New Jersey Week for the Animals! 
October 19-27, 2019    *     Calendar Page 1 Below

The New Jersey Week for the Animals team is connecting and working with shelters and organizations daily across the entire state.  Your ideas and suggestions are welcome as we work together to build this exciting week designed to celebrate animals and join together on their behalf. Contact us !  We will be honored to work with you. 
Year Round
Saluting our Military & Working K-9's
Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst 

Joint Base McGuire-Dix- Lakehurst 
Wrightstown, NJ 08562

Say thank you to our military working K-9's and handlers. Send a card or letter to show your gratitude. God Bless Our Troops.  Thank you for your service!  Attention your letters to Staff Sgt. Allison Price. (Thanks to Sgt. Heime, as well!)
Through the Week
Children's Book Donations to Jersey City Library System

Gryphon Children's award-winning books have been donated to the library branches. Variety of books that promote adoption, responsible pet ownership and the love of animals.

Thursday, Oct 17th-(Sunday 20th)               8:00 am - 6:00 pm daily
New Jersey Audubon Cape May Fall Festival

 Grand Hotel of Cape May, Cape May, NJ  Phone (908) 204-8998

Join us for New Jersey Audubon’s Fall Festival – the longest running birding festival in the country.

Friday evening’s program, entitled Golden Opportunity: Our Journey Studying the Ghosts of the Eastern Forests, will feature Michael Lanzone of Cellular Tracking Technologies, developer and manufacturer of wildlife tracking devices, and Dr. Trish Miller, a wildlife biologist who has traveled the world working with Golden Eagles and Bald Eagles. Their stories from the field will get you excited about the future of bird research.

Saturday evening, we host Amanda D. Rodenwald, Ph.D, one of Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s senior faculty members. Her presentation, entitled Making Your Cup Count: How Coffee Can Fuel Migratory Bird Conservation in the Tropics, will discuss how shade-coffee and other agroforestry practices can support bird conservation, healthy ecosystems, and human communities in Latin America.
Saturday, October  19th       7:00 am-til
Trails4Tails Fest

Washington Crossing PArk 355 Washington Crossing Pennington Rd, Titusville, NJ 08560

 1 Day, 7 Races & A FEST! A fundraiser for It's A Ruff Life Rescue at the Historic Washington Crossing State Park. Multiple races, adoptable dogs, dog costume parade, beer & wine garden, vendors, food trucks, music, fire pits, games and more! FEST open to the public!

Registration is open!
1 Mile Fun Run/Walk, 5K, 5K with Dog, 15K, Double Dog, 50K Ultra, Triple Dog
Saturday, October 19th   7:15 am - 4:00 pm
Friends of Burlington County Animal Shelter
Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Clinic

  Westampton Municipal Building 710 Rancocas Rd, Westampton, NJ 08060 

The Friends of the Burlington County Animal Shelter are partnering with Dr. Lori Duggan to offer low-cost spay/neuter clinics at the Westampton Municipal Building in Westampton, NJ. See this page for other clinic dates, prices, instructions and registration information:

Call (609) 265-5073  Friends of BCAS is a separate organization from the Burlington County Animal Shelter. 
Burlington Animal Shelter site
Call (609) 265-5073
See adoptables at the shelter
  Saturday, October 19th  (& other weekdays too)                          8:00 am til 
New Jersey Farmers Markets
Extensive list with multitude of locations. Ask to sign up for a booth for your org/group for adoption/community event at one.
Saturday, October 19th     8:00 am - 5:00 pm
 Animal Welfare Association Clinic 

ANIMAL WELFARE ASSOCIATION 509 Centennial Blvd, Voorhees, NJ 08043  856.424.2288

No appointment is needed and clients will be helped on a first come-first served basis. Upon arrival you will take a number and registration form.

View all pricing and info here.

Vaccine Days provide healthy pets with their core vaccines and routine tests only.   Note that you can purchase flea and tick preventatives at the vaccine clinic.
See loving adoptables
Saturday, October 19th      9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Jackson Rabies Clinic 

Jackson Twp Public Works   10 Don Connor Blvd, Jackson Township, NJ 08527
Phone: (732) 928-1311

Vaccinations are free to all New Jersey residents. Only healthy cats and dogs will be vaccinated. If your pet has proof of prior rabies vaccination, bring that paperwork with you. Remember, dogs over the age of 7 months are required to be licensed in the town where it resides. Some towns require cats to be licensed.
                                    Saturday, October 19th   10:00 am-2:00 pm
Rescue Haven Foundation and Garden State German Shepherd Rescue Adoptions 

Wonder Dog Studio 27 Maple St, Summit, NJ 07901 (908) 277-9600

he mission of the Caldwell-based Rescue Haven Foundation is "to save dogs and give them a chance at a new life. We do this by providing foster homes that will nurture their physical and emotional health, help locate their ideal forever homes while providing support and training to help assure that their stay in their new homes will be a permanent and positive experience."

"Saving #4PawsAtATime," Edison-based Garden State German Shepherd Rescue dogs are rescued from shelters and pounds in New Jersey where most were facing euthanasia.
Saturday, October 19th      10:00 am   All day 
Rivers Edge Horse Rescue & Sanctuary Volunteers Needed

 Sanctuary 104 Halsey Rd      Newton, New Jersey, NJ 07860     (973) 551-0502

See our wishlist on our website. And see the Rescued Horses!
FB page

Rivers Edge Horse Rescue is dedicated to rescuing abused, abandoned, unwanted and slaughter-bound horses and providing them with a sanctuary where they can live out the remainder of their lives with dignity and peace at a loving and caring facility.
   Saturday, October 19th 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Greyhound Friends at St. Paul's Pet Blessing 

 St. Pauls United Methodist Church 714 Herbertsville Road Brick NJ 08724

Please join GFNJ for a M&G ! St Paul's Blessing of the Animals St. Pauls United Methodist Church

Greyhounds still come to GFNJ from the Hopkinton kennel, directly from the New England tracks and, in times of crisis, from Florida, Georgia, Mexico or wherever greyhounds need help. GFNJ is an independent organization but still works cooperatively with the original Greyhound Friends of Mass.
 To GFNJ, finding homes for ex-racing greyhounds is a labor of love. Today, that devotion finds homes for more than 250 greyhounds each year. The Greyhound Friends philosophy: . There is a home out there for every one of them; it's our job to find it.
Saturday,  October 19th    11:00 am- 4:00 pm
Liberty Humane Society Adoptions

Liberty Humane Society, Inc. 235 Jersey City Blvd Jersey City, NJ 07305

Adopt from our loving available pets. Also note we have a monthly lowcost welllness clinic. The shelter encourages pet guardians to bring their dogs and cats to receive low-cost vaccinations and medications. No appointments necessary. Please note that patients are see
Volunteer help is always needed on those days at the front desk. See the website link here.
See our loving adoptables 
  Phone: (201) 547-4147

Monday - Closed Tues through Fri - 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm Sat & Sun - 11:00 am to 4:00 pm 

                                Saturday, October 19th ongoing                   11:00 am – 3:00 pm
People for Animals Low Cost Spay & Neuter

People for Animals      401 Hillside Ave         Hillside, NJ 07205 

PFA offers low cost spay & neuter for dogs & cats.Schedule spay & neuter separately: At People For Animals, Inc., we are extremely proud to provide the highest quality and most affordable Spay/Neuter services in the state. Our doctors are fully licensed graduates of some of the most respected veterinary medicine programs in the US.

Several of these dedicated professionals have unselfishly chosen to specialize in Spay/Neuter to help alleviate the pet overpopulation problem. To see dogs available for adoption visit  See more about adopting at
Spay/Neuter Appointment--Call (973) 282-0890 ext. 501 to make an appointment for surgery.
Saturday, October 19th     11:00 am - 2:00 pm
 NY Bully Crew 'Pitness in the Park'

Riverview Park    Jersey City Heights,NJ   07307

Join us October 19 with @passion.for.pitties and @bachataandbarbells for the annual @pitnessinthepark ‼️
SAVE👏THE👏DATE    PITNESS is back! Last year was such a huge success we are spreading the pittie love at Riverview Park again in Jersey City Heights from 11am-2pm.

•Lots of fun, gear and great vendors spreading the positive Pit Bull message!Its officially Pitbull Awareness Month and we are so pumped to keep spreading the pittie love!
Spread the word and stay tuned for more details! Email [email protected] if you would like to join in on the festivities.
Saturday, October 19th    11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Pet-A-Palooza - All American Subaru
w/ The Husky House 

Subaru 3706 Route 9 South, Old Bridge, New Jersey 08857  (732) 212-6262

Husky House is committed to the rescue, shelter, care and adoption of stray, abandoned and unwanted animals in the Tri-State area. We are also dedicated to furthering the public's education concerning the issues of proper pet care and the importance of spaying and neutering all dogs and cats alike.

Husky House is a non-profit, tax exempt organization (501c3) that was founded by Lorraine Healy. Husky House is dedicated to helping abandoned Siberian Huskies as well as all breeds of dogs, including mixes, have a second chance in life and a place to call home which they so richly deserve.
Saturday,October 19th              11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Eleventh Hour Rescue Adoption Event 

Petco      US Highway Route 46                   Parsippany, NJ 07054   (973) 334-1925

Eleventh Hour Rescue is a volunteer based, non profit, 501c3 organization that literally saves dogs and cats from death row. We rely on the generosity of our volunteers to provide loving foster homes for our dogs and cats pulled from death row in high-kill shelters.  We invite you to explore our website and humbly offer you the chance to let one of our exceptional animals touch your heart the same way they each touch ours.  

