The Pet Stop Information for 2013

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Show Information for December 28, 2013

TOPIC: Monmouth County SPCA 2014 Calendar

What better way to celebrate our furry friends then by honoring them all year long. The Monmouth County SPCA stops by to unveil its 2014 calendar.

FEATURED GUESTS: Kim Levin and Lisa Mulhern with Monmouth County SPCA

Monmouth County SPCA
 

Show Information for December 21, 2013

TOPIC: Blaze the diabetic alert dog

When 14-year-old Deven almost lost his life to Type 1 diabetes, his mother Sherry knew it was time to take drastic action. Enter Blaze, a specially-trained service dog who has become Deven's life-saver and best friend.

FEATURED GUESTS: Deven Rusnak and mother Sherry Dillane

Service Dogs by Warren Retrievers


Show Information for December 15 and December 22, 2013

TOPIC: Pet adoption

FEATURED GUEST: Abby Berenbak with Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter

NJ Shelter
 

Show Information for December 21, 2013

TOPIC: Animal hall of fame

The New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association is gearing up for its annual Animal Hall of Fame Awards. It's an event aimed at recognizing the special pets who have made a difference in people's lives.

FEATURED GUESTS: NJVMA spokesperson Tara Smith and past winner Cathy Genna

NJVMA
 

Show Information for December 7, 2013

TOPIC: Laprascopic procedures for pets

There's plenty of medical advancements helping make the process of spaying and neutering your pets much easier and less painful.

FEATURED GUEST: Dr. Warren Briggs, DVM with Ocean County Veterinary Hospital

Ocean County Veterinary Hospital
 

Show Information for December 1 and December 8, 2013

TOPIC: Pet adoption

FEATURED GUEST: Diane Petruzelli with Monmouth Co. SPCA

Monmouth Co. SPCA

 

Show Information for November 30, 2013

TOPIC: Horse-riding injuries

Whether you ride horses for fun or for sport, there are some things you need to know before saddling up. Riding can be fun, but it can put strain on your body if you're not careful.

FEATURED GUEST: Dr. Naomi Betesh, DO with Union County Orthopedic Group

Union County Ortho
Saddle Up Rehab

Show Information for November 17 and November 24, 2013

TOPIC: Pet adoption

FEATURED GUESTS: Alycia Wier and Allison Junkers with Liberty Humane Society

Liberty Humane Society
 

Show Information for November 16 and November 23, 2013

TOPIC: B.W. Furlong and Associates Veterinary Practice

We take an inside look at a veterinary facility here in New Jersey committed to the health and well-being of horses.  Medical services there range from acupuncture and surgery to stem cell therapy. 

FEATURED GUESTS: Dr. Brendan Furlong, MVB, MRCVS and Dr. Wendy Leich, Vet MB, MRCVS

B.W. Furlong NJ
 

Show Information for November 10, 2013

TOPIC: Pet adoption

FEATURED GUEST: Sunny Nowell with Randolph Animal Pound

Randolph Animal Pound
Randolph NJ adopt a pet

Show Information for November 9, 2013

TOPIC: Leash Aggression

Does your pet become a complete animal when you get the leash out? It's called leash aggression: a common, but fixable problem.

FEATURED GUEST: Greg Kleva with Bark Busters

Bark Busters
 

Show Information for November 3, 2013

TOPIC: Pet adoption

FEATURED GUEST: Kim Saunders with St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center

St. Hubert's
 

Show Information for November 2, 2013

TOPIC: Holiday stress and pets

The holiday season is upon us and with the hustle and bustle of family visits, parties and fancy feasts, things can get quite stressful. It's not just people that can get overwhelmed, you may not realize that our pets can feel the heat too.

FEATURED GUEST: Dr. Deb Breitstein, DVM with Animal Health Care of Marlbor

AHC Marlboro
 

Show Information October 20 and October 27, 2013

TOPIC: PET ADOPTION

FEATURED GUEST: ANN DESOMBRE WITH ST. HUBERT'S ANIMAL WELFARE CENTER

St. Hubert's
 

Show Information October 19 and October 26, 2013

TOPIC: IGUANA, BABY BEARDED DRAGON, BLUE AND GOLD MACAW, TWO-TOED SLOTH AND GIANT FLEMISH RABBIT

Six Flags Great Adventure is not just about the rides; there's plenty of cool, exotic animals you can check out while you're there.

