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.

  • Sam Mazzotta

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 .

  • Sam Mazzotta

Q: I watched a "cute" commercial today where a toddler sneakily pours dog food on the floor for the family puppy to eat. I think it was really irresponsible of the dog food company to show that without noting the risks to dogs that overeat, particularly puppies. Maybe a better commercial wou…

The Atlantic County Animal Shelter, 240 Old Turnpike Rd. in Pleasantville, hosts its next free monthly rabies vaccination clinic from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 4. Cats should be brought in carries, and dogs on leashes. The shelter asks pet owners to bring any proof of rabies vaccine the…

  • Sam Mazzotta

Q: Last year our beloved Sheltie Charlene disappeared. We'll never know if she ran off, got lost in the woods and injured, or if someone took her. I let her out in the backyard, and that was the last we saw of her. Charlene had a microchip installed by her veterinarian, but we had never foll…

The Galloway branch of the Atlantic County Library, 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Rd., will be visited by the Furry Buddies to help kids with reading. Donna Downs and Colleen McIntyre-Berenetto bring therapy dogs Cavan, Erin, and Freedom. Reading aloud to dogs is easier for many children than reading …

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The Atlantic County Animal Shelter will hold its next free monthly rabies vaccination clinic from 9 a.m.-11 a.m on Sunday, Aug. 23. Cats should be brought in carries, and dogs on leashes. The shelter asks pet owners to bring any proof of rabies vaccine the pet may have once had. Animals must…

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.

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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.

  • Sam Mazzotta

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 .

  • Sam Mazzotta

Q: I watched a "cute" commercial today where a toddler sneakily pours dog food on the floor for the family puppy to eat. I think it was really irresponsible of the dog food company to show that without noting the risks to dogs that overeat, particularly puppies. Maybe a better commercial wou…

The Atlantic County Animal Shelter, 240 Old Turnpike Rd. in Pleasantville, hosts its next free monthly rabies vaccination clinic from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 4. Cats should be brought in carries, and dogs on leashes. The shelter asks pet owners to bring any proof of rabies vaccine the…

  • Sam Mazzotta

Q: Last year our beloved Sheltie Charlene disappeared. We'll never know if she ran off, got lost in the woods and injured, or if someone took her. I let her out in the backyard, and that was the last we saw of her. Charlene had a microchip installed by her veterinarian, but we had never foll…

The Galloway branch of the Atlantic County Library, 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Rd., will be visited by the Furry Buddies to help kids with reading. Donna Downs and Colleen McIntyre-Berenetto bring therapy dogs Cavan, Erin, and Freedom. Reading aloud to dogs is easier for many children than reading …

  • Staff Reports

The Atlantic County Animal Shelter will hold its next free monthly rabies vaccination clinic from 9 a.m.-11 a.m on Sunday, Aug. 23. Cats should be brought in carries, and dogs on leashes. The shelter asks pet owners to bring any proof of rabies vaccine the pet may have once had. Animals must…

The Mays Landing branch of the Atlantic County Library, 40 Farragut Ave., hosts Furry Buddies 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Aug. 4 and 18 for ages 6-14. Donna Downs and Colleen McIntyre-Berenetto bring therapy dogs Cavan, Erin, and Freedom to the library branch. Registration is requested. Call 609-625…

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