Without you, we couldn't do what we do, and that is to simply give them a chance.  Without you, our animals don't stand a chance.     Visit
See events
Saturday, October 19th   11:00 am– 2:00 pm 
Animal Alliance of New Jersey 15th Pet Masquerade

Mary E. Sheridan Park  37 York St, (York Street between Union &  Main)   Lambertville, New Jersey 08530

~ Costume Prizes ~ Free Games & Prizes for Kids  ~ Food & Bake Sale
$15.00 Registration Fee - Register day of by 12:15 PM.   Goodie bag for first 60 registered!

Parade begins promptly at 12:30 PM Live Music by ALL WINTER LONG!
( Raindate Saturday, October 26th, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM )   PARTY WITH THE PUPS!
    Saturday, October 19th                       11:00 am -3:00 pm
'Home for Good' Dog Rescue Adoption 

Pet Supplies Plus  170 E Hanover Cedar Knowles, NJ 07927 (908) 598-8212
(973) 867-4999

Come meet our adoptable dogs! Remember to fill out an application for adoption online before you arrive in order to take a sweet new pup home that day! 

Stop by to see our adoptable dogs today.  Adopt  our office, 465 Springfield Avenue in Berkeley Heights, NJ.   Interested in adopting from our rescue?  Visit 
If you would like to join our team of life-saving foster parents, read more

Our offices and Shoppe are open from 10am-6pm *Home For Good Dog Rescue does not have a  shelter. All of our adoptable dogs are in local foster homes. Our center consists of offices, a grooming room and our Home for Good Shoppe. Pls call 908-598-8212 or 
908-263-7358.  Visit
Saturday, October 19th      11:00 am-3:00 pm
Byram Animal Rescue Kindness Squad Adoptions

 PetSmart    Hampton House Rd  (Rt 206)   Newton, NJ 07860  (973) 862-5311

Byram Animal Rescue Kindness Squad (BARKS) works in association with the Byram Pound located on Mansfield Drive in Byram Township, N.J. In addition to the pets that can be seen at the Byram Pound, we also have many cats in foster homes and several dogs in local kennels. All pets can be seen by appointment by contacting (973) 300-3185 or [email protected] HAVE k i t t e n s! See our loving adoptables.
  Saturday, October 19th             11:00 am – 2:00  pm 
Rosemary's Rescue Ranch Adoption Day
Pet Valu   756 Bloomfield Ave       West Caldwell, NJ      862-210-8078

Our goal is to help as many unwanted animals find their furever homes with loving and caring people.See loving adoptables.
Saturday, October 19th      11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6th Annual "Pledge A Paw" to benefit the Animals of Camden County Animal Shelter

Camden County College 200 College Drive  Blackwood, NJ 08012 Ph 856-401-1300

Over 200 walkers and 70 local vendors, animal welfare groups and rescues will be attending to raise pledges to benefit the animals of Camden County Animal Shelter. 

Carnival Corner, Live Music, Face Painting, Kiddie Corner, Pet Pampering Station, Raffle Basket Auction, Police K9 demos, Reading to the Rescues, Pet Contests, Wine and Beer Garden.
Saturday, October 19th    12:00 noon-3:00 pm 
Subaru Loves Pets-EASEL Adoptions 

Subaru of Morristown   175 Ridgedale Ave   Morristown, New Jersey 07960

Eleventh Hour Rescue is a volunteer based, non profit, 501c3 organization that literally saves dogs and cats from death row. Pls visit
Event info.

We rely on the generosity of our volunteers to provide loving foster homes for our dogs and cats pulled from death row in high-kill shelters. We invite you to explore our website and humbly offer you the chance to let one of our exceptional animals touch your heart the same way they each touch ours. Without you, we couldn't do what we do, and that is to simply give them a chance. Without you, our animals don't stand a chance.
Saturday, October 19th      11:00 am 2:00 pm
Animal Alliance 2019 Pet Masquerade

Mary Sheridan Park : 56 George St, Lambertville, NJ 08530

Join us on Saturday, October 19th for the 15th Annual Pet Masquerade at Mary Sheridan Park in Lambertville, NJ! There will be a pet costume contest & parade, food vendors, some adoptable animals from Animal Alliance, and lots of fun for the whole family! $15 registration fee for each pet registered in the Pet Masquerade contest/parade. Lots of different categories to win for! Rain date is Saturday, October 26th.
Saturday, October 19th        12:00 noon-4:00 pm
Woodbridge Animal Shelter Adoption Day 

Woodbridge Shelter 195 Woodbridge Ave Sewaren, NJ 07077   (732) 855-0600 ex 6

Woodbridge Animal Group is a NJ non-profit organization dedicated to providing support for the homeless animals in care of the Woodbridge Animal Shelter. The Woodbridge Township Animal Shelter & Pet Adoption Center cares for homeless and abandoned animals in Woodbridge Township and local communities.
Saturday, October 19th      12:00 noon-3:30 pm
Pet Rescue of Mercer & ResQ Pets Adoptions!

Hamilton Petsmart  170 Marketplace Blvd   Hamilton, NJ 08691  (609) 585-4418

Loving  sweet pups will be at the Hamilton Marketplace Petsmart  Saturday from 12-3pm! Stop by and meet your new best friend! They are waiting for you!

Pet Rescue of Mercer (PRM) is an all-volunteer, nonprofit animal rescue group based in Mercer County, NJ.PRM rescues neglected, abused, and abandoned animals from local shelters by finding quality homes for them.  64 dogs and cats are euthanized EVERYDAY in municipal shelters in New Jersey.* Since 1997, Pet Rescue of Mercer has been working to change that in a variety of ways.

ResQ  Pets Founded in 2006, Res-Q-Pets is a 501(c)(3)n- profit, foster based, small dog and cat rescue group based in Hamilton, NJ. We are comprised entirely of volunteers dedicated to saving the lives of homeless companion animals, fostering them, and giving each one the forever loving home they deserve.
Saturday, October 19th(thru end of Nov)      12:00 noon-6:00 pm 
St. Hubert's Special Adoption Fees for all Cats
(6 months and older) - Pay What They Weigh!

Madison, NJ 07940 North Branch, NJ 08876 Ledgewood, New Jersey, 07852 Mt. Olive, NJ 07836

See all our adoptions centers & hrs. at this link
​Adoptions 7 days a week!
Founded in 1939, St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center operates animal shelters in Madison, North Branch, the Everyday Adoption Center inside PetSmart, Mt. Olive and the Noah's Ark Campus in Ledgewood NJ. 

Also look for our 6th Tricky Tray on October 26th
Saturday, October 19th          12:00 noon -5:00 pm 
Associated Humane Societies - Adoptions 
   Executive Offices 124 Evergreen Ave. Newark, NJ 07114 Phone: (973) 824-7080  

Meet the adoptables from Friends of the Associated Humane Society-Newark NJ. Come let's meet and adpot the the amazing dogs ! (Adoption hours are everyday 12:00-5:00pm.) If you would like to complete an application prior to visiting shelter , click here.
       Saturday, October 19th                             12:00 noon-4:00 pm
Glouchester County Animal Shelter 
Shelter      1200 N. Delsea Dr.             Clayton, NJ  08312         856-881-2828 

Check out our Weekend Adoption Events! Here is what is going on in South Jersey!  Gloucester County Animal Shelter will  have loving adoptables. Please call 856-881-2828 
The GCAS has two off-site adoption centers at the PetSmart stores in Mantua and Washington Townships. Staffed by volunteers for GCAS, adoption hours are from 12-7pm, Monday through Thursday  and Friday  from 12pm to 4pm Saturday 12-4 pm. FB
Saturday, October 19th      12:00 noon-7:00 pm
Wonder Bar Asbury Park Yappy Hour 
~We’ve officially Gone to the Dogs.~

Wonder Bar Fifth & Ocean Aves     ASBURY PARK, NJ  732-455-3767

Yappy Hour is when the Wonder Bar plays host to our furry friends. With plenty of fenced-­in outdoor space, dogs can meet new friends, get some exercise, or just chill by the water bowl, while their humans do some socializing of their own. Live Music all the time, even Springsteen has been known to show up and jam. 

Monday: Small Dogs Only | 4-­7 pm  Tuesday: closed
Thursday/Friday: All Sized Dogs | 4­-7 pm  Saturday/Sunday: All Sized Dogs | 12­-7 pm *
Check the Wonder Bar Yappy Hour Facebook page for weather and other updates.
* $5 entrance fee on Saturdays and Sundays. Proceeds to benefit Asbury Boardwalk Rescue
Saturday, October 19th    12 noon - 3:00 pm
Don't Bully Us Rescue, BCAA & Camden Cats Adoption Day 

PetSmart    1331 Nixon Dr     Moorestown, NJ 08057      (856) 439-9899

Don't Bully Us Adoptable Puppies and Adults will be at the Moorestown Petsmart, this Saturday from 12 noon to 3pm. We have new summer logo wear available! Come out to meet the pups and say Hello!! We will have over 30 adoptable puppies and adults at this event.

If you are interested in a DBU pup, please fill out an adoption app at this link

Our mission is to rescue, educate, and promote responsible lifetime ownership. Our vision is a society with compassion and kindness, toward pit bull type dogs. We will help build a community, without prejudice or breed specific legislation.  Don't Bully Us Rescue is a Philly and NJ area, foster-based, pit bull and bully breed rescue. 

Burlington County Animal Alliance (BCAA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit animal advocacy group, that was founded in 1999. To date, we have around 60 members of BCAA. We focus primarily on rescue and adoption of shelter dogs and cats from Burlington County and surrounding areas. Our main focus is to make the public aware of the numbers of homeless dogs and cats there are in shelters and to promote adoption of these animals. We advocate spaying and neutering of all companion animals to counteract the overpopulation of dogs and cats and to end the tragedy of euthanizing healthy, unwanted companion pets.
  Saturday,October 19th      12:00 noon-3:00 pm
Animal Allies Pet Adoptions, Scarlett Paws & EASEL
Multiple Group Adoption Day 

PetSmart Route 1 South Nassau Park Pavilion Princeton, NJ 08534 (609) 520- 9200

Animal Allies is for animals! Our non-profit advocacy organization focuses on rescue, foster home-care, and adoption of homeless dogs and cats. Our volunteers care for animals that require extended care prior to adoption: the abused, sick, injured, orphaned or nursing. 