FEATURED GUESTS: ANIMAL TRAINING SUPERVISORS DAVID PERANTEAU AND STACI WHEELER AND JESSICA STANLEY AND LAUREN AVON WITH SIX FLAGS GREAT ADVENTURE

Six Flags
 

Show Information for October 12, 2013

TOPIC: DOGA (DOG YOGA)

A healthy mind and body can really do wonders in your daily life. Yoga, which is the ancient practice of physical and mental balance, has been considered one way to achieve peace. Now your furry friend is getting the opportunity to take part.

FEATURED GUESTS: CERTIFIED DOG TRAINER ROBIN LASH AND CERTIFIED YOGA INSTRUCTOR KARIN STOEZER WITH MORRIS K9 CAMPUS

Morris K-9 Campus
 

Show Information October 6 and October 13, 2013

TOPIC: PET ADOPTION

FEATURED GUEST: DIANE PETRUZELLI WITH MONMOUTH CO. SPCA

Monmouth Co. SPCA
 

Show Information for October 5, 2013

TOPIC: JUSTIN THE CAT UPDATE

Justin the cat is the furry little fighter that survived being lit on fire earlier this year. Now he's got a new home and a new lease on life.

FEATURED GUEST: OWNER KELLEY PETERS, JUSTIN THE CAT AND ANIMAL ALLIANCE FOUNDER ANNE TRINKLE

Justin Fire Survivor on Facebook
Animal Alliance NJ

Show Information for September 22 and September 29, 2013

TOPIC: Pet adoption

FEATURED GUEST: ABBY BERENBAK WITH MT. PLEASANT ANIMAL SHELTER

NJ Shelter
 

Show Information for September 21 and September 28, 2013

TOPIC: PET ALLERGY TESTING

If your furry friends are licking their feet, rubbing up against the floor or have red bumps on their skin: they could be suffering from allergies. We address a new more painless way of helping solve your pets' allergy problems.

FEATURED GUEST: DR. NOEL RADWANSKI, DVM, DipACVD WITH RIVERDALE VETERINARY DERMATOLOGY

NJ Vet Derm
 

Show Information for September 8 and September 15, 2013

TOPIC: PET ADOPTION

FEATURED GUEST: ALLISON JUNKERS WITH LIBERTY HUMANE SOCIETY

Liberty humane
 

Show Information for September 7 and September 14, 2013

TOPIC: WDHA'S ROCK DOG CONTEST AND PUPTOBERFEST

Just how much does your dog rock? Radio station WDHA is looking for the coolest pet pooches here in New Jersey. The winning dog then gets announced at Puptoberfest.

FEATURED GUESTS: MUSIC DIRECTOR AND DJ TERRIE CARR AND PROMOTIONS ASSISTANT JOHN HODOROVYCH

WDHA FM
 

Show Information for August 25 and September 1, 2013

TOPIC: PET ADOPTION

GUEST: DEE HROMOHO WITH ST. HUBERT'S ANIMAL WELFARE CENTER

St. Hubert's
 

Show Information for August 31, 2013

TOPIC: PET FIRST AID

Not being equipped with the right training and tools in emergency situations can mean the difference between life and death. The Brick Township Volunteer EMS Squad recently received some life-saving equipment to help keep your pet alive during a medical crisis.

FEATURED GUESTS: TRUDY SAN JOSE AND DOUGLAS DOERRHOEFER WITH BRICK VOLUNTEER EMS SQUAD

Brick Volunteers EMS
 

Show Information for August 24, 2013

TOPIC: PET CPR

First responders in one Ocean County town are now better equipped to help save your pet's life in an emergency. The company First Aid and CPR recently trained the Brick Township Volunteer EMS Squad to administer CPR to injured animals.

FEATURED GUESTS: STEVE ROSS AND CHERI ROSE WITH FIRST AID & CPR, LLC

First Aid
 

Show Information for August 17, 2013

TOPIC: KIDS AND DOG TRAINING

Welcoming a new dog into your home is a family affair. That's why training your furry friend should involve everyone, including the kids.

FEATURED GUEST: CERTIFIED PET TRAINER ROBIN LASH WITH MORRIS K9 CAMPUS 

Morris K-9 Campus
 

Show Information for August 10, 2013

TOPIC: FAWN RESCUE

News 12 New Jersey recently reported on a fawn rescued on July 4th after being hit by a car in Hopatcong. The fawn is alive today thanks to Animal Control Officer Dale Sloat.

