LAW ADVANCES THAT ENCOURAGES PET STERILIZATION

Legislation Assemblyman John Burzichelli sponsored to help control animal population and save local governments money was released Thursday by an Assembly panel.  The bill (A-3205) prohibits a shelter, pound, animal rescue organization or an auxiliary organization from releasing a dog or cat for adoption unless the dog or cat has been sterilized, and at least…

REPORT: EIGHT DOGS DIE IN TWO FIRES

A published report says that eight dogs died in two separate fires in western Atlantic County on Wednesday.  The Press of Atlantic City says the fires took place in two different homes on Wednesday morning.  A family that bred dogs lost eight in a stubborn fire; the dogs were housed in a garage.  Authorities say…