World-Renowned Canine Aggression and Behaviorist Specialist to visit NJ

NJ Aid for Animals hosts World-Renowned Canine Aggression and Behavorist, Jim Cosby, during National Dog Bite Prevention Week in May Apr. 24, 2014 – CAMDEN, N.J. — Each year 4.7 million people in the U.S. are bitten by dogs, with children and the elderly the most common victims. Surprisingly, the vast majority of these bites are not caused by “vicious” dog attacks, but during every day interactions with family pets.The good news is that many of these bites are entirely preventable. National Dog Bite Prevention Week is May 13-20, 2014 and NJ Aid for Animals, the leader in innovative ideas...

Lab puppy with fractured jaw needs the public’s help

Lab puppy with fractured jaw needs the public’s help Camden County, NJ — (August 26, 2013) What do animal lovers from five separate humane organizations and a veterinary hospital have in common? One wiggly little black lab puppy named Maddox. Maddox jumped from his owner’s car in northern New Jersey. With his jaw fractured and dislocated, the family had no resources for the required surgery. This lucky pup received a second chance at life when several dedicated groups went into high gear, like a well–oiled machine to utilize their specific missions to get Maddox the help he needed. The collaborative...

“Live” Art for Animals

A Benefit for Camden’s Dogs and Cats Camden County, NJ – (June 27, 2013) NJ Aid for Animals, Inc., (NJAFA), the leader in innovative programs for underserved animals in Camden – in partnership with Gallery Eleven One — will host a unique fundraiser to increase spay and neuter services for dogs and cats. The event will be held on Thursday, July 25 from 5:30 to 8:30 pm., at Gallery Eleven One which is located in a beautifully, renovated 1906 firehouse on the Rutgers Campus near the Camden Waterfront at 339 N. Front Street. Owner and nationally acclaimed artist, William Butler,...

Backyard Breeders – Are you one or do you know one?

On Wednesday, May 29, NJAFA President, Kathy McGuire, received a phone call while she was grocery shopping in Gloucester Co.  An individual from Willingsboro, NJ  was calling to say his 11 month old female Pom who gave birth to two puppies on May 1 was not feeling well.  He had owned her since a puppy and she had never been to a vet even while pregnant or in last four weeks since giving birth. He asked if we would pay for her vet care so she could take care of the puppies he was planning to sell. We informed him that he would...

My Name is Hooch

I am a 3 year old male American Pit-bull Terrier looking for my valentine. I weigh in at a trim 50 pounds. My human friend Bill visits with me on a regular basis and has taught me how to walk on a leash, sit, and lie down. I love walks and car rides, and love to sleep in my crate. When I get up in the morning, I like to roll on my back for belly rubs. I also love snuggling and give the best kisses. I don’t dig or chew and I love all people, including strangers. You may...

Gloucester County Animal Control At It Again

President Kathy McGuire gets the facts and keeps it real. Yes the second incident that occurred with Blaze that resulted in a second incarceration at GCAS was the fault of the young daughter of the owners of this dog wherein she was in contempt after being told the family could not take Blaze out w/o a muzzle and she did. Kathy McGuire blasted the family and this girl for sabotaging the life of Blaze. BTW after Blaze was sprung from GCAS, of course the family involved in Blaze’s alleged “bite” tried to sue Blaze’s owners. It was dismissed by the...

Meet Lulu

ADOPTED 4/2013 – Meet Lulu I am a very pretty Pointer/Lab//Hound mix.. I am about 1 8 months old and weigh 50 pounds. I am spayed with all my shots. I love to fetch a tennis ball and squeaky toys. I have learned how to sit, drop and leave. I am housebroken and go very nicely into my crate at night although I would love a family to sleep in bed with as I love to cuddle. My foster family lets me cuddle with them on the couch. I am also very good in the car and don’t dig or...