Our outreach program directly alleviates animal suffering and overpopulation, offering low-cost spay/neuter services, medical treatment, food, and other supportive services to owned pets in threatened circumstances. Our mission is to stop animal suffering. We offer our assistance when there is a need for spay/neuter, education, and supportive services. 
We also have a "Proud to Be A Pit Bull" program. Email [email protected]
Saturday, October 19th     12:00 noon-4:00 pm
Marty's Place Howl-O-Ween Family Fest

Marty's Place Senior Dog Sanctuary 118 Route 526, Allentown, New Jersey 08501

Hosted by Marty's Place Senior Dog Sanctuary. Join us for a fun afternoon for the whole family, canines included! Activities include an enhanced Ruff Mudder Obstacle Course, our canine costume contest, Monmouth County Sheriff K9 demonstration, pumpkin bowling, caricaturist, Kid Zone, food trucks, vendors, 50/50 raffle and more. Additional information is available at
                                          Saturday,October 19th                              12:00 noon-5:00 pm
 Tinton Falls Associated Humane Societies- 
Newark Friends of  Associated Humane Society

Associated Humane Societies of New Jersey     2960 Shafto Rd,     Tinton Falls, NJ 07753              (732) 922-0100

Come down to meet the amazing dogs. Adoption hours are everyday 12:00-5:00pm. If you would like to complete an application prior to visiting, click here.
Saturday, October 19th    12:00 noon - 5:00 pm
Animal Adoption Center Adoption Event

Deptford Mall  1750 Deptford Center Rd,    Deptford Township, NJ 08096

Looking for something PAWSOME to do during your weekend? Why not come visit the Animal Adoption Center at the Mall 🎀 We will have some of our adoptable cats and dogs for you to meet!
The first board of trustees designated the shelter as a no-kill facility, and it remains so to this day. ​ Visit
Saturday, October 19th     12:00-4:30  pm
P.L.U.T.O Rescue Adoptions

Associated Humane Society, 124 Evergreen Ave., Newark, N.J  07114

 P.L.U.T.O. will be at the Associated Humane Society, 124 Evergreen Ave., Newark, N.J. from noon to 4:30 p.m.  P.L.U.T.O Rescue of Richmond County We are a nonprofit, no kill animal rescue group started by people who have a special place in their hearts for the homeless, abandoned, sick and unwanted animals.
Saturday October 19th     1:00 pm - 3:00pm
Greyhound Friends of NJ's Meet & Greet at Well Bred

Well Bred  25 Main Street Chester NJ 07930  (908) 879-6569

This is a great location with a farmer's market and lots of shopping nearby - our volunteers even offer free greysitting while you shop! We will need greyt volunteers and beautiful hounds today and for future monthly Meet & Greets at this store location. Please contact Chris Minto for information [email protected]        Please let us know if you can help.
Saturday, October 19th           1:00 pm.-5:00 pm
Hudson County Animal League of NJ Cat Adoptions  

PetSmart     400 Mill Creek Drive,     Secaucus, NJ 07094 (201) 583-0861
 Contact Chris @ 201-437-8732 or [email protected] The Hudson County Animal League, incorporated in 1994, is a tax-exempt 501(c)3 organization and all donations are tax deductible. We are approved by the State of New Jersey Department of Health as an adoption agency. HCAL is working with the City of Bayonne to establish a humane, compassionate animal haven here.​
Saturday, October 19th     1:00 pm.-5:00 pm
Smithville Costume Pet Parade 

Paw Dazzle   615 E Moss Mill Rd.    Smithville , NJ 08205

If you love playing dress up with your pups and doggos, or just watching the furry cuteness, this is the event for you! .

This event is hosted by Paw Dazzle, a Shoppe in the Village Green that caters to to all types of pets and pet owner needs. We are always amazed by the imaginations that each pet owners has, and we are looking forward to what each pet is dressed as this year. We hope to see you here! Click here to register your pet.

The photo-booth is back!!!Howl-A-ween Portraits.  We will have adoptable animals looking for a home.
Saturday, October 19th    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Only Kindness Cat & Kitten Adoption Day 

Pet Goods  651 Rt. 17 South   Paramus, NJ 07652  (201) 670-6000

Only Kindness, Inc. is a no-kill, 501 (c) (3) nonprofit, all volunteer rescue organization whose focus is on the overlooked, underserved and at-risk companion animals.

What makes us unique is that we don’t just rescue, foster, and adopt. We’re willing to go above and beyond to save lives, develop innovative ideas, and work to change policies to improve the treatment of animals throughout our community.
Saturday, October 19th       5:30 pm-10:30 pm
Support NJSH Pet Rescue
Come to our Annual Tricky Tray Fundraiser!

Amalgamated M. Cutters, 245 Paterson Avenue, Little Falls, NJ (plenty of parking)  07424
What better way to help us save some amazing dogs that have found themselves helpless and homeless than trying your luck to win some great prizes and enjoy a fantastic buffet dinner.

Cost: $45 per person  Included: Buffet dinner, dessert and one sheet of prize tickets.
~ Soda available to purchase, complimentary water and BYOB

About 175 baskets ~ Small, med, large, XL and grand baskets/value
~ a fantastic mix of items; small appliances, designer handbags, gift certificates and MORE to come   ~ 50/50 tickets
 Saturday, October 19th  (Every Saturday)      1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Super Cat Adoption Day -TLC, CLAWS, Bayonne Ferals

PetSmart   400 Mill Creek Dr       Secaucus, NJ    (201) 583-0861

Bayonne Ferals sponsor a trap, neuter, return, and maintain program for Bayonne residents who are feeding outside cats. Cats are spayed, neutered, vaccinated and micro-chipped. We currently use only Bayonne vets. TLC Animal Rescue (TLCAR) is a foster based 501(c)3 non-profit rescue organization in New Jersey. We are focused on providing high quality homes to animals in need - we will do everything we can to prepare our rescues for their new forever families.

 (CLAWS) was founded more than 40 years ago as Lost Pet Service, Inc. CLAWS is not a shelter. We focus our time and efforts to rescue and foster abandoned or unwanted cats& dogs in the Bergen County, NJ
 Saturday, October 19th  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Paws For A Cause 2019 by The Pet Shelter Event Team

The Downtown       10 West Front Street      Red Bank, NJ 07701

Jersey Kitty Rescue Network & Rusty Rover Canine Rescue have teamed up to bring to you an open bar with prizes to help animals in need!

Jersey Kitty Rescue Network & Rusty Rover Canine Rescue have teamed up to bring to you Paws for a Cause! We will be hosting a fundraiser that will include a goody bag, amazing raffle baskets and a 3 hour open bar! Your ticket includes 10 raffle tickets. Come out and party with us at The Downtown in Red Bank on October 19th from 6-9PM.

There will be 20+ baskets filled with amazing goodies ranging from pet products, to tech and beauty. Basket values range from $200-700. See sponsor list below for a sneak peek on some of the brands that will be providing prizes!
   Saturday, October 19th         6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Cube of Truth: Tri-State Unity: A Veg Event

Two Boots Jersey City    133 Newark Ave,     Jersey City, New Jersey 07302

The Cube of Truth is a peaceful static demonstration akin to an art performance. This demonstration operates in a structured manner that triggers curiosity and interest from the public; we attempt to lead bystanders to a vegan conclusion through a combination of local standard-practice animal exploitation footage and conversations with a value-based approach.

Masks, signs, and outreach literature are provided. Black upper clothing appropriate for the weather is essential, and please bring a fully charged laptop or tablet if you have one. If you are bringing a laptop or a tablet, please download the following: 

If you are interested in volunteering, join the following group:
Media Player:      Footage:
Sunday, October 20th      8:00 am-all day
   Take Your Dog to a Dog Park and/or Beach!
~~See all the great dog parks in New Jersey.See amazing list of 28 parks~~!

Take Your Dog to a Dog-Friendly Beach!
Sunday, October 20th         9:00 am
Dog Hikers of NJ -Hike w/ the Pack at Allamuchy Mountain State Park- Pebble Loop Trail

see website for exact  location Waterloo Rd, Stanhope, NJ 07874

The purpose of this group, Dog Hikers of NJ, is to provide dog lovers the opportunity to hike with other dog lovers and their dogs on trails in public parks in NJ. make new, local friends, human and canine! 
Our main activity will be hiking throughout central and northern New Jersey. This is a laid back group with easy going outings.All walks are free. All breeds of dogs are welcome. Leashes required. Social dogs only.
                                     Sunday, October 20th                                    10:00 am - 11:00 am 
St. Hubert's Paws for People Pet Therapy & Adoptions

Overlook Hospital - Cardiac Unit       99 Beauvoir Ave          Summit, NJ 07902 

Contact Sue Thomas [email protected] or Barbara Slavin at the front desk 908-522-5780.4th floor - Head Nurse 908-522-2240. Visit is unescorted and teams go room to room to see who wants a visit; large floor with an average of 45 patients. 

Founded in 1939, St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center (St. Hubert’s Giralda, Inc.) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the humane treatment of companion animals. Its services to the community include pet adoption and animal rescue, animal assisted therapy, humane education, dog training, and pet loss support. The Center operates animal shelters in Madison and North Branch, N.J. and a Dog Training and Behavior School in Madison, N.J.   Many of our innovative programs for animals and people serve as models for other organizations across the country.
Adoptions 7 days a week-3 shelters! Visit their website  at
Email [email protected]
  Sunday, October 20th    10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Veterans Pet Adoption Day Aboard
The Battleship New Jersey w/ Multiple Shelters

​Battleship New Jersey     100 Clinton St.    Camden NJ 08103

The Battleship New Jersey is teaming up with animal shelters from throughout the region to offer
pet adoption information and have pets available for area veterans to adopt on Sunday, October 20 from 10am to 2pm on the ship’s Fantail (tented rear deck).

