Paws & Pals

Paws & Pals can be seen at 45 minutes past the hour in every daytime newscast starting at 6 a.m., both Saturday and Sunday.

01/05/2020 01/12/2020 PET ADOPTION:
Featured Guest: Saving all Paws

01/04/2020 ASPCA Dog of the year
Featured Guest: Kathy McGuire (NJ Aid for Animals) and Sweetpea.

12/28/2019 Space Farms Zoo and Museum
Featured Guest: “E.T” and Lori Space Day

12/21/2019 Holiday Adoption Warning
Featured Guest: Dr. Greg Panarello, DVM/DACVECC

12/15/2019 12/22/2019 PET ADOPTION
Featured Guest: Karma Cat Zen Dog rescue

12/08/2019 12/29/2019 PET ADOPTION:
Featured Guest: Friends of Linden Animal Shelter

12/07/2019 Space Farms Zoo and Museum
Featured Guest: “Buffy” and Lori Space Day

11/30/2019 Giving Back to Pets
Featured Guest: Dr. Greg Panarello, DVM/DACVECC

11/24/2019 and 12/01/2019 PET ADOPTION:
Featured Guest: Cause 4 Paws

11/23/2019  and 12/14/2019 Calling All Cats Rescue and Sanctuary
Featured Guest: Sara Cameron, Lisa Vivino and Phoenix the Cruising Cart Kitty

11/16/2019 Space Farms Zoo and Museum
Featured Guest: Ali and Lori Space Day

11/10/2019 11/17/2019 PET ADOPTION:
Featured Guest: Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter

11/09/2019 Eagle Valley Search Dogs
Featured Guest: Diana Bzik and Storm

11/02/2019 Space Farms Zoo and Museum
Featured Guest: Juniper and Lori Space Day

10/27/2019 11/03/2019 PET ADOPTION:
Featured Guest: Montclair Animal Shelter

10/26/2019 Roscoe the Bed Bug sniffing dog
Featured Guest: Sue Lavoie, Jennifer Erdogen and Roscoe Jr.

10/13/2019 10/20/2019 PET ADOPTION
Featured Guest: Associated Humane Societies in Tinton Falls

10/12/2019 Passaic County K-9 Team and Mounted Police
Featured Guest: Corporal Dave Carra (Mounted Police), Seargent Jamie Tangorra (K9 Unit) and Demi

10/05/2019 Passaic County Paws in the Park
Featured Guest: Passaic County Deputy Freeholder Cassandra Lazzara

09/22/2019 09/29/2019 PET ADOPTION
Featured Guest: Monmouth County SPCA

09/28/2019 and 10/19 Our Gang Pet Services
Featured Guest: Andrea Kilkeeny and The Mighty Finn

09/15/2019 and 10/06/2019 PET ADOPTION:
Featured Guest: All Paws on Board Inc.

09/14/2019 09/21/2019 Dog Training
Featured Guest: Susan Rubin

09/01/2019 and 09/08/2019 PET ADOPTION:
Featured Guest: Mt Pleasant Animal Shelter

08/31/2019 Essential Oils 09/07/2019 Energy Work
Featured Guest: Anne Angelo Webb

08/18/2019 08/25/2019 PET ADOPTION:
Featured Guest: To the Rescue

08/17/2019 08/24/1019 Purr N Pooch Foundation for Animals
Featured Guest: Koren Spadavecchia, Shannon Fasone, Betsy Palazzo and Steve Charnich

08/04/2019 and 08/11/2019 PET ADOPTION:
Featured Guest: Best Friend Dog and Animal Adoption

08/03/2019 and 08/10/2019 Holistic Medicine
Featured Guest: Dr. Christine Krenicki, DVM

07/21/2019 07/28/2019 PET ADOPTION:
Featured Guest: St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center

07/20/2019 and 07/27/2019 Camp Bow Wow Middlesex
Featured Guest: Jamie Matzek

07/07/2019 and 07/14/2019 PET ADOPTION:
Featured Guest: Karma Cat Zen Dog Rescue

07/06/2019 and 7/13/2019 Aqua Paws Rehabilitation
Featured Guest: Petra Ford

Air dates: 6/22/2019 and 6/29/2019
Topic: Treatments at North Star Animal Vets
Featured guests: Gaemia Tracy, DVM and Melanie Puchot, DVM, DACVIM

Air Dates: 6/23/2019 and 6/30/2019
Topic: Pet Adoption
Featured guest: Associated Humane Societies of Tinton Falls

Air Dates: 6/09/2019 and 6/16/2019
Topic: Pet Adoption
Featured guest: Pet-Resq of Tenafly

Air Dates: 6/08/2019 and 6/15/2019
Topic: Space Farms Zoo and Museum
Featured guest: Lori Space Day

Air Dates: 05/05/2019 and 05/12/2019
Topic: Adoption Segment
Featured Guest: Good Karma Dog Rescue

Air Dates: 05/11/2019 AND 05/18/2019
Featured Guest: Jenkinson's Aquarium

Air Dates: 05/26/2019 AND 06/02/2019
Topic: Adoption Segment
Featured Guest: Friends of Linden Animal Shelter (FOLAS)

Air Dates: 05/25/2019 AND 06/01/2019
Topic: Animal Assisted Therapy
Featured Guest: Joan Baer and Mary Beth Cooner of Creature Comfort Pet Therapy

Air Dates: 4/27 and 5/4/
Topic: Youth programs at St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center
Any pet lover understands how important animal outreach is, and there's so many impactful ways children can help with animals.
We take a look at the youth advocacy programs St. Hubert’s offer to children.

