As we make our way through this mid-Summer heatwave in Ocean County, it's important to remember that people aren't the only ones who can become victims of the excessive heat. A dog owner in New Jersey got a rather pointed message from local police about that very subject this week.
A proposed measure that would regulate the tethering of dogs and define proper outdoor shelter would supplement an existing statewide bill, according to an animal right's group, working with Ocean County's 10th Legislative lawmakers to get the bill approved.
When you have decided that it's time to bring a pet into your family, there are many options to get one. You can buy a puppy or kitten (sometimes spending hundreds of dollars), you can adopt a puppy or kitten, or you can adopt an adult animal. I am an enthusiastic advocate of the latter.
Using the spirit of compromise and a touch of the wisdom of Solomon, Monmouth County's Board of Recreation Commissioners devise a way for dog owners and petless visitors to use the Fisherman Cove beach simultaneously - separate sections