Do you recognize him? Dog boards NJ Transit train and goes for ride to Hoboken

Sunday, February 4, 2024
Police searching for owner of dog who boarded NJ Transit train
The pooch rode the train to the Hoboken Terminal.

HOBOKEN, New Jersey -- New Jersey Transit police are asking for the public's help to find the owner of a dog who lost his way and wandered onto a train.

The dog apparently followed an unrelated passenger onto a train at Mountain Station in South Orange around 7:50 a.m. Thursday.

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The pooch then rode the train to the Hoboken Terminal.

Authorities say they couldn't find his owner and he has no microchip.


The dog was picked up by Animal Control and taken to Jersey City to be cared for.

Anyone who has information or thinks the dog is theirs should call 201-547-5700 .

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