*Sandy Levine was the longtime host and producer of Homeless Tails, a beloved, educational television series that helped save animals' lives through extensive coverage of animal welfare issues. Homeless Tails aired on NJN Public Television (PBS) from 1993 until the station closed in June 2011. All videos copyright NJN.
Camden Animal Control - Have you ever wondered what it's like to be an animal control officer? NJN's Homeless Tails producer Sandy Levine traveled to Camden, NJ to follow two ACOs who are using some far-reaching city ordinances to help Camden's animals. In recent decades the city has struggled to deal with large numbers of stray animals and some horrific cases of animal abuse. Animal Control Officers Steve Bordi and Chris McGarry say they're seeing signs of improvement while enforcing Camden's no-breeding and no-chaining ordinances. Copyright 2007, NJN Public Television.
Petfinder.com Celebrates 10th Birthday. This is an amazing story about how following your dreams can produce miraculous results. Petfinder.com started as a New Jersey couple's New Year's Eve resolution to do something to help homeless animals. Today millions of people visit the Web site each month where hundreds of thousands of adoptable pets are showcased from around the nation and beyond. Visitors to Petfinder.com type in what kind of pet they're looking for, and their zip code, and the site returns a list of pets waiting for new homes. Shelters and rescue groups say Petfinder.com is literally a lifesaver, enabling them to post available pets to the masses for free....exposure that often results in successful adoptions. Copyright 2006, NJN Public Television.
Tabby's Place -- "Almost heaven on earth" is perhaps the best way to describe "Tabby's Place", a special shelter for cats in Ringoes, NJ. This state-of-the-art sanctuary is one generous man's tribute to a cat named Tabby who was truly loved. Watch this Homeless Tails special report to learn how the bond between Jonathan Rosenberg and his cat Tabby led to transformation for Rosenberg, and salvation for hundreds of needy cats. Copyright 2004, NJN Public Television.