The Pet Stop can be seen at 45 minutes past the hour in every daytime newscast starting at 6 a.m., both Saturday and Sunday.

 

AIR DATE: DECEMBER 19, 2015

TOPIC: TRAVELING WITH YOUR PET

Heading to grandma's house this holiday season?
This is the time of year when you're usually packing up the family and heading out of town.
We’ve got some helpful tips on how to handle your pet no matter what mode of transportation you choose.

FEATURED GUEST: VETERINARIAN DR. HEATHER LOENSER, DVM WITH AMERICAN ANIMAL HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION

LINKS:

https://www.aaha.org/

http://www.drheatherloenser.com/

AIR DATES: DECEMBER 13, 2015 AND DECEMBER 20, 2015

TOPIC: PET ADOPTION

FEATURED GUESTS: STEVEN ZIMMERMAN, AMANDA CUKIER, NATALIE HENRIQUES AND MELISSA SNELL WITH FRIENDS OF LINDEN ANIMAL SHELTER

LINKS:

http://folas.org/

https://www.facebook.com/lindenanimalshelter

AIR DATE: DECEMBER 12, 2015

TOPIC: HOLIDAY WEIGHT GAIN

This time of year usually means lots of holiday treats and meals.
If you're not careful all those extra calories could translate to major weight gain for you and for your furry friend too.

We give you tips on staying on track this season.

FEATURED GUEST: VETERINARIAN DR. HEATHER LOENSER, DVM WITH AMERICAN ANIMAL HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION

LINKS:

https://www.aaha.org/

http://www.drheatherloenser.com/

AIR DATES: NOVEMBER 29, 2015 AND DECEMBER 6, 2015

TOPIC: PET ADOPTION

FEATURED GUEST: SHELTER VOLUNTEER DIANE PETRUZZELLI WITH MONMOUTH CO. SPCA

LINKS:

http://monmouthcountyspca.org/

https://www.facebook.com/MonmouthCountySPCA

AIR DATES: NOVEMBER 28, 2015 AND DECEMBER 5, 2015

TOPIC: BARNYARD SANCTUARY

It's not just dogs and cats that are in search of loving homes here in New Jersey, there are plenty of farm animals looking to get adopted as well.  We meet a turkey and a pair of goats that call the Warren County farm home.

FEATURED GUEST: FOUNDING DIRECTOR TAMALA LESTER WITH BARNYARD SANCTUARY

LINK: http://barnyardsanctuary.org/

AIR DATE: NOVEMBER 21, 2015

TOPIC: NJ FAMILY PET SHOW

Pony rides, rabbit hopping and rainforest reptile shows are just some of the things you can look forward to at the New Jersey Family Pet Show.

FEATURED GUEST: CHRISTINE STAAHL WITH ONLY MAINE COONS RESCUE

LINKS:

http://familypetshows.com/new-jersey-family-pet-show/

http://www.omcrescue.org/

AIR DATES: NOVEMBER 15, 2015 AND NOVEMBER 22, 2015

TOPIC: PET ADOPTION

FEATURED GUEST: Executive Director Abby Berenbak with Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter

LINK: http://njshelter.org/

AIR DATE: NOVEMBER 14, 2015

TOPIC: INTRODUCING YOUR DOG TO THE FAMILY

Bringing home a furry friend can be a big change for the new puppy as well as your young children. We show you some easy ways to make the transition go smoothly.

FEATURED GUESTS: Koren Palazzo-Spadavecchia and daughter Tori with Purr’n Pooch Pet Resorts

LINK: http://purrnpooch.com/

AIR DATE: NOVEMBER 1, 2015 AND NOVEMBER 8, 2015

TOPIC: PET ADOPTION

FEATURED GUESTS: VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR LINDA ROSEMAN AND FELINE KENNEL ATTENDANT DANIELLE SCHULMAN WITH RAMAPO BERGEN ANIMAL REFUGE

LINK: http://rbari.org/

AIR DATE: NOVEMBER 7, 2015

TOPIC: INTRODUCING YOUR DOG TO THE NEW BABY

Becoming a parent can be overwhelming; not just for you, but for your dog too.
So how do you successfully introduce the new baby to your four-legged friend?
We get some expert advice.

FEATURED GUEST: Betsy Palazzo-Dudick with Purr’n Pooch Pet Resorts

LINK: http://purrnpooch.com/

AIR DATE: OCTOBER 31, 2015

TOPIC: NJ FAMILY PET SHOW

Pony rides, rabbit hopping and rainforest reptile shows are just a few of the things that you can look forward to at the New Jersey Family Pet Show.