FEATURED GUEST: HOPATCONG ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER DALE SLOAT

Hopatcong Animal Control
Hopatcong Health Department
 

Show Information for August 11 and August 18, 2013

TOPIC: PET ADOPTION

FEATURED GUEST: DIANE PETRUZELLI WITH MONMOUTH CO. SPCA

Monmouth Co. SPCA
 

Show Information for August 3, 2013

TOPIC: BABY BENGAL TIGER

We see a tiger cub up close and personal.

FEATURED GUEST: SPACE FARMS CO-OWNER LORI SPACE DAY

Space Farms
 

Show Information for July 28 and August 4, 2013

TOPIC: PET ADOPTION

FEATURED GUESTS: ALLISON JUNKERS AND SARA MCCLURG WITH LIBERTY HUMANE SOCIETY

Liberty Humane

Show Information for July 27, 2013

TOPIC: ST. HUBERT'S BARN BUDDY PROGRAM

Cats can be a great addition to your family, but not all furry felines are suited to be household pets. Saint Hubert's Animal Welfare Center is working to make sure that they are not forgotten or left behind.  

FEATURED GUEST: PRESIDENT HEATHER CAMISA WITH ST. HUBERT'S ANIMAL WELFARE CENTER

St. Hubert's
 

Show Information for July 20, 2013

TOPIC: GARDEN STATE CAT SHOW

Cat lovers this one is for you. The 2013 Garden State Cat Show and Expo is taking place in this weekend in Somerset.

FEATURED GUESTS: LINDA BOHN AND BRENDA FLAHAULT WITH GARDEN STATE CAT CLUB

Garden State Cat Club
 

Show Information for July 14 and July 21, 2013

TOPIC: PET ADOPTION

FEATURED GUEST: ABBY BERENBAK WITH MT. PLEASANT ANIMAL SHELTER

NJ Shelter
 

Show Information for July 6 and July 13, 2013

TOPIC: BUNNY THERAPY

Pet owners know that just one look from your furry friend can sometimes turn your day around. We talk with a writer and pet blogger who says bunnies are helpful in treating chronic pain. This expert also talks about how she and her bunny Muffin visited Newtown, Connecticut after the Sandy Hook Elementary massacre.

FEATURED GUEST: WRITER AND PET BLOGGER NANCY LARACY

Nancy Laracy
 

Show Information for June 30 and July 7, 2013

TOPIC: PET ADOPTION

FEATURED GUEST: JANIS DARE WITH ST. HUBERT'S ANIMAL WELFARE CENTER

St. Hubert's
 

Show Information for June 16 and June 23, 2013

TOPIC: PET ADOPTION

FEATURED GUEST: GEOFF GOYETTE WITH SAMMY'S HOPE

Sammy's Hope
 

Show Information for June 2 and June 9, 2013

TOPIC: PET ADOPTION

FEATURED GUEST: DIANE PETRUZELLI WITH MONMOUTH CO. SPCA

Monmouth County SPCA
 

Show Information for June 22 and 29, 2013

TOPIC: Second Call Thoroughbred Adoption

FEATURED GUEST: It's not just dogs and cats that are looking for homes here in New Jersey, horses are too. Second Call Thoroughbred Adoption and Placement is an organization dedicated to providing great care for retired thoroughbreds.

Second Call

Show Information for June 15:
TOPIC: Cat Care

Think that you only need to take your kitty to the vet when it's sick? Think again. We've got the tips to help keep your cat's health in check.

FEATURED GUEST: Dr. Deb Breitstein, DVM with Animal Health Care of Marlboro

Animal Health Care of Marlboro

Show Information for June 8, 2013
TOPIC: ECG Transmission For Pets

There seems to be an app for everything; including one that can help save your pet's life during a medical emergency. We reveal the incredible technology now available to veterinarians on their mobile phones.

FEATURED GUEST: Dr. Carl Sammarco, DVM with Red Bank Veterinary Hospital

Red Bank Veterinary Hospital

Show Information for June 1, 2013
TOPIC: Super Cat Adoption DayThis time of year means more furry felines available for adoption. The North Brunswick Humane Association is looking to put the spotlight on those cats in need of loving homes.

