Benefits of smart technology to monitor pets

Posted by SusanStokes on July 16, 2016

Family members lead very busy lives, and often pets are left at home alone under less than ideal circumstances. Pet parents can now call upon smart technology for the home to monitor their pets while away.

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Sixth Annual New Jersey Week for the Animals kicks off

Posted by SusanStokes on July 15, 2016


 

Animal World USA is pleased to announce the 6th Annual New Jersey Week for the Animals will kick off Saturday, July 16, 2016 and run through Sunday, July 24, 2016. The exciting celebration will recognize the unique and life-changing role that animals play in the lives of citizens through all walks of life.

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Plant a tree to honor your pet for World Pet Memorial Day

Posted by SusanStokes on June 12, 2016


 

For those who want to honor their beloved pets who have crossed Rainbow Bridge, the folks at My Eternal Family Tree in Southern California are offering something very special. Lisa Brambilla, founder of My Eternal Family Tree and creator of BioUrn4Pets™ invites pet lovers to visit her website and enter their email and pet's name. In return, she will plant a tree in their pet's memory in recognition of World Pet Memorial Day, June 12, 2016.

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Enter the 2017 Walkin’ Wheels Pet Calendar Contest!

Posted by SusanStokes on June 8, 2016


 

Here’s a great new Calendar Contest for those of you with handicapped pets to participate in! HandicappedPets.com has announced its 2017 Walkin’ Wheels Calendar Contest! The online pet product company has opened the contest to all pets who get around with the help of a Walkin’ Wheels dog wheelchair. The contest is open for submissions now through July 31, 2016, and there is no entry fee.

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The weather was absolutely perfect for the Memorial Day Parade this year. People and pets lined the streets while folks marched by waving and even throwing candy to the smiling crowd. The event took place on Saturday, May 28, 2016, and attending the parade and the ceremonies that followed was a great way to start the Memorial Day weekend remembering our fallen heroes, both two-legged and four-legged.

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Keeping people and pets calm on Friday the 13th

Posted by SusanStokes on May 13, 2016


 

Our friends at Pet Remedy, makers of natural calming sprays and diffusers for pets, asked us to share their tips for keeping people and their pets calm on Friday the 13th. Why? It turns out that an estimated 17-21 million people suffer from “paraskevidekatriaphobia” – an irrational fear of Friday the 13th according to phobia specialist, Dr. Donald Dossey. Unfortunately, people can pass along this irrational fear to their pets due to their amazing ability to sense our emotions. Read more about what you can do recommended by the Pet Remedy team if you are also a pet owner who fears Friday the 13th!

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South Jersey Pet Wellness Symposium a huge success

Posted by SusanStokes on May 6, 2016

The third annual South Jersey Pet Wellness Symposium took place Saturday, April 16, 2016, at the Palmyra Community Center. The event was staged not only as an educational event for the public, but as a fundraising event to benefit the Boo Tiki Fund. Following are some highlights of the event.

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Celebrating National Therapy Animal Day

Posted by SusanStokes on April 27, 2016


 

Pet Partners is the nation’s largest and most prestigious nonprofit registering handlers of multiple species as volunteer teams providing animal-assisted interventions. In honor of National Therapy Animal Day on April 30, they have released some educational facts about animal therapy and the services they provide, and they are offering a limited run of special T-shirts to commemorate the occasion. Read and learn more!

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Kitten Season advice from Alley Cat Allies

Posted by SusanStokes on April 15, 2016


 

As springtime begins so does kitten season, a time when babies are born to cats who have not yet been spayed or neutered. People don’t always know the best way to help these kittens. Sometimes taking home a kitten found outdoors is the best way to help and sometimes it’s best to leave them outdoors with mom – it all depends on the situation. Read more from Alley Cat Allies’ press release about what to do when springtime ushers in kittens.



 

A nice feature of the Central Jersey Cat Fanciers Cat Show is the Parade of Breeds. Cat owners participating at the event take the opportunity to show off their feline to event attendees in an attempt to educate folks about their particular breed of cat. In 2016, Judge Toni Jones handled each cat while Anthony Hutcherson offered additional commentary and helped to generate questions about each breed that the owner could answer. Following is a summary of what took place.