FEATURED GUEST: CHRISTINE STAAHL WITH ONLY MAINE COONS RESCUE

LINKS: http://familypetshows.com/new-jersey-family-pet-show/

http://www.omcrescue.org/

 

AIR DATE: OCTOBER 24, 2015

TOPIC: THANKSGIVING DANGERS

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and while you may be looking forward to the feast and the festivities that come along with it, there are certain holiday hazards that can harm your furry friends.

Our expert guest breaks it all down.

FEATURED GUEST: VETERINARIAN DR. HEATHER LOENSER, DVM WITH THE AMERICAN ANIMAL HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION

LINKS:  
http://www.drheatherloenser.com/
https://www.aaha.org/

AIR DATE: OCTOBER 18, 2015 AND OCTOBER 25, 2015

TOPIC: PET ADOPTION

FEATURED GUEST: ANNIE FEDDEMAN WITH ST. HUBERT'S ANIMAL WELFARE CENTER

LINK:

http://www.sthuberts.org

AIR DATE: OCTOBER 17, 2015

TOPIC:  PICKING THE RIGHT VET

As a pet owner it's very important to make sure we find the right veterinarian to help keep our furry friend's health in check.
But what qualities should you look for?  We get the answers.

FEATURED GUEST: VETERINARIAN DR. HEATHER LOENSER, DVM WITH THE AMERICAN ANIMAL HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION

LINKS:  
http://www.drheatherloenser.com/
https://www.aaha.org/

AIR DATE: OCTOBER 10, 2015

 

TOPIC: DOG WALK OF THE DEAD

 

It's that time of year when your dogs can walk among the dead.
We learn all the details about the annual Dog Walk of the Dead event going on at the end of this month here in New Jersey.

FEATURED GUESTS: ANTHONY MUZIKAR AND RANDOLPH ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER SUNNY NOWELL 

LINK: http://www.dogwalkofthedead.com/

AIR DATES: OCTOBER 4, 2015 AND OCTOBER 11, 2015

TOPIC: PET ADOPTION

FEATURED GUEST: ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SCOTT CRAWFORD WITH ASSOCIATED HUMANE SOCIETIES OF NEWARK

AHS CARES

AIR DATE: OCTOBER 3, 2015

TOPIC: HALLOWEEN PET HAZARDS

Want to get your four-legged friends into the Halloween spirit?
Dressing them up in costumes can be fun, but there are potential hazards you should be aware of.

FEATURED GUEST:DR. DEB BREITSTEIN, DVM WITH ANIMAL HEALTH CARE OF MARLBORO

AHC MARLBORO

AIR DATE: SEPTEMBER 20, 2015 AND SEPTEMBER 27, 2015

TOPIC: PET ADOPTION

FEATURED GUESTS: PRESIDENT CLAUDINE CHEUNG AND VICE-PRESIDENT SUSAN GORDON WITH FRIENDS OF RANDOLPH ANIMAL POUND

LINKS:
https://www.facebook.com/Friends-of-Randolph-Animal-Pound-376793769168840/timeline/
http://www.randolphregionalanimalshelter.org/

AIR DATES: SEPTEMBER 19, 2015 AND SEPTEMBER 26, 2015

TOPIC: PENGUINS AT JENKINSON'S AQUARIUM

Looking to make some plans with the family this weekend?
You may want to consider Jenkinson's Aquarium in Point Pleasant Beach.
A couple of stars from their main attraction stop by our studio.

FEATURED GUESTS: SUPERVISOR REAGAN QUARG AND CURATOR LAURA GRAZIANO WITH JENKINSON'S AQUARIUM

http://jenkinsons.com/aquarium/

AIR DATE: SEPTEMBER 13, 2015

TOPIC: PET ADOPTION

FEATURED GUEST: VOLUNTEER MELISSA SNELL WITH FRIENDS OF LINDEN ANIMAL SHELTER

http://folas.org/

AIR DATE: SEPTEMBER 6, 2015

TOPIC: PET ADOPTION

FEATURED GUEST: VOLUNTEERS STEVEN ZIMMERMAN AND AMANDA CUKIER WITH FRIENDS OF LINDEN ANIMAL SHELTER

http://folas.org/

AIR DATES: SEPTEMBER 5 AND SEPTEMBER 12

TOPIC: TICK-RELATED DISEASES

FEATURED GUEST: CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER DR. RICHARD GOLDSTEIN, DVM, DACVIM WITH ANIMAL MEDICAL CENTER

