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...

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...

Dominique Dillard – SCHMIEGEL’S ABUSER –

UPDATE 8/l4/2012 Dominique Dillard has performed her 90 hours of community service. This case is officially closed. http://www.pet-abuse.com/cases/18267/NJ/US/ Schmiegel’s abuser has still not done her community service. ONE YEAR LATER and she has only done 20 hours because as she told the CEP Officer, “it is really inconvenient for me”. When Kathy McGuire, President of NJ Aid for Animals showed up at Dillard’s last hearing in April, 2012, Dillard was a no show. Enforcement Officer at CEP Court in Cherry Hill decided to give Dillard “another chance” and another hearing which is scheduled for June 14. YES WE WILL BE...

NJ Aid for Animals Camden Pet Enrichment Program’s Free Vaccine Clinics have just finished

As summer is just starting, NJ Aid for Animals Camden Pet Enrichment Program’s Free Vaccine Clinics have just finished! Parvo and Distemper are highly contagious and often fatal diseases that are prevalent during summer months. NJAFA works hard all year for donations to purchase, deliver and administer free life saving vaccines to owned dogs and cats in Camden City, NJ. For the fifth year in a row, NJAFA in March, April May and June administered just over 1000 free vaccines. This included not only yearly boosters, but first puppy shots and sign up for spay/neuter, free collars and leashes, food,...

Dickens, Rescue of a Great Horned Owl – Set Free at Last

On December 28, 2011, NJAFA received a call from “Marie” who saw this beautiful owl on the side of the road by the Atlantic City Expressway. Dickens had been hit by a car and his eye was badly injured. Marie called for hours trying to find someone to help the owl including Fish and Game, other rescues, NJSPCA,Winslow Police, Animal Control and finally contacted NJAFA. NJAFA President, Kathy McGuire, never captured an owl before but thought how hard could it be? She threw a sheet over the owl and gathered the ends.Poor baby was in shock with his eye bleeding....

Cockapoo Saved By Vet Tech Who Refused To Euthanize

Chili’s Story: I am a nice little boy about six years old and not feeling so well for some time. When my owner took me to hospital they told her I had a disease that needed something called insulin two times a day. The needle didn’t hurt at all. I am a good boy and like everyone!! My owner said she didn’t want to put a needle in me so I should be put to sleep forever. A very nice person at hospital stood up for me and took me. She called NJ Aid for Animals and they got me....