START Pets of the Week: Meet Jack and Genie

LITTLE FALLS, NJ – Jack and Genie are this week’s START Pet’s of the Week. They are looking forward to finding their forever homes.

Jack is a beautiful orange and white boy who loves to be loved! Born in January 2018, he was rescued from a local yard. Having the personality of a house cat, there is no telling how he ended up fending for himself on the streets. In his foster home he gets along well with other cats and would love a forever family to call his own. Jack is vaccinated, altered, FeLV/FIV tested negative and microchipped.

 If

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Animal shelters need you! Summer brings a lack of the volunteer that help keep them running | Entertainment/Life

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The COVID-19 pandemic changed the way volunteers could help at animal shelters and rescues over the past year. Some shelters couldn’t allow volunteers, and some, like Animal Rescue New Orleans, limited the number and the duties they could perform. As restrictions ease, however, shelters and rescues need volunteers more than ever.

At ARNO, an influx of college students has helped out this spring. Now that the semester is winding down and students are going home for the summer, there’s a large drop in volunteers — but the rescue still needs that help daily. 

At many shelters, high school students have

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‘Blind box’ pet mail craze in China behind deaths of numerous dogs, cats

A dangerous mystery mail trend has resulted in the deaths of numerous animals. 

Despite Chinese law forbidding the transportation of live animals, there continues to be a market for “blind box” mail-order pets, in which shoppers buy a pet of an unknown breed through the post. 

On Monday, the illegal fad yielded tragic results when animal advocacy group Chengdu Aizhijia Animal Rescue Centre discovered 160 puppies and kittens in a courier truck for company ZTO in Chengdu, the BBC reported. All of the creatures were under 3 months old, and a number of them were dead, the group reported. 

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Pets of the Week: Sugar and Spice

Here we have Sugar! She was found and brought into the shelter after roaming around town for a few days with her sister, Spice. Sugar is the friendliest girl! You’ll always catch her greeting you at the gate with a warm welcome. We won’t lie, it’s mainly because she knows it’s feeding time. Sugar adores snacking on animal crackers and strawberries. She’s very particular; as soon as you place her food down you’ll notice she always takes a bite and then has to immediately get

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Elevate Your Pet’s Mealtimes With the Modern MOGO Feeding Kit

Love your pet dearly but also care about how your home looks? It’s inevitable that with a pet comes all kinds of gear to accompany their walks, feedings, playtime and sleep, but that doesn’t mean your place has to look like a zoo. Many pet brands put little thought into anything other than function, and while that might work for some people, it typically doesn’t work for aesthetes. Enter industrial designer Jay Sae Jung Oh who founded Seattle-based pet lifestyle brand Boo Oh after welcoming a French bulldog named Boo into the mix and quickly realizing what a struggle it

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