Past animal shelters that participated in this event included Burlington County Animal Alliance, Burlington County Animal Shelter,  The Cat’s Meow, Beacon Animal Rescue, The Animal Adoption Center, Furrever Friends Rescue,Sherry’s Place Rescue , and the Pennsauken Animal Hospital and Urgent Care.

All shelters will have information for veterans on pet adoptions to take home and many of the shelters will bring dogs, cats and other pets aboard the Battleship’s fantail for vets – and guests
touring the Battleship – to meet and hopefully adopt!

Admission to the fantail for the Veterans Pet Adoption event is free to veterans. Guests touring the Battleship on Sunday, Oct. 20 are welcome to meet the pets on the fantail.
Sunday, October 20th                       10:00 am-4:00 pm
Marine Mammal Stranding Center Visiting Day

Marine Mammal Stranding Center     3625 Atlantic Brigantine Blvd        Brigantine, NJ 08203

Come Visit Us!

The Marine Mammal Stranding Center is  dedicated to responding to marine mammals  and sea turtles in distress along all of New  Jersey’s waterways and to the rehabilitation  of these animals for release back into the wild. In situations where animals may not  be re-released, every effort is made to  secure a proper, enriching facility to  provide lifetime care. We are further committed to the well-being of  marine mammals and to inspire  responsible stewardship of our  oceans through educational  programs and collaboration. 

Originally based in Gardner’s Basin in the inlet section of Atlantic City, the Center is now located on the barrier island of Brigantine, which borders coastal New Jersey’s largest wildlife refuge. We are open every day from  10 am to 4 pm. every day til labor Day. For information on visiting with a group, email  [email protected] or call 609-266-0538.
Sunday, October 20th         10:00 am – 11:00 am
Downward Dog For Dogs

Pawsitively Furever Adoption Center   40 Burlews Court  Building 4   Hackensack, NJ 07601

Pawsitively Furever Dog Rescue is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that rescues dogs and puppies at risk of euthanasia in the tri-state area, as well as the southern states. We have been around since 2014 and since then have rescued and adopted out over 2,000 dogs and puppies to loving homes. All profits made from this fundraiser will go directly to us and help us continue our mission of rescuing dogs and puppies and providing them with forever homes.

Tickets are $30 for the class. It is an hour long and is being taught by a professional yoga instructor. The class will take place at 40 Burlews court building 4 Hackensack NJ 07601.
Also available on  SAT, OCT 26   12:00 PM  SUN, OCT 27  12:00 PM
Sunday, October 20th              11:00 am-4:00 pm
Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge,Pitbulls and Pumpkins Fair 

RBARI Campus       2 Shelter Lane    Oakland, NJ 07436

Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge, Inc. is founded on the belief that all animals have a natural right to humane treatment including proper care and safe shelter. Due to overpopulation, there are insufficient homes for many homeless cats and dogs. Some are lucky enough to find temporary shelter and a few even find permanent homes. However, it is a devastating fact that the majority are either euthanized or forced to chance life without shelter.
                     Sunday, October 20th                                       11:00 am -3:00 pm 
FOWA Happy Hounds Howl O Ween

The Happy Hound K9 Social Club  721 Route 23, Pompton Plains, New Jersey 07444

FOWA Rescue is an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) (nonprofit) serving mainly the North Jersey area. We are dedicated to the welfare, sheltering and placement of homeless animals. We are committed to educating the public about the humane treatment of animals, preventing animal cruelty, stopping the overpopulation epidemic and promoting animal welfare. Halloween photos of your best friend … Dogs , cats , you name it ..

  Interested adopters that can’t make it out to an event, can contact visit FOWA
  Sunday, October 20th                           11:00 am-1:30 pm
Animal Rescue Force Adoption Day 

Petco    339 Pompton Ave      Verona, NJ 07044    (973) 571-9800

Animal Rescue Force is a private, non-profit organization established in 1974 to find responsible homes for dogs and cats and to encourage all dog and cat owners to spay and neuter their pets.

Sunday, October 20, Come meet our adoptable dogs!  Animal Rescue Force has three adoption centers, one at Petco, 1029 US Hwy 1, Edison, NJ 08837, in the Home Depot Shopping Center, open Sat & Sun, 11 to 4:30, one at the Englishtown Auction, 90 Wilson Rd, Englishtown NJ 07726, open Sat & Sun, 9 to 2:30, and one at Petsmart, 300 State Rte 18, East Brunswick NJ 08816. in Midstate Mall. 

On adoptions: We continue to need your help. If you would like to volunteer at any of our events, please contact the office at [email protected], or call 732-257-7559, Monday-Friday, 9-4. Visit our website at
Sunday,  October 20th      11:00 am- 1:00 pm
Greyhound Friends of NJ  Meet & Greet 

Phillipsburg Mall    Highway 22 East   Phillipsburg NJ 08865

! Come on out and meet the newly arrived greys as well as some of the dogs in foster care.
Come meet the new love of your life!

Greyhound Friends of NJ (GFNJ) is a non-profit organization dedicated to placing retired racing greyhounds into responsible, loving homes. While GFNJ is predominantly a greyhound adoption group, it will also help some non-greyhounds in need of rescue from high-risk situations by providing them monetary support and/or a safe haven.
             Sunday, October 20th                         11:00 am- 2:00 pm
Randolph Shelter Offsite Cat Adoptions

Pet Valu             84 E Main St.          Mendham, NJ 07945        (973) 543-6005

Come adopt and Save a life! It’s Our  goal to responsibly save as many lives as possible. Pet adoption and placement is the key to acheiving that goal. With limited housing capacity, the only way to make room for animals in need is to place them in appropriate homes. Cats,Kittens 7 days Week.
To create as many adoption opportunities as possible, profiles of our available pets are posted on this website and can be adopted at the shelter
Sunday, October 20th      12:00 am-2:00 pm 
Adoption Day in Lambertville
~Hosted by Animal Alliance of New Jersey~

Caffe Galleria NJ  23 N Union St, Lambertville, New Jersey 08530

Join us at Caffe Galleria in Lambertville on Sunday, Caffe Galleria 20th from 12-2PM and meet some wonderful adoptable dogs.

Animal Alliance is a 501(c)3 nonprofit charitable organization which finds euthanasia to be an unacceptable fate for adoptable animals in shelters, who will lose their life due to pet overpopulation. Animal Alliance places animals removed from the shelters into temporary foster care where they are rehabilitated, spayed/neutered, restored to health, and readied for a speedy adoption.
Sunday, October 20th        12:00 am-4:00 pm 
Poor Paws, Pet Adoption Network, Fur Friends In Need  Adoption Event- Holmdel

PetSmart   2101 State Route 35,   Holmdel, New Jersey 07733  (732) 706-7689

Come meet your next best furry friend! Poor Paws Rescue became 501c3 NJ charity in 2014. Our founder, Cara Chanin Szeles had been involved in dog rescue and decided she could make a difference and operate a volunteer based dog rescue in Central New Jersey. 

Our dogs are fostered in private homes, where they are treated as part of a family and given love, training and care. Our goal is that no dog we rescue will ever have to suffer again.  Visit
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                       Sunday, October 20th                12:00 noon - 3:00 pm 
Trenton Animal Shelter Dog Adoption Day 

Petsmart    220 Commerce Blvd       Fairless Hills, PA 19030  (215) 949-9602

If you see a dog  that you like on our website, please click on the picture to find the specific email link to the pet. This link will take you directly either to that dog or cat's foster parent or to the volunteer at the shelter. (An Adoption Group there every Sat & Sun)

Fill out an adoption screening form in advance or just come see us at Petsmart. Bring landlord, vet, and personal references' phone numbers so we may approve your adoption immediately, and you can have an instant addition to the family! Or email [email protected] 
   Sunday, October 20th    12:00 noon - 3:00 pm 
Borough of Lodi Fall Fest

Borough of Lodi, New Jersey   (Lodi is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey

BringFido to this festival that will feature craft and food vendors, local businesses, a beer and wine garden, a cigar lounge, activities for the kids, pony rides, pumpkin picking & paintin g two concerts featuring Treble & Bass - Singing Duo & Classic Stones Live Tribute Show featuring The Glimmer Twins a perfect way to celebrate fall!!

   Saturday, October 26th 11:00 am - 2:00 pm 
EASEL Animal Rescue Offsite Adoption Day

 Petsmart   Nassau Park Blvd,  Princeton NJ (609) 520-9200

EASEL Animal Rescue League is an all-volunteer, community-based 501(C)(3) action group dedicated to saving the lives of homeless animals in Mercer County, NJ. Come out and meet EASEL pets for adoption. Every Saturday & Sunday, 11am- 3pm, Wednesday 5 pm-7 pm, 
EASEL Trailer, 4 Jake Garzio Dr, Ewing, NJ.

Our Mission- Reducing the number of unwanted dogs, cats, and horses killed in Mercer County, through the power of collaborative coalitions and community alliances.

Our Vision- To build and operate a state of the art no-kill animal care center to serve Mercer County townships. EASEL Animal Rescue League, Shelter, & Pet Adoptions Animal shelter in Ewing Township, New Jersey 4, Jake Garzio Dr, Ewing Township, NJ 08628
    Sunday, October 20th                            12:00 noon- 4:00 pm 
For the Animals Sanctuary Visiting Days 

For the Animals Sanctuary    8 Cherokee Trail       Blairstown NJ, 07825   (908) 362-5224

For the Animals Sanctuary is located in Blairstown NJ.  We are a registered non-profit organization dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and life-long care of animals caught up in the food farming trade. At our Sanctuary, animals that would have lived a life of deprivation, pain and constant fear are able to enjoy life, nature, companionship and receive life-long veterinary care. And of course, they are showered with abundant love, attention and compassion.