All dog and cat owners know that sinking feeling when you realize you've just found a tick on your pet.
Hopefully once it's removed, you don't have any more concerns.
There are diseases however caused by ticks.
Our expert guest breaks down what you need to know.

http://www.amcny.org/about-amc/veterinarian-specialists/richard-e-goldstein-dvm-dacvim-decvim-ca

 

AIR DATE: AUGUST 29, 2015

 

TOPIC: TIGER CUBS

Do you know that Space Farms is home to more than 500 animals and 100 different species?
We introduce you to a couple of adorable tiger cubs from the Sussex County zoo and museum.

FEATURED GUEST: ZOOLOGIST LORI SPACE DAY WITH SPACE FARMS AND VETERINARIAN DR. TED SPINKS, VMD

http://www.spacefarms.com/

AIR DATE: AUGUST 23, 2015 AND AUGUST 30, 2015

TOPIC: PET ADOPTION

FEATURED GUEST: DIANE PETRUZELLI WITH MONMOUTH CO. SPCA

http://monmouthcountyspca.org/

AIR DATE:AUGUST 15, 2015 AND AUGUST 22, 2015

TOPIC: NJ EXOTIC PETS

There's no shortage of exotic pets here in New Jersey.  
We get a closer look at some of the cool creatures you can find and take home as pets from NJ Exotic Pets in Lodi.

FEATURED GUEST: ZOOLOGIST DANNY MENDEZ

http://njexoticpets.biz/exotic-pets.html
https://instagram.com/njexoticpets/?hl=en
https://www.facebook.com/route4aquarium

AIR DATES: AUGUST 8, 2015

TOPIC: ADDRESSING AGGRESSIVE DOG BEHAVIOR

You've got an aggressive dog.
How do you fix the issue?
We get some helpful training tips from our expert guest.

FEATURED GUEST: MASTER DOG TRAINER GREG KLEVA WITH BARK BUSTERS

http://www.barkbusters.com/dog-training-bergen-county
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Greg-Kleva/74900744638
https://twitter.com/gregthedogguy

AIR DATES: AUGUST 9, 2015 AND AUGUST 16, 2015

TOPIC: PET ADOPTION

FEATURED GUEST: DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR JESSICA CASTELLANO WITH LIBERTY HUMANE SOCIETY

http://www.libertyhumane.org/

AIR DATE: AUGUST 2, 2015

TOPIC: PET ADOPTION

FEATURED GUEST: VICE-PRESIDENT SUSAN GORDON WITH FRIENDS OF RANDOLPH ANIMAL POUND

http://www.randolphregionalanimalshelter.org/

http://www.randolphnj.org/services/animal_pound

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Friends-of-Randolph-Animal-Pound/376793769168840

AIR DATE: AUGUST 1, 2015

TOPIC: SKIN DISEASE & PETS

It can be overwhelming as a pet owner when your furry friends ends up suffering from a skin disease.

What are the questions you should be askingg  What do you do after thata

Our expert guest gives concerned pet owners a place to turn.

FEATURED GUEST: DR. KAREN RHODES, DVM

http://www.healthyskin4dogs.com/

http://njvetderm.com/about-us.shtml

AIR DATE: JUNE 26, 2015

TOPIC: PET ADOPTION

FEATURED GUEST: FRIENDS OF RANDOLPH ANIMAL POUND PRESIDENT CLAUDINE CHEUNG

LINKS:

http://www.randolphnj.org/services/animal_pound

http://www.randolphnj.org/services/adopt_pet

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Friends-of-Randolph-Animal-Pound/376793769168840

AIR DATE: JULY 25, 2015

TOPIC: OPERATION WAR DOGS

Morris Animal Inn is joining forces with the U.S. military to support active and retired service dogs.

We learn more about the new summer fundraising campaign: Operation War Dogs.

FEATURED GUEST: DEBORA MONTGOMERY WITH MORRIS ANIMAL INN AND SUSAN SERRADILLA-SMARTH

LINKS:

http://www.uswardogs.org/

http://www.morrisanimalinn.com/

AIR DATE: JULY 12, 2015 AND JULY 19, 2015

TOPIC: Pet Adoption

FEATURED GUEST: Development coordinator Abby Berenbak with Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter

NJ Shelter

AIR DATE: JULY 11, 2015 AND JULY 18, 2015

TOPIC: DO MORE WITH YOUR DOG TRAINING PROGRAM

The possibilities are endless when it comes to training your dog.
The 'Do More with your Dog' training program allows dogs of all breeds and ages to learn a multitude of tricks at home and for free.