Air Dates: 4/29 and 5/19
Topic: Pet adoption: Alan Purcell, Wayne Animal Shelter

Air Dates: 4/6, 4/13
Topic: Catsbury Park Cat Convention
Featured Guest: DJ Bornschein, Jamie Nichols of Catsbury Park Cafe and Nina Lucow from MCSPCA
Calling all cat lovers! The time has come to celebrate our furry feline friends at the second annual Catsbury Park Cat Convention, the largest event of its kind on the East Coast. We preview what to expect at the convention held in Asbury Park, April 13-14.

Air Date: 4/7
Topic: Raising Awareness Against Easter Bunny Adoptions
Featured Guest: Bill Mack, volunteer, and Gail Petersen, treasurer, of Safe Haven Rabbit Rescue
In a special Sunday edition of Pet Stop, we are raising awareness to a particular issue that arises this time of year - adopting a bunny for Easter. Although a bunny may seem like a great idea for a family, rabbits actually are one of the most abandoned domestic animals - many of which happen just weeks after the Easter holiday. We speak with a local rabbit rescue about alternative gifts this holiday.

Air Dates: 3/30, 4/20
Topic:  Marty's Place
Featured Guest: Doreen Jakubcak, founder of Marty's Place
When many of us retire, we plan to move somewhere new, perhaps where we can spend our golden years living in a community catered to our individual needs.
Well shouldn't the same loving environment be available for senior pets? We learn about a dog sanctuary called Marty's Place, providing a loving environment to senior dogs in New Jersey.

Air Dates: 3/31/2019 and 4/21/2019
Topic: Pet adoption - St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center

Air Dates: March 16 and March 23
Topic: Home cooking for pets
Featured Guest: Dr. Judy Morgan, DVM, CVA, CVCP, CVFT
Ensuring your beloved pet's nutritional needs are met is so important, and to some dry kibble just will not cut it.
So others are now following a movement--home cooking for their pets. 
We speak to a holistic veterinarian and author of "Yin and Yang Nutrition for Dogs," Dr. Judy Morgan. 

Air Dates: March 17 and March 24
Topic: Pet Adoption
Featured Guest: Somerset Regional Animal Shelter 

AIR DATES: March 3, 10, 2019

AIR DATES: March 2, 9, 2019
Animal Advocacy has gone international—and a local group is joining in on a multi-country effort to rescue dogs from the meat trade. In order to continue this important work, they say they need your help.
FEATURED GUEST: Maria Lutz, Vice President of Greyhound Friends of New Jersey.

AIR DATES: Feb. 17, 24, 2019
FEATURED GUESTS: Corinne Raimondi & Caryn Cullen

AIR DATES: Feb. 16, 23, 2019
TOPIC: NJ STRAYS- Animal surrender prevention
Animal Welfare Advocacy is a full time effort, calling for humane treatment of all animals while educating the public through outreach programs. One animal welfare organization serving northern New Jersey is NJ Strays, a volunteer-based nonprofit that has been working to reduce shelter intake and to decrease euthanasia among local animals at shelters.
FEATURED GUESTS: Rachel Beeman and Adriana Bradley.

AIR DATES: Feb. 3, 2019, Feb. 10, 2019
TOPIC: Pet Adoption:
Monmouth County SPCA

Air Date: Jan. 26, 2019
TOPIC: Many people think riding horses is just for leisure or for sporting competitions, but a horse can be used as a valuable tool in therapy. Whether it is a small child with cognitive special needs or a middle aged man recovering from surgery, research shows people of all ages can benefit from Equine-Assisted Activities and Therapies.
FEATURED GUEST: Ellen Rankins, Ph, D. student at the Rutgers Equine Science Center in New Brunswick.

Air Date: Jan. 19, 2019
TOPIC: New Jersey is home to over 42,000 horses and has 7,200 equine facilities across the state. Along with a vibrant horse industry, New Jersey also provides exposure to programs for students to study Equine Science.
FEATURED GUEST: Dr. Karyn Malinowski, director at the Rutgers Equine Science Center in New Brunswick

Air Date: January 12, 2019

Air Dates: January 13, 2019 and January 20, 2019
FEATURED GUEST: Jennifer McMilllan

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