogs will be held for borough residents from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, March 5 at the Woodbine Ambulance Corps Building and Public Safety facility on DeHirsch Avenue.

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Township officials want pets inside during extreme weather, and have asked that area residents not tether their dogs outside after dark.

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – County officials will host a month-long party aimed at pit-bulls with the annual “Pit-ty Party”, Sunday, Feb. 14 through Monday, March 14, according to a press release from the Cape May County Animal Shelter & Adoption Center, 110 Shelter Road.

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CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Two groups of animal lovers were at odds – with Township Committee caught between – on Monday, Feb. 1 as one faction demanded more and faster action against perceived animal abusers, while the other side said Middle Township has made huge strides in protecting area pets.

SEAVILLE – Upper Township will hold a free rabies clinic from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 6 at the Shore Veterinarian Animal Hospital in Seaville.

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – An encounter with a rabid animal can be fatal for an area resident’s pet, as well as put a homeowner’s family at risk, a county official said recently

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OCEAN CITY – The city is hosting a free rabies clinic for pets Saturday, Jan. 23 from 10 a.m.-noon at the Fifth Street Firehouse on 550 Asbury Ave, it was announced Wednesday.

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ABSECON – Absecon Veterinary Hospital’s Pet Pantry is seeking donations of pet food and other pet necessities. Donations of pet food will be accepted 4-6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13 at the Hamilton Mall. At that time you may also bring your pet and get a photo taken with Santa.

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Q: Here in Florida, we are urged to have a hurricane preparedness plan between June and November, which is traditionally hurricane season. But often emergency officials forget about pets. Can you remind readers to include their pets in any disaster planning? Things can happen really fast, an…

The nonprofit cat rescue Life Improvement for Cats and Kittens, L.I.C.K., will hosts its annual Fall Meow Mixer from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26 at the Scullville Fire Hall, Somers Point Mays Landing Road in Egg Harbor Township .

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