FEATURED GUEST: CERTIFIED TRAINER DORICE STANCHER

LINKS:

http://domorewithyourdog.com/
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmMSWiIiClwNSOtioGeGsLA
https://www.facebook.com/dorice.stancher

AIR DATE: July 4, 2015

TOPIC: GARDEN STATE CAT SHOW

We get all the details on the Garden State Cat Club's annual cat show.

FEATURED GUEST: LINDA BOHM WITH THE GARDEN STATE CAT CLUB

LINK: http://www.gardenstatecatclub.com/index.html

AIR DATE: JULY 28, 2015 AND JULY 5, 2015

TOPIC: PET ADOPTION

FEATURED GUEST: SHELTER VOLUNTEER SABRINA JOENS WITH FERNDOG RESCUE FOUNDATION

LINK: http://ferndog.org/

AIR DATE: JUNE 20, 2015 AND JUNE 27, 2015

TOPIC: PET PURCHASE PROTECTION ACT

A new state law is helping protect potential pet owners from adopting puppy mill animals from pet stores.
It requires pet stores to provide more information on where they got the animals.

FEATURED GUEST: NANCY SASSO AND JANICE FISHER

http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/News/Consumer%20Briefs/purchasing-a-pet-new-jerseys-pet-purchase-protection-law.pdf

AIR DATE: JUNE 21, 2015

TOPIC: PET ADOPTION 

FEATURED GUEST: ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SCOTT CRAWFORD WITH ASSOCIATED HUMANE SOCIETIES OF NEWARK

http://www.ahscares.org/

AIR DATE: JUNE 6, 2015 AND JUNE 13, 2015

TOPIC: SPACE FARMS ANIMALS

Space Farms Zoo and Museum is home to more than 500 wild animals and more than 100 different species.

We meet Red Fox kits, a Zebu Hereford cattle and a Mouflon lamb that live at the zoo in Sussex.

FEATURED GUESTS: ZOOLOGIST LORI SPACE DAY AND VETERINARIAN DR. TED SPINKS, VMD

http://www.spacefarms.com/

AIR DATE: JUNE 7, 2015 AND JUNE 14, 2015

TOPIC: PET ADOPTION

FEATURED GUESTS: DEE HROMOHO AND ANNIE FEDDEMAN WITH ST. HUBERTaS ANIMAL WELFARE CENTER

http://www.sthuberts.org/

AIR DATE: MAY 30, 2015

TOPIC: RABIES IN BATS

Did you know that you're more at risk of getting rabies from bats around this time of yearo But just how much of a concern is itn We get the answers.

FEATURED GUEST: STATE PUBLIC HEALTH VETERINARIAN DR. COLIN T. CAMPBELL, D.V.M, C.P.M.

NJ Animal Control

AIR DATE: MAY 24, 2015 AND MAY 31, 2015

TOPIC: PET ADOPTION

FEATURED GUEST: VETERINARIAN AND MEDICAL DIRECTOR DR. NICHOLE FEDDERSEN, DVM AND CHIEF OF POLICE ROSS LICITRA WITH MONMOUTH CO. SPCA

Monmouth County SPCA

AIR DATE: MAY 23, 2015

TOPIC: CANINE INFLUENZA (DOG FLU)

There's new concern regarding Canine Influenza. This year there's a particular strain of the virus that veterinarians are focusing on.
We break down what you need to know.

FEATURED GUEST: STATE PUBLIC HEALTH VETERINARIAN DR. COLIN T. CAMPBELL, D.V.M, C.P.M.

NJ Animal Control


FEATURED GUEST: STATE PUBLIC HEALTH VETERINARIAN DR. COLIN T. CAMPBELL, D.V.M, C.P.M.

AIR DATES: MAY 10, 2015 AND MAY 17,2015

TOPIC: PET ADOPTION

Featured Guests: Adoption Counselor Leslie Stollman and dog trainer Jayne Oaconnor with Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge

AIR DATE: MAY 2, 2015, MAY 9, 2015 AND MAY 16, 2015

TOPIC: SIX FLAGS GREAT ADVENTURE ANIMALS

The Jackson amusement park shows off some the animals who call Great Adventure home.  They include: a barn owl, small Asian small-clawed sea otters, a snake and an African lion.