FEATURED GUEST: Eileen Lorner and Vince Sheehan with the North Brunswick Humane Association

North Brunswick Humane Society

Show Information for May 25, 2013:
TOPIC: ASPCA Behavioral Rehabilitation Center

Abused dogs are getting the extra care they need to recover thanks to the ASPCA Behavioral Rehabilitation Center. It recently opened up at St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center in Madison.

FEATURED GUEST: Heather Cammisa and Katherine Miller with St. Hubert's

Show Information for May 18, 2013:
TOPIC: Introducing Your Dog to a New Baby

Most parents can agree having a baby changes everything. It's not just new experiences for mom and dad, your pet pooch will need to adjust too.
We get the answers on how to make the process go smoothly.

FEATURED GUEST: Greg Kleva with Bark Busters

Show Information for May 11, 2013:
TOPIC: Pets & Swim Safety

With those rising temps, your first thought maybe to take a dip in the pool. Think your dog is prepared for a couple of laps too?
Not so fast: There's some things you need to know before your pet pooch takes the plunge.

FEATURED GUEST: Dr. Catherine Reid, DVM

Show Information for May 4, 2013:
TOPIC: Run For The Animals

What started as an idea one Saturday morning for a 12-year-old boy, has now become an annual run that's raised thousands of dollars for the Monmouth County SPCA. Robby Murphy, the teen behind Run For the Animals, explains what inspired him to spearhead this initiative.

FEATURED GUEST: Run For the Animals Founder Robby Murphy

Show Information for April 27, 2013:
TOPIC: Adopt-A-Greyhound Month

FEATURED GUEST: Maria Lutz with Greyhound Friends of New Jersey

April is National Adopt A Greyhound Month. Many of us know these dogs are great racers but you may not know the reasons why they make such great pets.

Show Information for April 13 & 20, 2013:
TOPIC: Roscoe The Bed Bug Dog

We get personal with the famous face of Bell Environmental Services. Roscoe The Bed Bug Dog shows us how he prepares for the job and what it takes to sniff out the problem.

FEATURED GUEST: Glenn Waldorf with Bell Environmental Services, dog trainer Kevin Macfie and Roscoe


Show Information for April 6, 2013:
TOPIC: Westminster Dog Show

FEATURED GUEST: Affenpinscher Owner Darcy Gilson and her dog Wif

Dr. Voynick takes a behind-the-scenes look at the Westminster Dog Show. The show is telecast on National T.V., but breeds from right here in the Garden State take part every year. This year's winner was a 5-year-old affenpinscher named Banana Joe. Another dog of the same breed stopped by to show us what makes a winning pup!  

Show information for March 30, 2013
Topic:
Patrick the Dog Update

We were introduced to a very special dog about two years ago. Patrick the pit bull was found in the bottom of a Newark trash chute in March 2011.
He was emaciated and abused, but thanks to the some great love and care Patrick has made a miraculous recovery. He now has friends from all over the world.

Featured Guests: Patricia Smillie-Scavelli and Doctor Kate Palmer with Garden State Veterinary Specialists in Tinton Falls
 

Show Information for March 24 & March 31, 2013
Topic: Pet Adoption
Featured Guest: Monmouth County SPCA
260 Wall Street
Eatontown, NJ 07724
Shelter Hours: Open 7 Days a Week
Mon. to Fri.: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Sat & Sun: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Phone: 732-542-0040

 

Show information for March 10 & March 17, 2013
Topic: Pet Adoption
Featured Guest: VCA Iselin Animal Hospital

450 Route 27
Iselin, NJ 08830

Phone: (732) 283-2110

Monday 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday through Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Sunday Closed


Show Information for March 16, 2013:
Topic: Protecting Your Garden From Fido
Spring is officially around the corner and those new plants popping up everywhere can be quite enticing for your pet. We've got the helpful tricks and tips to make sure your garden stays in tact this season.
Featured Guest: Master Trainer Greg Kleva
Bark Busters

Show Information for March 23, 2013:
Topic: Retraining Your Dog for the Spring
Now that Spring is here, you may be ready to grab your pooch and enjoy the outdoors.
The only problem is Spot may have left his manners at home. There's no need to worry though, retraining your pet can be an easy feat.
Featured Guest: Master Trainer Greg Kleva
Bark Busters

