Pat Van Slyke celebrated a big birthday and instead of gifts she asked her friends to give to the shelter. Pat has very generous friends.Thank you for thinking of the animals waiting for their forever homes, Pat. Tony Contreras, a good friend to the dogs at PAHS is Pat’s husband.
We’ve had more birthdays celebrated this spring! Alexis Glasofer celebrated her 7th birthday and decided that she had enough “stuff” and decided the animals at PAHS could use some “stuff” instead. So her parents made a generous donation in her honor. She is pictured with her sister Lauren and 2 uncooperative kittens.
Safety is a concern for pet owners year-round, but there are a few poison risks to be especially aware of this time of year. Keep your pet safe from these five summertime pet poisons: Salt water: Dogs don’t know that ocean water is dangerous and may try to slurp up some of that salty H2O […]
This dog was abandoned and starving near 287. She had also been hit by a car and had a badly broken leg that needed surgery with a specialist. She stayed in a foster home during recovery and has now been adopted by her foster family. Zoey, formerly known as Durham Girl has been adopted! Her […]
The ladies from L’Oreal Berkeley Heights came to volunteer today. They were fantastic! They cleaned cat cages, walked dogs and did anything we asked them to do. I even think a few of them fell in love! Pictured are: Shelby Dominski Valerie Louie Denise Noutski Kaitlyn Dunn Piane Fu Alicia Cooper Thank you for all […]
Last fall we got a call for an injured dog. We picked up this Cocker Spaniel. She was not injured but in horrible condition. She had mange, her nails were so long they curled under and made it difficult for her to walk. Her eyes and ears were infected. She also had a urinary tract […]
For the past few years, our shelter has been trying to enter the world of social media in a contemporary way. Our President, Steve Cecchettini, has charged our Board to make this happen. We believe that it will be easier for our future supporters to keep track of our animals and our events if we […]
On May 9, 2015, we held our first Painting Fur PAHS evening to sponsor our shelter. Many, many special thanks to Michele and Doug Chapman for organizing this event. This was held at the South Plainfield Senior Center and what an evening it was! We had a full house – sold out every seat! Additionally, […]
On April 8, 2015, the shelter held our first luncheon at KC’s Korner in South Plainfield to honor the repeat volunteers who make our animals happy and help to defray our costs. Each volunteer has the biggest heart and typically attaches themselves to the same animal, which brings peace, comfort and familiarity to the animals […]
Pet parents usually have good intentions when it comes to raising their feline and canine companions, but sometimes mistakes are made. Be sure to avoid these ten common pet care pitfalls: 1. Adopting a pet on a whim: Pets are a long-term commitment that require care, time, and money. The decision to adopt a new […]