Animals

A Bay Head-based marine biologist and artist creates a 40-foot-long concrete and steel horseshoe crab for the state Department of Environmental Protection's artificial reef program. ...
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His Balm Barks

October 11, 2010

Dana Jennings, an assistant editor at the New York Times, has written a new book—Bijou: What a Difference a Dog Makes: Big Lessons on Life, Love, and Healing from a Small Pooch. ...
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Birds of a Feather

August 16, 2010

A father and son create realistic decoys for hunters In a sawdust-filled workshop housed in an old barn in Burlington County....
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New Leash on Life

February 10, 2010

Underdog to Wonderdog, an extreme makeover series for doghouses, is filmed in New Jersey and features Piscataway native David Leon....
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Pig Heaven

October 21, 2009

The Mangalitsa pig has bounced back from near extinction to be prized by foodies for its beefy flavor and luscious fat. The only place Mangalitsas are being raised East of the Mississippi is, you guessed it, New Jersey....
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Bring on the Hounds

June 8, 2009

The ancient sport of lure coursing has a modern-day allure for New Jersey dog owners....
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Wonder Dogs

April 13, 2009

The woman was walking at a measured pace along a Morristown sidewalk, a guide dog moving with her, tethered by a harness in her left hand....
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“Cute dog!” a runner said as he passed my dog and me on our evening walk. I’ll give him that. Emily is cute, a 14-pound Jack Russell terrier mix. ...
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A Bigger Toolbox

November 21, 2008

Alternative and holistic healing gives veterinarians new tools to help keep pets in the pink....
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Mansion of Meows

November 10, 2008

jonathan rosenberg made millions in the first dotcom boom and cashed out to build a heaven-on-earth for seriously ill cats. ...
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Judith Bokman founded the Standardbred Retirement Foundation to save retired harness racing horses from the slaughterhouse. ...
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Here's how to deal with your pet's health crisis, and where you need to turn for urgent care. ...
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Portrait artists Kathryn Eddy and Pinky Adubato like to meet their subjects before they create artistic representations of pets. ...
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Natural Wonders

September 17, 2008

More than a century ago, when they roamed the forests of the Garden State, wolf packs would howl, proclaiming their sovereignty. Those bone-chilling yowls are yesteryear’s soundtrack—except at the Lakota Wolf Preserve in Columbia, Warren County....
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Dogs’ Best Friend

April 7, 2008

For impounded pets—stray, wounded, ill, or just unwanted—survival may hinge on a call to Annie Trinkle’s Animal Alliance of New Jersey. It’s 7 pm, and Annie Trinkle is in her kitchen, experimenting with a new vegan recipe. As she presses out the last bit of water in the tofu, the phone rings. It’s an officer from the Philadelphia Animal Care and Control Association....
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Best Of Jersey: Pets

March 10, 2008

Best dog parks in New Jersey - NJ best dog parks - New Jersey Monthly - the best of NJ...
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His Name is Earl

February 6, 2008

Mutts is the creation of New Jersey cartoonist Patrick McDonnell, whose canine obsession led to a comic strip featuring a dog named Earl and his sidekick, a cat named Mooch. ...
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On the Job with Eric Orkney

February 5, 2008

Lead tiger trainer at the Temple of the Tiger at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, which opens full-time this month....
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Puppy Love

December 19, 2007

The sound came from Zach in a guttural, tortured heave prompted by a sadness no seven-year-old should experience. “You’re the best dog in the world,” he whispered into Lucy’s lifeless ear....
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