St. Hubert’s holds dog vaccination clinic in Irvington

St. Hubert’s holds dog vaccination clinic in Irvington

IRVINGTON, NJ — Pet owners in Irvington gathered on a sunny Saturday, June 5, to get their dogs vaccinated at a free clinic hosted by the Irvington Health Department, township officials and St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center. Dozens of dogs of all shapes, sizes and breeds received free rabies and distemper vaccinations at the event, […]

County commissioners hold meeting regarding feral cats

County commissioners hold meeting regarding feral cats

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — On May 5, county Commissioner Tyshammie L. Cooper, who represents District 3 and is chairperson of the Essex County Commissioner Trap-Neuter-Return Committee, held a virtual meeting of the board’s TNR Committee to address the overpopulation of feral cats in communities throughout Essex County. In attendance were District 5 Commissioner Vice President […]

Maplewood Manta Rays end season on high note

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Manta Rays enjoyed a five-meet season and placed third in championships with the Tri-County Diving League this year. Thunderstorms and inclement weather couldn’t keep this team down! Ben Doubek, new head diving coach, along with assistant coaches, led the Maplewood Manta Rays through a successful season. Season highlights include three […]

Rabid raccoon identified in Maplewood; vaccinate your pets

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — St. Hubert’s Animal Control captured a young male raccoon on June 8 and identified that it was infected with rabies virus, according to a June 11 press release from the Maplewood Health Department. The resident who made the call to the Maplewood Health Department noted that the raccoon was acting strangely. St. […]

Rabid raccoon and dog fight in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — According to Maplewood health officer Robert Roe, last week a raccoon fought with a dog in Maplewood. The raccoon was captured by St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare and tested for rabies at the N.J. State Department of Health. The report received Sept. 25 indicates that the raccoon had rabies. According to Roe, the […]

TNVR program in Maplewood and HarvestFest

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Save the dates for the following Maplewood Health Department events: On Saturday, Sept. 9, from 1 to 3 p.m., volunteers are needed to help the Trap Neuter Vaccinate and Release Feral Cat Program in Maplewood. People for Animals will be meeting with the Maplewood Health Department and other TNVR volunteers to plan, […]

Debate swirls around shelter

Livingston Animal Shelter denies residents’ allegations of mismanagement

Debate swirls around shelter

SOUTH ORANGE / LIVINGSTON, NJ — The police captain in charge of the Livingston Animal Shelter told the News-Record that the shelter will soon have an isolation room in which sick animals can be kept away from healthy ones, thus bringing it into compliance with state law and satisfying a major grievance South Orange and […]

Free vaccination clinic for dogs and cats in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — There will be a free vaccination clinic for dogs and cats on Saturday, Oct. 15, from 1 to 4 p.m. at DeHart Community Center, 120 Burnett Ave. in Maplewood. No registration is required. A licensed veterinarian will administer basic and rabies vaccinations for free. Pet ID tags will be available free of […]

Manta Rays to host dive-a-thon to support St. Hubert’s

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Manta Rays diving team with be holding a dive-a-thon at the Maplewood pool on Saturday, July 9, to help raise money for St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center. Divers will dive from 9 to 10 a.m.; raffles, games and adoption will run from 10 a.m. to noon. Dogs and cats will […]