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Crates full of puppies found in hot van at New Jersey Walmart

GARFIELD, N.J. — More than two dozen puppies were rescued from a van parked outside the Walmart store in Garfield on Saturday, animal welfare officials said Sunday. The puppies had been flown into Newark Liberty International Airport from Colombia and were reportedly headed to Florida. The puppies, 26 French and English bulldogs, were left unattended in the van on a day when temperatures climbed into the low 90s. In neighboring Lodi, the high was 90 degrees, said Bob Ziff of the North Jersey Weather Observers. Animal welfare officials repeatedly caution pet owners that leaving animals in vehicles is extremely dangerous because temperatures rise very quickly. The Bergen County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals confiscated the puppies, which were crowded into just two crates i...

Wednesday’s Pet is ACE

Wednesday’s Pet for 08/02/17 ACE        Featured Pet: Ace Rescue Group: St. Mary’s Animal Welfare League (SMAWL) Breed: Yorkie Sex: Male Size: Small Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $250.00 Ace is a mature, purebred Yorkie.  He is good with kids but will do best in a home where he is the only dog.  He is intelligent, eager to please and learns quickly.  Ace can be possessive of his toys but never food.  He is highly motivated by treats and knows many basic commands.  Ace loves to go on long walks and is crate trained although currently sleeps in the human bed at night for 7-8 hours.  He will let you know when he needs to go outside.  Ace will make a wonderful companion. If you are interested in Ace, please download the application HERE. Email it to: smawl@ya...

Top 10 Dogs

Labrador retrievers are still America’s top dog, the country’s most popular breed for the 25th consecutive year, according to the American Kennel Club. The AKC’s new list of top breeds reveals some shakeups from prior years, though. French bulldogs have moved from the 11th position just a few years ago to sixth place. Boxers, on the other hand, are now in the 10th spot, down from seventh place. 10 Oldest Dog Breeds: Photos “The versatile, loveable Lab has firmly planted its paw print in AKC’s history, celebrating a quarter of a century as America’s most popular dog,” AKC vice president Gina DiNardo told CNN. In an interview with the Boston Globe, she added that Americans “like easy-to-care-for, fun family dogs,” whether that means big, strong animals that can protect their families or smal...

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