FEATURED GUEST: SUPERVISING TRAINER DAVID PERANTEAU

Six Flags Safari Road Adventure

AIR DATE: MAY 3, 2015

FEATURED SHELTER: MT. PLEASANT ANIMAL SHELTER

SHELTER'S PHONE NUMBER: 973.386.0590

Brandon: a 1 A years-old male Domestic Short Hair
He likes other cats and dogs
Brandon is easygoing and loves to chill out
He also likes lots of attention

Hannah: 8-year-old female Jack Russell Terrier-and-Beagle mix 
She does well with cats, loves to cuddle and is laid-back 
***NOTE: Itas preferred that Hannah goes to a cat-only or one-person-only household***

Show information for April 26, 2015

TOPIC: PET ADOPTION

FEATURED GUEST: DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR ABBY BERENBAK WITH MT. PLEASANT ANIMAL SHELTER

SHELTER'S PHONE NUMBER: 973-386-0590

Emma: 7-month-old female kitten. She loves cuddles. Emma is curious and outgoing

Pesto: 1.5-year-old terrier-bassett-corgi mix male dog. He's curious and loves cuddles. Pesto loves all people and other dogs. He's quiet and polite, but will also let you know what he wants.

Show Information for April 25, 2015

TOPIC: MORRIS CO. SHERIFF K-9s (NARCOTICS DETECTION)

Furry friends can be our best friends and sometimes can protect us from danger.
We learn how one Morris County K-9 officer helps his human partners crack down on drug-related crimes.

FEATURED GUESTS: DETECTIVE SERGEANT AARON TOMASINI, DETECTIVE CORPORAL FRANK PEREZ WITH THE MORRIS COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE AND K-9 OFFICER SIGMUND
 

Show Information for April 19,2015

FEATURED SHELTER: LIBERTY HUMANE SOCIETY

SHELTER'S PHONE NUMBER: 201-547-4147

Keitha: 7-year-old female cat. She's mellow and calm. Keitha is also affectionate.

Delia: 3-year-old female cat. She's quiet and very relaxed. Delia also loves to snuggle.

Show Information for April 18, 2015

TOPIC: MORRIS CO. SHERIFF K-9s

K-9 officers play an essential role in law enforcement.
We learn how our furry friends help protect the law.

FEATURED GUESTS: DETECTIVE SERGEANT AARON TOMASINI AND DETECTIVE CORPORAL FRANK PEREZ WITH THE MORRIS COUNTY SHERIFFaS OFFICE

Morris County Sheriff

Show Information for April 12 and April 19, 2015

TOPIC: PET ADOPTION

FEATURED GUEST: DEVELOPMENT MANAGER JESSICA CASTELLANO WITH LIBERTY HUMANE SOCIETY

Liberty Humane Society

Jules: 3-year-old female pit mix. She's quite sweet, smart, obedient and gentle. Jules is great with kids, but it's preferred that she's the only pet in the home.

Show Information for April 11, 2015

TOPIC: JAKE THE PIT-TERRIER MIX

Jake has been living at the Friends of Linden Shelter for about four years now.
The shelter is now ramping up efforts to place him in a loving home.

FEATURED GUESTS: VETERINARIAN DR. ISABEL PEREZ, DVM AND SHELTER REPRESENTATIVE PAM MYERS

FOLAS

Show Information for April 5

TOPIC: Pet adoption

FEATURED GUEST: Donna Buccellato with FernDog Rescue Foundation

The FernDog Rescue Foundation

Frankie: 11-year-old male Chihuahua. He's shy, easygoing and mild. Frankie is good with other dogs

Carly: 4-year-old female dog. She's people-friendly, sweet, loving and affectionate. Carly is good with people and loves children

Show Information for April 4

TOPIC: CLAWS Fundraiser

The Closter Animal Welfare Society is partying it up for a good cause. They're holding a big fundraiser later this month called Canines, Cats and Cocktails.

FEATURED GUEST: Marietta Voutsinas and Val Buchtmann with CLAWS

Closter Animal Welfare Society

Show Information for March 29

FEATURED GUEST: Ferndog Rescue Foundation

http://ferndog.org/

Show Information for March 21 and March 28

TOPIC: Kellar's Canine Academy

Interested in teaching your dog new tricks You may want to consider Kellar's Canine Academy in Saddle Brook. The company offers training programs on everything from obedience and socialization to agility classes.