Show information for March 2  & March 9, 2013:
Topic: Lyme Disease Symptoms and Solutions
Lyme Disease doesn't just affect humans... our furry friends can get it too.
We shed some light on a growing problem and then look at diagnosis and treatment.
Featured Guest: Dr. Richard Goldstein with Animal Medical Center NYC

Animal Medical Center

Show Information for Feb. 24 & March 3, 2013:
Topic: Pet Adoption

Featured Guest: Bergen County Animal Shelter
 
100 United Lane
Teterboro, New Jersey 07608
Phone: (201) 229-4600
Fax: (201) 440-4358
Shelter Hours:

Monday: Closed for adoptions.
Tuesday: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday: 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Show Information for Feb. 23, 2013:
TOPIC: Macaws from Six Flags
These guests really knows how to ruffle some feathers.
Learn everything you need to know about Severe Macaws from Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson.
FEATURED GUEST: Animal Training Supervisor Jessica Peranteau

Show Information for Feb. 17, 2013:
FEATURED GUEST: Liberty Humane Society

235 Jersey City Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07305
Phone: (201) 547-4147
Email: lhs@libertyhumane.org

Public/Adoption Hours
Monday - Closed
Tuesday through Friday - 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday - 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
 

Show Information for Feb. 16, 2013:

TOPIC: Otters from Six Flags
Talk about OTTER-LY adorable!
Some Asian Small-Clawed Otters from Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson stopped by our studios.

FEATURED GUEST: Animal Training Supervisor Jessica Peranteau

Show Information for Feb. 10, 2013:
FEATURED GUEST: Liberty Humane Society  

235 Jersey City Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07305
Phone: (201) 547-4147
Email: lhs@libertyhumane.org

Public/Adoption Hours
Monday - Closed
Tuesday through Friday - 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday - 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Show Information for Feb. 9, 2013

Topic: Valentine's Day Pet Grooming

We're not the only ones who deserve a little love. There are ways to prep your pet for a little romance too.

Featured Guest: Celebrity Dog Stylist Jorge Bendersky and Tito the Pom

Planet Jorge

Show Information for Feb. 2, 2013

Topic: Winter Pet Grooming Dogs need a little routine grooming just like we do, especially in the winter time.

How and when to start? What products to use? We reveal the simple tips and tricks you can you use to keep your dog looking good amid frigid temps.

Featured Guest: Celebrity Dog Stylist Jorge Bendersky and Tito the Pom

Planet Jorge

Show Information for Jan. 27 & Feb. 3:
Topic: Pet Adoption

Featured Guest: Monmouth County SPCA

260 Wall Street
Eatontown, NJ 07724

SHELTER HOURS:
Open 7 Days a Week
Mon-Fri: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Sat & Sun: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Tel: 732-542-0040

Show Information for Jan. 19 & 26
Topic: Winter Hazards and New Year's Resolutions for Pets
The winter months can be fun for the family and our furry friends... if we take the right steps to staying safe. We talk about what issues could potentially harm your pets during this time. We also discuss new year's resolutions that can help improve your pets' health and wellbeing in the new year.
Featured Guest: Dr. Deborah Breitstein, DVM
Animal Health Care of Marlboro

Show Information for Jan. 13 & 20:

Topic: Pet Adoption

Featured guest: St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center

Madison Shelter
575 Woodland Ave.
P.O. Box 159
Madison, NJ 07940
Tel: (973) 377-2295

North Branch Shelter
3201 Route 22 East
P.O. Box 5281
North Branch, NJ 08876
Tel: (908) 526-3330

Hours: Sunday - Tuesday 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Wednesday - Saturday 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.

 

Show Information for Jan. 5 and Jan. 12
Topic: Reptile Fun with Turtle Back Zoo
Who knew there were so many kinds of reptiles? We get a closer look at the prehensile tailed skink, oustalet's chameleon, large water monitor and bearded dragon.
Featured Guest: Turtle Back Zoo Director Jeremy Goodman
Turtle Back Zoo

Show Information for Dec. 30 & Jan. 6:
Topic: Pet Adoption
Featured Guest: Bergen County Animal Shelter
100 United Lane
Teterboro, New Jersey 07608
(201) 229-4600
Fax: (201) 440-4358
Email: shelter@co.bergen.nj.us
Shelter Hours:

Monday: Closed for adoptions.
Tuesday: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday: 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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