Visiting hours are 12-4 pm.   Please call us to confirm your visit  (908) 362-5224.   *We ask please don't bring any non-vegan food to the sanctuary i.e. , dairy, cheese, eggs, fish, or meat of any kind. Thank you.
                   Sunday, October 20th                     12:30  pm - 3:00 pm
Second Chance Pet Adoption League 

Animal Clinic of Morris Plains         3009 Route 10 E. Next to 5 Star   (formerly BoulderCar Wash)                        Morris Plains, NJ 07590    (862) 345-7417

We have LOTS of great dogs of many ages and sizes looking for homes. Purebred min pins, jack russell, toy fox terrier, schnauzers, chihuahuas,  and many more... plus some great young mixed breeds! We have some wonderful small seniors who have been waiting a long time to find special people to adopt them, as well as a lot of shy sweeties, rescued from puppy mills and hoarders, who love other dogs. And some bigger dogs too... Come meet your new best friend! 973-208-1054

Regular Weekly Pet Adoption Days every Sunday. We generally have at least 8-10 dogs available to be seen every Sunday, including many small dogs. Please stop by and meet your new best friend! Or call us at 973-208-1054 or email [email protected] for more info.    Website is
Sunday, October 20th         12:00 pm-1:30 p
Blessing of the Animals

Grace United Methodist Church  555 Russell Ave    Wyckoff, New Jersey 07481

Our pets are God’s gift to us as a source of companionship and comfort, and they are a part of our family! Bring your special furry, feathered, or scaly friend to this year’s Blessing of the Animals on Sunday, October 20 at 12:30 PM. We will be on the field behind the church by the playground.
Sunday , October 20th    1:00 pm-til
Help With Your Foster Or Rescue Dog 

Mount Laurel Animal Hospital 220 Mount Laurel Road Mount Laurel, NJ 08054

Learn how to help your new rescue or foster pet adjust to your home and feel as comfortable as possible in the big scary world!

Mount Laurel Animal Hospital has proudly served the community for over 40 years. Our caring and fun team of over 40 highly skilled doctors and more than 150 staff members is dedicated to the best possible 24-hour general, emergency and specialty veterinary care for your companion pet, whether he or she is a dog, cat, bird, fish or other exotic! We are set amidst a lush 16 acres, inclusive of a large farm that is home to Longhorn and black Angus cattle, goats, emu, alpaca, sheep and more! Our farm animals LOVE visitors, so stop by and see for yourself!

Sunday, October 20th   1:00 pm-4:00 pm 
Atlantic County Animal Shelter Adoptions

Atlantic County Animal Shelter 240 Old Turnpike Rd  Pleasantville, NJ 08232 
(609) 485-2345

The Animal Shelter operates with a small staff and volunteers who help handle the care and feeding of the animals.  The shelter offers educational programs. Schools and organizations are welcome to tour the facility and meet with the staff. Donations of pet food and supplies are greatly appreciated.

Tuesday: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday:
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM  Our Mission To provide care and compassion, in a healthy environment, to animals while attempting to reunite them with their owners, to educate the public on responsible ownership, and to facilitate successful pet adoptions while respecting and striving to improve the quality of life for both pets and people. Shelter open 7 days a week!  
Sunday, October 20th    1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
LHS Craft Beer & Whiskey Festival 2019
Hosted by Liberty Humane Society & SPHERE Tech 

Hoboken Elks Lodge ....Oh! 1005 Washington Street, Hoboken, New Jersey 07030

Sponsored by SPHERE Technology Solutions, join us and taste the best of what the area has to offer in beer, whiskey, wine and local food, and stay for contests, raffles and other fun activities!  
All proceeds will go to benefit the homeless animals of Liberty Humane Society, whose mission is to foster a community of compassion and respect, and provide animals in need with a chance at a lifelong, loving home.  LHS is the only non-profit animal shelter in Hudson County, currently providing animal sheltering & control services to Jersey City, Bayonne, and Hoboken.

Get your discounted tickets, now! Pre-sale tickets are $40, as they will be $50 at the door! Guests must be 21 years or older, only, thank you!
​​Sunday, October 20th  Ongoing Everyday!
 Petfinder Adoptions
Looking to adopt? Check out Petfinder where you will find shelters, rescue groups and animals looking to be adopted seven days a week! The Sauls who founded Petfinder are from NJ!
Sunday, October 20th  & Ongoing-See website
NJ Feedlot Horse Rescue
Horse Website

Liberty Equine Rescue P.O. Box 447    Denville NJ 07834   Website:   

Horse Rescue United   Anouk Busch  Phone: 609-481-8561   Email: [email protected]
Snail Mail: HORSE RESCUE UNITED, P.O. Box 464, Allentown, NJ 08501

If you are an equine rescue please email [email protected] if you want your link on the website page. Thank you!
Sunday, October 20th  Ongoing-- Call for appt or to adopt.
"Helping Hearts Equine Rescue

Helping Hearts      PO Box 342    Perrineville, NJ  08535     732-786-9015

"Helping Hearts Equine Rescue is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit animal welfare organization incorporated in the State of New Jersey.  We are dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and placement of equines in need; assisting equines in situations of neglect, abuse or threat of slaughter located in, but not necessarily limited to Monmouth, Middlesex and Ocean Counties - in our home state of New Jersey.  To educate the public regarding the standards of care required to maintain an equine as a riding partner and/or companion animal in a humane manner."
​Monday, October 21st   9:00 am - 11:00 m
Liberty Humane Society Community Spay & Neuter

 Hoboken Animal Hospital   Mobile Animal Clinic  Hoboken, NJ 07030  (201) 963-3604

Won't you join our efforts to make Jersey City a better place for homeless pets? Learn more about the shelter and its residents on this website, and browse the volunteer opportunities listed. If you value what we do and really want to support us, consider making a donation. Together, we can make a difference. Phone: (201) 547-4147 Email: [email protected] Phone: 201.547.4147

   Monday, October 21st                                     8:00 am-5:00 pm call
US War Dog Association

United States War Dogs Assn  1313 Mt. Holly Rd    Burlington, New Jersey 08016

The United States War Dogs Association, Inc. is a nonprofit organization of Former and Current US Military Dog Handlers and supporting members committed to promoting the long history of the Military Service Dogs, establishing permanent War Dog Memorials, and educating the public about the invaluable service of these canines to our country.

Our background in military War Dog service and our dedication to honoring the memory of the service and sacrifice of the US Military Working Dogs gives us a unique perspective that we can use to educate the public on the history of Military War Dogs.   email: [email protected]   Phone No. 609-747-9340    Cell Phone No. 609-234-4539
Monday, October 21st                   Call for times to pick up 
Pet Food Pantries in New Jersey 

Egg Harbor City and other locations.  Kibble Cupboard
Our goal is to help seniors, low income families, the disabled and the homeless keep their pets with them and their families intact.

Hillsdale, Mahwah, Elmwood Park, Ridgewood and vicinity. Companion Animal Advocates
Providing monthly pet food deliveries to the clients of the following food pantries: The Center for Food Action in Mahwah and Elmwood Park and Social Services of Ridgewood & Vicinity. Phone: 201-706-7666

Oakland, NJ                   Oakland Veterinary Hospital Pet Food Bank
Pet food is collected and then distributed to elderly and infirmed pet owners who are part of the Meals on Wheels program. Contact vet for further information.Phone: 201-337-7090 
Monday, October 21st                                                        8:30 am- 5:00 pm
Associated Humane Societies Low Cost Mobile SPAY NEUTER Scooter 

We usually set up a Wellness Clinic the first time at a new location and follow it up with a Spay/Neuter Day.  At the Wellness Clinic we offer vaccines (4-1 for dogs included combos for cats) and microchips.  We realize most towns have their own rabies clinics but if someone missed it and needs a rabies vaccine, we can provide.   (To qualify for Public Assistance rates, proof must be shown.) Lovey is great! 

People who are interested in just spay and neuter  can call 973-824-7080 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. M-F   to make an appointment.  If you are interested, please call Debbie or Scott at 973-824-7080.   The cost and a rabies inoculation included. 

The Associated Humane Societies, founded in 1906, is the largest animal sheltering system in New Jersey.  We comprise three shelters located in Newark, Forked River, and Tinton Falls .  Our Forked River facility also includes Popcorn Park Zoo. Established in 1977, Popcorn Park Zoo is a sanctuary for abandoned, injured, ill, exploited, abused or elderly wildlife, exotic and farm animals, and birds.    Website
Monday, October 21st                                           10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Terhune Orchards --Fall Harvest Apple Days 

Terhune Orchards    330 Cold Soil Road     Princeton,  NJ 08540   Phone: 609-924-2310

Adventure Barn-A must-see is our Adventure Barn, designed and decorated by our own Elaine Madigan. Each season, enjoy barn filled story of life on the farm. The Adventure Barn debuts on Apple Day and is open through the end of October. We hope you enjoy this show as much as we enjoyed creating it for you!

Fun Activities- Pony rides, tractor drawn wagon rides, pumpkin painting, pedal tractors, visiting our barnyard of animals, duck races, discovery barn, the Corn Stalk Maze, Hay Bale Maze and exploring the Farm Trail are some of the delights that await you each weekend.

