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...

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...

APPRAISALS RAISE FUNDS FOR ABUSED ANIMALS

April 2013 – Camden County, NJ – (April 1, 2013) Abused and abandoned animals will get much needed help when NJ Aid for Animals (NJAFA), an animal charity located in Camden County, New Jersey partners with The Auction House, local well known auctioneers from Audubon, New Jersey. In the spirit of “Antique Road Show” Marty Cobb, owner of The Auction House and appraiser for the day, brings over thirty years of experience to the business from both the retail and auction end of antiques and collectibles and will be appraising items for donations to NJAFA. Cobb has expertise in evaluating...

NJ Aid for Animals Delivers Lifesaving Vaccines

NJ Aid for Animals’ Delivers Lifesaving Vaccines for Camden Animals and Introduces “Lost No More” at its Spring Event CAMDEN –  (March 18, 2013)  – In its tireless quest to ensure good health and a decent quality of life for pets owned by underserved populations in and around Camden, the most violent city in America, NJ Aid for Animals (NJAFA)  is offering needy pet owners a lifesaving vaccine for their pets for a $1.00 donation and a microchip.  On Saturday, April 6 Camden City residents can bring their dogs or cats to the FOP Lodge, 1137 Federal Street, Camden City,...

Lost No More

Microchip Program for Dogs in Camden City needs public’s support Camden County, NJ –   NJ Aid for Animals (NJAFA),  the leader in  innovative programs for underserved animals in Camden City, NJ has announced a new microchip program. Dogs especially in Camden don’t just become lost.  They are abandoned or dumped. If a dog is chipped, animal control will be able to identify who the culprit was and charge them. Microchips reunite lost and runaway dogs with their families.  There is a very low reclaim rate at the local shelter but the animal control can scan the dogs when they are...