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Adopt a Pet: Chockless

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, July 23, 2014 10:22 am

Chockless Chockless

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Chockless is a six-year-old lab mix. He is a medium sized male who likes people. Chockless can be a little timid and may need some time to warm up to you but once he does you will have a friend for life. He is a sweet dog and will make a great companion for some lucky person. Chockless is spayed/neutered and up to date with routine shots.

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21,175 dogs and cats adopted in first month of ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 22, 2014 02:29 pm

21,175 dogs and cats adopted in first month of ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge 21,175 dogs and cats adopted in first month of ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge NEW YORK–The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals® (ASPCA®) announced on July 16 that 21,175 dogs and cats were adopted in the first month of the 2014 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, an increase of 4,311 over the same period last year. A total of $600,000 in prize grants is up for grabs to help shelters save more homeless cats and dogs.

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Pet Peeves: Flea circus

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Written by JACK RANOIA Tuesday, July 22, 2014 09:33 am

Pet Peeves: Flea circus Pet Peeves: Flea circus She saw it from across the room. Up out of her chair she flew, over to where I was sitting and minding my own business – although I was scratching furiously. She zeroed in on the brownish-black spec crawling through my white fur, scooped me up, ran into the laundry room and dumped me into the sink for a bath.

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South Jersey Florist holding 'A-Dog-Able' fundraiser

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Written by Emily Lingo Monday, July 21, 2014 01:44 pm

South Jersey Florist holding 'A-Dog-Able' fundraiser South Jersey Florist holding 'A-Dog-Able' fundraiser GALLOWAY - South Jersey Florist is partnering with the Humane Society of Atlantic County for “A-Dog-Able” fundraising event.

A unique feature to South Jersey Florist is their ability to incorporate puppies made out of flowers into the arrangements.

These puppy filled flowers can be custom or one of the many ideas already done by the florists. Five dollars from every ‘A-Dog-Able’ sold will be donated to the Humane Society of Atlantic County. 

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Paw's Corner- Preventing pet sunburn

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Written by SAM MAZZOTTA Monday, July 21, 2014 10:34 am

Paw's Corner- Preventing sunburn Paw's Corner- Preventing sunburn Q: Can dogs get sunburned?

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Mobile pet shelter in Galloway Township

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Written by Emily Lingo Friday, July 18, 2014 02:02 pm

GALLOWAY – When disaster strikes and evacuation is necessary, many people are reluctant to leave their homes and relocate to shelters because most shelters are not equipped to handle pets.

“During Superstorm Sandy, it hurt my heart knowing there was no place for our pets,” said Richard Maxwell, Sr., Galloway Township Deputy OEM Coordinator.

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Free rabies vaccination clinic in Pleasantville

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Written by Emily Lingo Friday, July 18, 2014 10:28 am

Free rabies vaccination clinic in Pleasantville Free rabies vaccination clinic in Pleasantville A free rabies vaccination clinic will be held on Sunday, July 20, from 9:00am-11:00am at Atlantic County Animal Shelter. The shelter requests that cats are in a carrier and dogs on a leash.

Bring any proof of rabies vaccination your animal may have once had. Animals must be at least four months old to receive the vaccine. Animals that are sick or pregnant will not be able to be vaccinated.

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Adopt a Pet: Mimi

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Written by Emily Lingo Thursday, July 17, 2014 09:18 am

Adopt a Pet: Mimi Adopt a Pet: Mimi Mimi is a sweet and affectionate 1 year old black cat.  

She has been spayed and up to date on her shots.

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Adopt a Pet: Monty

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Written by Emily Lingo Wednesday, July 16, 2014 09:08 am

Adopt a pet: Monty Adopt a pet: Monty Monty is a 4 year old male tabby who wants to go from being a shelter kitty to your house cat.

He has been neutered and up to date on his shots.

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Keeping pets safe in the pool

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 15, 2014 10:30 am

Keeping pets safe in the pool Keeping pets safe in the pool Not all dogs are natural-born swimmers and even those who are strong swimmers still need some training. To help, the American Kennel Club issued six tips to help keeps your dog safe while in the pool:

1. Keep Watch- Never leave your dog unsupervised while in the pool. Something may happen and they might not be able to bark to get your attention.

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Paw's Corner: Taking pets on the road

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Written by Sam Mazzotta Monday, July 14, 2014 09:40 am

Paw's Corner: Taking pets on the road Paw's Corner: Taking pets on the road Q: We're planning to drive across the country and want to bring along our dogs, Trudy and Jake. We've never done a trip like this before, though, and I hear that there are not many pet-friendly hotels or campsites. Is that true? -- Carl C., Trenton

A: Actually, the number of pet-friendly accommodations in the United States is increasing, with even some high-end hotels offering pet perks such as rooms customized with sleeping areas, and food and water dishes.

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Panda Cam: Live

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Written by Emily Lingo Friday, July 11, 2014 12:11 pm

Smithsonian National Zoological Park's panda cam. Smithsonian National Zoological Park's panda cam. What’s better for a quck break than wathcing a live cam of pandas? The Smithsonian National Zoological Park has live cameras on many of their animas.

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