See more 
Also,  check out recipes on website .
Visit the Barnyard Animals
Monday, October 21st          Ongoing  9:00 am 
Adopt from AHS Cares!
Associated Humane Societies Adopt, Share-A-Pet Program    
 FORKED RIVER,  NJ 08731-0043   (609) 693-1900   

MONMOUTH COUNTY BRANCH 2960 Shafto Rd   TINTON FALLS, NJ 07753   (732) 922-0100 

UNION COUNTY BRANCH       Jefferson Blvd   UNION, NJ 07083 (908) 810-1663  

To view the pets available to sponsor, simply click on Dogs or Cats, and then a photo for full details. At $10 per month per animal, you may choose to sponsor a pet on the web at $30.00 for 3 months, $60 for 6 months, $90.00 for 9 months or $120 for the full year. 

You are also invited to come and visit your Share-A-Pet, take him for walks, bring her treats, and .... even adopt him or her! These very special animals are deserving of your love AND your support. Please help and sponsor a Share-A-Pet.  Phone 609-693-1900

Monday, October 21st       2 hour visits   10:00 am 
Pet Therapy at Oakland Living Assisted Care Center

Oakland Care Center         20 Breakneck Rd        Oakland, NJ 07436

Jethro is a rescued Great dane therapy dog --rescued from a pet store by Kathy & Steve Wyder -spends time with dozens of patients during a two-hour visit each Sunday at Oakland Care Center, a 215-bed nursing home on a leafy hillside in Oakland. Developmentally disabled residents also welcome Jethro & owner Kathy Wyder of Oakland once a month at Spectrum for Living in Closter. 

During his nursing home visits, Jethro trots silently from room to room. He licks the faces of patients who like it and dutifully spares those who don't. If anything, his size is an asset to wheelchair-bound and bedridden patients who cannot bend down."The residents truly look forward to his visits," the center's administrator, Alyse Jasinski, Jethro was named to NJ veterinary group's hall of fame.
               Monday, October 21st                             Ongoing- Everyday... Save A Life!
                                      Petfinder Adoptions
Looking to adopt? Check out Petfinder where you will find NJ shelters, rescue groups and animals looking to be adopted seven days a week! Petfinder was founded by The Sauls who are from New Jersey!  ttp://
Monday, October 21st                            12:00 noon-4:00 pm
Montclair Township Animal Shelter Pet Adoptions
Montclair Animal Shelter   77 Willow Street     Montclair, New Jersey 07042

Montclair Township Animal Shelter is a municipally run shelter, providing animal care, control and pet adoption services for the townships of Montclair, Verona and Nutley, NJ. 7 days a week.  Public Hours:  Monday: 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.                    Tuesday: 12:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 12:00 - 6:00 p.m.    Thursday: 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Friday: 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.   Saturday: 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.   Sunday: 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Dog and Cat Licenses
Cat and dog licenses are provided by the Office of Vital Statistics in the Department of Health and Human Services:      Office of Vital Statistics,     Montclair Department of Health and Human Services     Montclair Municipal Building     205 Claremont Avenue   Third Floor
Montclair, NJ 07042              Phone number: 973-509-4973 Dog and cat license forms available for download.
Monday,October 21st and Ongoing
'Let Freedom Ring' For Chained Dogs
Table of State Dog Tether Laws                 Current Legislation on Tethering Dogs

Find your Legislator. Contact Them With Your Concerns on Chained & Tethered Dogs. Work with fence building groups for dogs in your state. Form coalition(s). 

Invite your legislators and community leaders to your events and meetings. 
 Monday, October 21st      All day
Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge Education Programs 

Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge  4 Sawmill Road  Medford, NJ 08055  

Utilizing the Elizabeth Woodford Nature Center as home base, the Refuge is able to offer an exciting variety of engaging and educational programs for people of all ages. See variety of programs.

Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge sits on 171 wooded acres on the edge of the New Jersey Pinelands. The Refuge includes the Woodford Nature Center, an outdoor housing area with more than 40 native residents, and a wildlife rehabilitation hospital. The overall mission of the Refuge is to serve as a community resource on the importance of protecting and enhancing healthy ecosystems for all. Visit
Monday, October 21st                                     5:30 pm-7:00 pm
Animals In Distress (AID) Weekday Cat Adoption Days

Mercerville Animal Hospital   720 Edinburg Rd,                Mercerville, NJ 08619   (609) 587-5863

Animals in Distress is a 501 c 3, all volunteer, non-profit organization that has serviced the Mercer County area for more than 30 years. As one of the oldest rescue groups in the area, our primary focus has been the rescue of abandoned, abused and neglected cats and kittens. Come Meet our Pets. Website is   

To schedule a time, please call Bette at 609-585-5442  or email at: [email protected]
Animals In Distress Hamilton, NJ 08620(609)            585-5442 [email protected]
Note: Weekdays at the Animal Hospital animals are available for adoption.  Website is   
Tuesday, October 21st and ongoing 
 Police Dogs/K9's - Here’s How We can Protect Them.

Monmouth County Sheriff's K9s
Following World Trade Center attack, Sheriff  K9 teams worked with Port Authority PD, providing explosive detection searches: bridges, tunnels into #NYC.
   Tuesday, October 22nd                           8:00 am-10:00 drop off        p/u  3:00 or 6:00 pm
Animal Alliance NJ Low Cost Spay/Neuter clinic

Animal Alliance Low Cost Spay & Neuter Clinic    1432 Route 179 North     Lambertville, NJ 08530    (609) 818-1952  

Animal Alliance is a nonprofit animal welfare agency founded in 2001. We have a robust pet adoption program & operate a low cost spay/neuter clinic in Lambertville, NJ. We also run a shelter to house dogs awaiting adoption. Tuesday-Thursday.
When calling for an appointment, you will need to leave a voice message. Please speak clearly when leaving your phone number, and please repeat the number so that there is no delay in returning your call.  Planned Pethood ---Call for appointment.
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Tuesday, October 22nd    24/7 Ongoing- Everyday... Save A Life!
   Petfinder Adoptions New Jersey 
Looking to adopt? Check out Petfinder where you will find NJ shelters, rescue groups and animals looking to be adopted seven days a week! Petfinder was founded by The Sauls who are from New Jersey!
Tuesday,  (ongoing)                        a.m.  Schedule your appt. time
 Spay & Neuter Center of New Jersey

The Spay & Neuter Center of New Jersey       2094 Route 35  Holmdel, NJ 07733          Phone: 732-796-0900

The Spay & Neuter Center of New Jersey is proud to serve the central NJ and NY Metropolitan area by providing high quality, low cost spay and neuter services.  Co-founders Dr. Adrienne Hancock-Brown and Dr. Rebecca Jane Potter have a simple goal in mind:  to alleviate the dog and cat overpopulation problem one surgery at a time.  We offer our services to anyone who needs to get their pet spayed or neutered.  We also offer additional discounts for dog and cat rescue groups and feral cats.
Tuesday, October 22nd      Ongoing
Animal Protection League of NJ 'Animal Cruelty Info'
-Enact A No-Chaining Ordinance In YOUR Town!-

PO Box 174        Englishtown, NJ 07726        Phone:732- 446 - 6808

See website. Wonderful work, comprehensive resources! 
NJ towns that have enacted ordinances: Bloomingdale     Camden   Dennis Township
Galloway Township  Lower Township  Middle Township Nutley
Ocean City  Sea Isle City  Wildwood   Wildwood Crest
Tuesday, October 22nd                                    Schedule time convenient for you
Spay NJ Low Cost Spay Neuter 
Call 1-877-SPAY-NJ1
SpayNJ is intended to educate New Jersey residents about low cost neuter and spay program. This website is maintained by People for Animals. Learn more at   SpayNJ
Tuesday, October 22nd           3:30 pm-5:00 pm 
Elizabeth Animal Shelter Adoptions

Elizabeth Animal Shelter  518 Trenton Ave  Elizabeth, New Jersey, NJ 07202 (908) 820-4242
 Elizabeth Animal Shelter serves by working with community in finding forever homes for their animals and assessing any of their needs. All of the information comes from volunteers helping the ACO’s and the animals of the shelter. If you have any specific questions, please contact the shelter directly at the contact information we have provided. Tues-Friday 3:30-5:00 

Please be advised, the Elizabeth Animal Shelter is a city shelter. of the high volume of animal intakes. The volunteers work endlessly to help the animals have a short stay at the shelter. It is thanks to the adopters and fosters that help make this happen! Shelter mgr. Logan is great.
Tuesday, October  22nd      4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
National Make A Dog’s Day

Salvation Army Kroc Center  1865 Harrison Ave   Camden, NJ 08105

We will be giving out bags of dog food to residents from 4:30pm until 6:30pm on Tuesday, October 22nd in honor of National Make a Dog’s Day! This event sponsored and made possible by Subaru of America!

                                 Tuesday,October 23rd     6:00 pm-8:00 pm 
Wayne Animal Shelter Pet Adoptions 
Wayne Animal Shelter 201 Pompton Plains Crossroads (Jackson Ave Extension) Wayne, NJ 07470          973-694-0767

Some of these animals have spent way too many holidays at the Wayne Animal Shelter and they’re all dreaming of being part of a loving family. If you’ve been thinking of adopting, then why not stop by the Shelter soon. Who knows, you just may be the one to make a homeless animal’s dream come true. Don’t linger another minute…your newest family member is waiting, especially for you.  See them!

