The world’s smallest working dog weighs in at only two and a half pounds, and is less than 6 inches long. This 3 year-old Yorkshire Terrier, named Lucy has just been names the world’s smallest working dog in the world according to The Guinness Book of World Records. Lucy stole the title away from a recue dog in Japan that is 6 pounds. Lucy lives in Absecon and works as a therapy dog, through the Leashes of Love Program that is based in Cherry Hill, NJ. This tiny dog makes her weekly rounds visiting nursing homes, rehabilitation centers and hospitals. She also takes time to work with troubled youth and children with disabilities. Lucy being so tiny stops traffic and it seems people are drawn to her. Lucy has been helping those in need for about a year and seems to brighten up those peoples lives. Lucy’s owner decided to take her home after a woman walked into Paw Dazzle pet boutique. The little pooch popped her head out of a doggie tote and the owner knew she had to have her. She was not in good shape when the owner first adopted her, but after a couple of visits [...]
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Posted by NJDogFan - January 10, 2012 at 4:36 pm
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We’ve all seen stray dogs roaming the street in NJ looking scared, hungry, and frazzled. It breaks your heart. It always makes me wonder how they ended up like that in the first place. Some slightly luckier strays might end up in NJ shelters or getting rescued by a compassionate person. Not all dogs end up in NJ shelters because they were necessarily bad or had behavioral problems. A lot of them end up in NJ shelters because people buy dogs without considering the effort and expense of having a dog. Some end up there because the owner passes away or goes into a nursing home. Some are also either given up or simply dropped off because of divorces and neither person wants or can take care of the dog by themselves. But then there are many dogs who end up discarded because they were used by breeders or puppy mills as sort of breeding machines, then when they no longer serve that purpose they are given up. NJ rescue dogs that have been neglected or abandoned need training and a gentle hand to be a good member of your household. However, they will most likely need less training than [...]
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Posted by NJDogFan - January 1, 2012 at 11:21 pm
Categories: NJ Dog Shelters, NJ Pet Adoptions, Rescue Dogs in New Jersey Tags: Dog Adoptions NJ, Dog Exam NJ, Dog NJ, Dog Shelters NJ, NJ Dog, NJ Dog Adoptions, NJ Dog Exam, NJ Dog Shelters, NJ Rescue Dogs, NJ Rescue Society, NJ Shiba Inu, Rescue Dogs NJ, Rescue Society NJ, Shiba Inu NJ
The Bergen County Animal Shelter has been serving the Bergen County, Paramus and Teterboro areas of New Jersey for many years. They have done a great job of placing pets, especially dogs with families who are willing adopting them and taking care of them. The NJ Animal Shelter is open 7 days a week and for adoptions 1pm to 5pm. They also help with lost and found, if you lost your pet please check with them. Bergen County Animal Shelter is located at 100 United Lane in Teterboro, NJ 07608. If you would like to reach them, you can call them at 201-229-4600.
Help this family give Max, a 8-month Old Black Labrador Mix located in Cranford NJ a new home and permanent home. He gets along well with the family’s Golden Retriever and Cocker-beagle mix. Max was first introduced to this foster family when he was 6 months old in April, rescued from the Newark Animal Shelter. He has already been carefully trained and house broken, and has never destroyed anything in their house. He is known as a “good boy.” Contact the family here to adopt this 8 month old Labrador puppy. More Information Here: http://www.adoptapetnj.com/our-current-foster—max-hearts.html
A local man in Wallington, NJ picked up a pitbull from an abusive family over a year ago, it s currently 16 months old and isn’t properly trained. The owner and his friend are seeking someone who can properly help this beauty get rehabilitated in terms of understanding a set of rules and boundaries like any other dog. The pitbull has UTD on shot, has been nuetered and micro-chipped. He weighs about 80 to 90lbs. The dog deserves to have a better life, so please contact the owner at 201-673-1190.