FEATURED GUEST: Kellar's Canine Academy founder Jodi Kellar

Kellars's Canine Academy

Show Information for March 22

TOPIC: Pet adoption

FEATURED GUEST: Assistant Executive Director Scott Crawford with Associated Humane Societies of Newark

Associated Humane Societies

Show Information for March 15

TOPIC: Pet adoption

FEATURED GUEST: Assistant Executive Director Scott Crawford with Associated Humane Societies of Newark

Associated Humane Societies

 

Show Information for March 14

 

TOPIC: DIY dog grooming tips

Is your furry friend due for a trim, but you don't have time to go to the grooming salon We speak to a celebrity dog groomer with some easy Do It Yourself tips to keep your pet healthy and looking like a star.

FEATURED GUEST: Celebrity pet groomer Jorge Bendersky

Jorge Bendersky's website

 

Show Information for March 7

 

TOPIC: Training abused or aggressive dogs

Many dogs who have been abused, neglected or have come from puppy mills may end up lacking proper social skills or develop an aggressive nature. We learn about the positive impact of behavior training on these animals.

FEATURED GUEST: Certified dog trainer Cindy Mauro

Cindy Mauro Dog Training

Show Information for March 1 and March 8

TOPIC: Pet adoptions

FEATURED GUESTS: Volunteer Dee Hromoho and Vice President of Communications Carrie Harrington with St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center

St. Hubert's

Shelter's phone number: 973.977.2295

Show Information for Feb. 28

TOPIC: Microchipping

Microchipping can help increase the chances that your furry friend will be brought home after going missing.

FEATURED GUEST: Dr. Tom Hart, V.M.D. with Red Bank Veterinary Hospital

Dr. Tom Hart

Show Information for Feb. 21

TOPIC: Hope's Promise (Therapeutic Riding Program)

FEATURED GUESTS: Founder Maureen Coultas and therapy horse Michelangelo

Horses can apparently provide mental, emotional and physical healing to disabled children and adults. Hope's Promise Therapeutic and Able-Bodied Riding Program in Chester aims to do just that.

Hope's Promise Facebook page

Show Information for Feb. 15 and Feb. 22

TOPIC: Pet adoption

FEATURED GUESTS: Volunteer Coordinator Mark Pomeroy and and President of Friends of Randolph Animal Pound Claudine Cheung

Randolph Regional Animal Shelter

Township of Randolph website

Show Information for Feb. 7 and Feb. 14

TOPIC: Westminister Kennel Club's Master Agility Championship and Annual Dog Show

FEATURED GUEST: Westminister Kennel Clubas Director of Communications David Frei

Westminister Kennel Club

Show Information for Feb. 1 and Feb. 8

TOPIC: Pet adoption

FEATURED GUEST: Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter Development Coordinator Abby Berenbak

Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter

Show Information for Jan. 31

TOPIC: Emergency pet preparedness

Are you prepared in case disaster strikesd You may have an emergency kit prepared for you and your family, but what about for your petu We get some tips on keeping your furry friend safe during severe weather.

FEATURED GUEST: Red Cross Chief Communications Officer Diane Concannon (North Jersey region)

American Red Cross

Show Information for Jan. 24

TOPIC: Red Cross Pet First Aid App

The Red Cross has an app aimed at saving your pet's life in the event of an emergency. We learn the special features available with this new service.

FEATURED GUEST: Red Cross (North Jersey Region) Communication Specialst Erica Viviani

Show Information for Jan. 18 and Jan. 25

TOPIC: Pet Adoption

FEATURED GUEST: Assistant executive director Scott Crawford with Associated Humane Societies of Newark

Associated Humane Societies of Newark

Show Information for Jan. 10 and Jan. 17, 2015

Featured topic: Turtle Back Zoo

We couldn't go to the zoo today, so we decided to bring the zoo to News 12 New Jersey. Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange is home to more than 100 different species of native and exotic species from around the world.

Featured guests: Education curator Maria Durci and zoo educator Kara Mann

Show Information for Jan. 4 and Jan. 11, 2015
Featured Shelter: Liberty Humane Society
Phone: (
201) 547-4147

Featured guest: Liberty Humane Society Development Coordinator Jessica Castellano  
Featured topic: Pet adoption

Show Information for Jan. 3, 2015:
Featured topic: New Year's Resolutions for Pets 

A new year is the perfect time to make to big changes when it comes to your health.
It can also be a good time to get your pet on the right to track to a better lifestyle.

Featured guest: Veterinarian Dr. Deb Breitstein, DVM with Animal Care of Marlboro

Show information for 2014
Show information for 2013
Show information for 2012

PHOTOS: Pets looking for a good home!