For more information why not visit the Wayne Animal Shelter at 201 Pompton Plains Crossroads just off Rte. 23 at the Jackson Road Exit. Adoption Hours: Tues. & Thurs. 6 to 8PM and Sat. 12 to 4PM or by appointment call 973-694-0767.
                                 Wednesday, October 23rd                                   8:00 am- 5:00 pm
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Wednesday, October 23rd      Ongoing Program 
West Jersey K-9  Search And Rescue 

West Jersey K-9 Search & Rescue    P.O. Box 198                         Stanton, NJ 08883

We are a volunteer organization using highly trained dog/handler teams to find lost or missing people. West Jersey K-9 Search And Rescue is a 501c3, not-for-profit organization, member of NASAR and supported by it's members and public donations. Our volunteers come from all walks of life and give gladly of their time and skills to help save lives.  Visit website at

Our handlers, trained in search management, can assist with search strategy and planning. OUR SERVICES ARE FREE TO ANY PUBLIC AGENCY.Call West Jersey K-9 SAR immediately when someone is lost. The longer the wait, the farther the subject can travel.   Call us promptly for the victim's sake.We don't mind being turned back if the subject walks out a short time later.  24 Hour Dispatch   Hunterdon County Communications  (908) 788-1202     What You Should Do When Your Child Is First Missing
Wednesday, October 23rd                       8:30 am- 5:00 pm
Associated Humane Societies
Low Cost MOBILE SPAY NEUTER Scooter & Adoptions 

Ck location on website-  Newark, Tinton Falls, Forked River    Website

We usually set up a Wellness Clinic the first time at a new location and follow it up with a Spay/Neuter Day.  At the Wellness Clinic we offer vaccines (4-1 for dogs included combos for cats) and microchips.  We realize most towns have their own rabies clinics but if someone missed it and needs a rabies vaccine, we can provide. Call for our VERY low cost rates. 

Feral cats must be ear tipped.We have literature, our upcoming calendar and schedule of services and fees offered.(To qualify for Public Assistance rates, proof must be shown.) People who are interested in just spay and neuter do not have to come to the Wellness Clinic   They can call 973-824-7080 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. M-F to make an appt. 
The Associated Humane Societies, founded in 1906, is the largest animal sheltering system in New Jersey. We comprise three shelters located in Newark, Forked River, and Tinton. Falls  Website
  Wednesday,October 23rd and Ongoing     9:00-5:00 pm 
NJ Department of Health 
~Spay & Neuter Your Pet for $10.00-$20.00 & Important Info~

Department of Health     P. O. Box 360              Trenton, NJ 08625

                       Spay or Neuter your adopted dog or cat for $20.00 if you: 
•Are a New Jersey Resident
•Adopted your pet from an eligible licensed NJ shelter; municipal, county, or regional pound; NJ holding or impoundment facility that contracts with NJ municipalities; or a non-profit NJ animal adoption referral agency
•licensed the dog in your municipality (licensing for cats is not required). 

Animal Spay/Neuter Program  609-826-4872

Spay or Neuter your dog or cat for $10.00 if your receive any of the following: 
•Food Stamps      •Medicaid     •General Public Assistance   •Rental Assistance   •Aid to Families with Dependent Children   •Lifeline Utility Credit     •Tenants Lifeline Assistance 
•Supplemental Security Income    •Pharmaceutical Assistance to Aged & Disabled 

NJ State  Departments.
Wednesday, October 23rd & Ongoing Program                                   10:00 am-til 
Shore Memorial Hospital Pet Therapy

Shore Memorial Hospital  One East New York Avenue     Somers Point, NJ 08244

Shore Memorial’s Director of Volunteer Services Lisa DiTroia is head over the department and  worked with the staff to bring a wonderful therapy dog program to the facility.  The pet therapy program is part of the Spirit of Shore initiative at Shore Memorial, using integrative therapies and a holistic approach to providing patients excellent healthcare emotionally as well as physically. 

Cody, Robin, Daniela, Colbi, Angelique, Georgi and Blackberry are the therapy dogs who are making lives happier for patients and all they encounter at Shore Memorial Hospital.  The therapy dogs are a part of how Shore Memorial is bringing smiles and joy to patients, families (and staff!).For more info about Shore Memorial’s Pet Therapy program or to become a volunteer, call Ms. Ditroia at the Shore Memorial Volunteer Office at 609-653-3543.  Shore Memorial website is
Wednesday, October 23rd     11:00 am-6:00 pm 
Wonder Bar Yappy Hour
Wonder Bar      1213 Ocean Ave     Asbury Park, NJ  07712    Call (732) 502-8886

There are swimming pools for the dogs, as well as an agility area and a special 'time out' area for those dogs who need a little time to unwind. This is a separate fenced-in area where the dog and their owner can spend some time getting used to Yappy Hour. Fun for everyone!

There is dog security at all times during Yappy Hour. Please respect them, listen to them, and if you are asked to put your dog in 'time out' or to leave with your dog, please realize this is for the safety of your dog and all the other dogs and guests.

TONIGHT Wonder Jam on WEDNESDAY! ....FREE * MUSIC 7PM-11PM * 21&UP
....Spiritual healing through music & dance  ....House "band" featuring RONNIE PENQUE(New Riders), KEVIN JOHNSON(Aligator), ERIC SAFKA(CSJ), JIMMY LAW(Mad Kings), SANDY MACK(M&Fs) & SPECIAL GUESTS! ....Plus an opening set by ME AND BOBBY D. BAND!
....Dancing is optional BUT HIGHLY ENCOURAGED
Wednesday,October 23rd        11:00 am-3:00 pm 
Humane Society of Ocean City Adoptions 

 Humane Society of Ocean City  1 Shelter Road, Ocean City, NJ 08226 (609) 398-9500
We strive to offer animals the best care possible, which is why we have a variety of services available that animals and pet parents need the most. Call or visit us when you’re looking for:

-Dog adoptions        -Cat adoptions  -Veterinary Center services
-Animal control services   -Yearly pet exams   -Spay and neuter pet services
Whether you want to adopt a cat or you need to schedule a yearly pet exam, the Humane Society of Ocean City is your one-stop shop. Call today to learn more about how we can make your pet’s life happier and healthier. Open 7 days a week.
Thursday, October 24th     12 noon – 7:00 pm
A Spooky Good Time!  by Monmouth County SPCA

Monmouth County SPCA  260 Wall St, Eatontown, New Jersey 07724

Get in the Halloween spirit with a new furry BFF! The MCSPCA will be offering discounted adoption fees for teenage and adult cats (4+ months) starting Saturday October, 19th through Halloween!

We're kicking off this scary cute event by staying open late (12pm-7pm) for cat adoptions on Saturday 10/19! There will also be cider, donuts and all of the adorable cat cuddles you can handle! No tricks, just treats! For more info email   [email protected] 
Wednesday, October 23rd   4:00 pm– 6:00 pm 
Free Rabies Vaccination Hosted by Friends of Elizabeth Animal Shelter

Elizabeth City Hall  50 Winfield Scott Plaza, Elizabeth, NJ 07201  (908) 820-4000

Residents from neighboring cities welcome!   -Please bring all dogs on leashes and cats in their carrier in order to be seen.
-Any dog or cat previously vaccinated or not yet vaccinated can attend.
-Cat and Dog must be 12 weeks old or older. 
-Pet licensing for the City of Elizabeth will be available.
          ​             Wednesday, October 23rd                    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Liberty Humane Society Wellness Clinic

 Liberty Humane Society  235 Jersey City Blvd        Jersey City, NJ 07305 

We want to help you keep your pet healthy! Liberty Humane Society offers low-cost preventative pet health services to the public from 4pm-6pm. Pets are seen on a first-come, first-served basis.

Sandwiched between the Turnpike, the Liberty Science Center and a sewage plant, our little facility (not much more than a converted garage) is filled to the brim with people who care about animals. Our committed staff and amazing volunteers work hard every day to offer the best possible life for the animals unfortunate enough to lose their homes - until they can move on to their forever families. Adopt one of loving pets
Won't you join our efforts to make Jersey City a better place for homeless pets? Phone: (201) 547-4147 Email: [email protected]
Wednesday, October 23rd      6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Easy Plant-Based Recipes Everyone Will Love! in Sewell

Margaret E. Heggan Free Public Library   606 Delsea Dr    Sewell, NJ  08080

Lecture and cooking demo. Learn about plant-based nutrition and how to make two no-cook healthy recipes. Presented by Karen Burzichelli, RN/Healthcoach.
Sponsored by the Vegetarian Society of South Jersey.
This program is free and open to everyone. Advance online or phone registration is required.
Thursday, October 23rd                   9:00 am-5:00 pm 
Bergen County Shelter & Vaccine Clinic Day

Bergen County Animal Shelter     100 United Lane          Teterboro, NJ 07608     Phone: 201-229-4600
 Please bring a previous  certificate (if the pet has one) and proof of address. Make sure dogs are on tight and secure leashes (no flexi-leads) and cats are in sturdy carriers!  $15 Distemper (Dogs & Cats), $15 Bordatella (DOGS ONLY), Rabies is for free.  Visit or call
See our adoptables
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Thursday, October 23rd    Ongoing-    9:00 am- til 
   Petfinder Adoptions New Jersey 
Looking to adopt? Check out Petfinder where you will find NJ shelters, rescue groups and animals looking to be adopted seven days a week! Petfinder was founded by The Sauls who are from New Jersey!  Everyday... Save A Life!
Thursday, October 23rd         12:00 noon-5:00 pm 
Newark Museum Planetarium- Reach for the Stars

Newark Museum    973.596.6550    Washington Street, Newark, NJ   07102


The Alice and Leonard Dreyfuss Planetarium is a spectacular interactive theater for learning about astronomy, space and planetary science. Audiences can explore the constellations, travel through the Solar System, visit distant galaxies and soar to the edge of the Universe.

Tickets (Please note: Planetariums tickets are not included with General Museum admission, and must be purchased in addition to General Museum admission.)

Adults (non-member) $6; children under 12, seniors, college student with valid ID & veterans (non-member) $4
Members: Adults $4; children under 12 $3 (Price is per ticket per show; additional shows require additional ticket purchase.)
Thursday,October 23rd      12:00-7:00 pm
Burlington County Animal Shelter Free Pets for Veterans
Free Pets for Seniors & Reduced Adoption Fees

Burlington County Animal Shelter County Facilities Complex  Woodlane Road 35 Academy Dr. Westampton, NJ 08060   Phone num (609) 265-5073.

Pet Adoption Fees Waived For All County Veterans & Seniors! Military men and women in Burlington County now have another “friend” waiting for them at the Burlington County Animal Shelter.

**Freeholder Mary Ann O’Brien unveiled the shelter’s “Free Pets for Vets” program, through which all county veterans may adopt a dog or cat free of charge. “It is well known that companion animals can help to reduce stress, depression and anxiety,” said O’Brien. “What we’re doing is reducing the barriers for adopting animals for those who, we believe, will truly appreciate the companionship.”

The typical cost of adopting from the shelter runs anywhere from $45 to $100.The Animal Shelter is located on Pioneer Boulevard in the County’s Westampton Complex, off Woodlane Road. open everyday but Sundays and holidays. Phone number is (609) 265-5073. Monday & Thursday 12pm - 7pm Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 12pm - 4pm Saturday 12pm - 3:30pm Sundays & Holidays closed. Visit
Thursday, October 24th                              1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Read Aloud to Therapy Dog, Boomer 

Sussex County Main Library    125 Morris Turnpike    Frankford, NJ 07826   
(973) 948-3660 ex 3416

Boomer, one of our favorite therapy dogs, is back for the summer to visit his friends. He’ll be here Thursday afternoons through August to cool off in our Community Room and listen to your favorite stories.The program is for children ages 5-10 and is a great way to build confidence and love of reading. Boomer is a great listener and never interrupts or criticizes.   Registration begins before each session. Just call or stop by  library to sign up for a time slot: 1:30, 1:45, 2:00 or 2:15. 

Please arrive on time with a couple of books or early enough to pick out some library books.  Children ages 5-10 yrs old are invited to practice their reading skills by reading aloud to Boomer, a beautiful golden retriever therapy dog.You must register in person or by phoning the branch. This program increases reading confidence and self-esteem of the young ones.  Free Visit     Call  973 948-3660. This is a terrific event. Rachel is contact at library.  
 Thursday October 24th       4:00 pm-7:00 pm
The Hungry Puppy Starbarks Puppuccino Pup Up Cafe 

Hungry Puppy 1288 NJ-33, Farmingdale, NJ 07727  Phone: (732) 938-4470

Did someone say pumpkin spiced latte?For the month of October we have our very own Pup-up Cafe, Starbarks every Thursday evening 4-7pm! We're serving FREE Puppuccinos, chicken spiced latte style! Each Pup-up Cafe will be sponsored by a different freeze-dried manufacturer who will supply free samples, deals and freeze-dried treats to make our Puppuccinos extra tasty.
Also for our pup-parents we'll have FREE Keurig Cappuccinos, Coffee & Desserts.
Can you feel it? Fall is in the air...
We hate to see summer go but what better way to bring in the new season than having a latte with your 'best friend'?
Thursday, October 24th     6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
 Vineland Public Library Fido & Friends 

Vineland Library 1058 E Landis Ave, Vineland, NJ 08360 (856) 794-4244 ex 5 

Children ages 6 to 12 years old are invited to sharpen their reading skills at the Vineland Public Library by reading to dogs from the Fido and Friends Assisted Therapy Group. All Fido and Friends dogs are insured Certified Therapy Dogs.

Registration will begin at 5:30 the evening of the program and children will take turns being paired with dogs that they can read to one-on-one for short periods of time.Children younger than age 9 must be accompanied by an adult at all times in the library.

For more information, please call the Children's Department at 856-794-4244, ext. 6. Learn more about library programs and services from the library’s web page at
Friday, October 25th                                           8:30 am- 5:00 pm
Associated Humane Societies Pet Adoptions
~& Low Cost Spay & Neuter & Microchipping~ 
Ck locations on website 

 At the Wellness Clinic we offer vaccines (4-1 for dogs included combos for cats) and microchips.  We realize most towns have their own rabies clinics but if someone missed it and needs a rabies vaccine, we can provide.  Call for our VERY low cost rates. 

All dogs and cats that are spayed and neutered have their ears cleaned and their nails clipped. They are also tattooed.  Feral cats must be ear tipped.We have literature, our upcoming calendar and schedule of services and fees offered.  A sample flyer is available for your town or you can advertise in the best way to reach your residents.  (To qualify for Public Assistance rates, proof must be shown.)People who are interested in just spay and neuter do not have to come to the Wellness Clinic   They can call 973-824-7080 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. M-F   to make an appointment. 
The Associated Humane Societies, founded in 1906, is the largest animal sheltering system in New Jersey.  We comprise three shelters located in Newark, Forked River, and Tinton Falls .  Website
Friday, October 25th              12 noon-4:00 pm 
Gloucester County Animal Shelter Discounted Adoptions​

Gloucester County Animal Shelter      1200 N Delsea Dr,    Clayton, NJ 08312 
(856) 881-2828

October is National Adopt a Shelter Dog month! And we're celebrating by reducing our dog adoption fees!  (Hours vary each day, They have late hours til 7pm on some days!) See some of our adoptables.

During the month of October, any dogs 5 and younger have a $35 adoption fee. Dogs 6 & older have their adoption fee waived! We have many sweet dogs waiting for new homes (including the pretty girl in our flyer "Little Bits"). Don't wait, apply to adopt today!
Friday, October 25th     email for appt.
Horse Rescue United, Inc. Adoptions 
 HRU 31 Barren Meadow Lane Howell, NJ 07731

Horse Rescue United, Inc. (HRU) is a Howell, New Jersey-based rescue that saves horses of all breeds from abandonment, abuse, neglect, and slaughter. We specialize in retraining and rehoming Standardbreds.
Whenever possible, HRU purchases slaughter-bound horses from auction, and also assists owner surrenders before they end up in the wrong hands. HRU is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization;  [email protected]
​ Friday, October 25th   4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday Nite Bites 
The Hungry Puppy Dog Park  1288 State Route 33  Farmingdale, NJ 07727  

This dog friendly event will be held The Hungry Puppy Dog Park in Farmingdale, Admission is free.    800-815-4316  TGIF - Get the night started with other pet parents & their pups. Have a good time with your "Best Friend" before the night out with your people friends!
Come and enjoy a Yappy Hour at 'The Pup' with other pet parents! Light refreshments will be served and treats and giveaways for the pups from our sponsor.
Friday, October 25th     6:00 pm til
Shelter Art Fundraiser
by Kaity Lacy and One Love Animal Rescue Group
(856) 347-0840 (3 days) 

Kaity Lacy an amazing local artist and a TREMENDOUS animal advocate will create a loving and one of a kind piece of artwork of your beloved pet. Kaity will donate 20% back to One Love Animal Rescue. You can order by contacting Kaity via email at [email protected]   ORDER NOW FOR CHRISTMAS
Friday, October  25th       8:00 pm – 12:00 midnight 
Fur Friends in Need Halloween Costume Party and Fundraiser

Labetti Post   390 Hylan Boulevard     Staten Island, NY 10305
(FUR FRIENDS IN NEED is locates in Hazlet NJ 07730   Phone:  +732-829-1426)

Bring your favorite witch or warlock to the first Fur Friends in Need Halloween party fundraiser. Join ghosts, ghouls and goblins from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Labetti Post, 390 Hylan Blvd. It will be a night of dinner, dancing and drinks to support Fur Friends in Need, a not-for-profit 501(c)3 foster-based rescue run by volunteers. Every dollar goes to the care of the animals they rescue.

The cost is $85 each and includes a hot buffet and open bar. Dancing, 50/50, baskets and a costume contest will add to the wicked scary fun. For more info visit          
Saturday, October 26th     8:00 am 9:00 am
Morning Walk at Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary 

Sanctuary 11 Hardscrabble Road, Bernardsville, NJ  07924 Phone 908-396-6386

Enjoy a quiet morning here at the Sanctuary walking the trails with an NJ Audubon staff and/or associate naturalist. These walks are informal and informative: birds, trees, tracks, wildflowers, reptiles, and amphibians are a few of nature’s wonders waiting for us to discover. The walks are cancelled if there is heavy snow, rain, or weather warnings. Visit

Saturday, October 26th              Registration  8:00am      9:00 am-12:00 noon
Happy Tails Harvest 5K & 1 Mile Walk
 Hosted by Sammy's Hope

Sayreville Sports Complex   BORDENTOWN Ave, Sayreville, New Jersey 08857

Sammy's Hope is hosting our 2nd annual Happy Tails Harvest 5k Walk & Run on Saturday, October 26th! Registration is open for participants and sponsors here:

The run/walk is being held in the trails in the Capik Nature Preserve in Sayreville. (Although, parking and check-in/registration will be at the Sayreville Sports Complex on Bordentown Avenue.)

Need to register to walk or run? No problem! Registration will be open from 8:00am-8:45am
Saturday October 26th    8:30 am - 10:00 am
Bergen Regional Health Commission RABIES CLINIC

River Vale DPW 320 Rivervale Road Westwood, NJ 07675    201-445-7217

Hosted by the River Vale Board of Health at River Vale DPW, 320 Rivervale Road, River Vale. Dogs must be on leashes (no retractable leashes) and cats must be in carriers. Rabies vaccinations are required for all dogs and cats by four months of age (but no less than 12 weeks). Residents from any New Jersey municipality are welcome to bring their pets to the program. Questions? Please contact Northwest Bergen Regional Health Commission at 201-445-7217 or [email protected].
Saturday October 26th         9:00 am - 4:00pm
 Amwell Animal Rescue Group-AARG and Capic Cats Adoptions

 Amwell Pet Supply, 434 U.S. 206  NJ 08844    (908) 359-5117

We have kittens, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, parakeets and a gerbil looking for new homes. In conjunction with Amwell Animal Rescue Group-AARG and Capic Cats we rescue unwanted, and homeless animals.  Capic Cats
 AARG Open 7 days for adoptions.    (908) 566-5966

Finding the new perfect home is our goal. Adoption application, approval, and adoption fee apply. we have all the supplies you need as well.

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