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Our Featured Hamilton, NJ Partner:

Pet Rescue of Mercer

Dog adoption and cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog or adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life! Contact us, or contact another local humane society, animal shelter or SPCA.

P.O. Box 2574
Hamilton, NJ 08619

Pets at Our Rescue Group:

Cities, Towns, and/or Counties We Serve:

Pet Rescue of Mercer adopts out within about a 30 mile radius of the Hamilton/Princeton area.

About Our Rescue Group:

Pet Rescue of Mercer is an all volunteer, non-profit, animal rescue group based in Hamilton Twp NJ. PRM rescues neglected, abused and abandoned animals from local shelters by finding quality homes for them.

Come Meet our Pets:

Where We'll Be!

Pet Adoption Days:

Pet Rescue of Mercer Adoption Venues Every Saturday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm(some Sundays),at the Hamilton NJ PetsMart in the Hamilton Marketplace on rt 130N.

Our Adoption Process:

Step #1 - The Adoption Application

The initial step in our adoption process is the Adoption Application. This can either be done online or in person. The form must be filled out completely including vet references, if there are no vet references available, 2 personal non-family references may be substituted. Your application will be reviewed and your veterinarian references or personal references will be contacted. We contact your veterinarian references to ensure that your current or recently deceased pets were properly taken care of, this means being current on all vaccinations and spayed or neutered accordingly.

Step #2 - Meeting Your Potential Adoptee

Once the Application has been reviewed and all references checked, arrangements will be made for you to meet with the animal you wish to adopt, either through the foster parent or the animals contact. We can either schedule a meeting at PetsMart in Hamilton at our regular adoption days, or in the home of the foster. If you have other animals, we recommend a neutral meeting place, such as PetsMart or a local park to ensure the animals are compatible outside of their own territory.

Step #3 - The Home Visit(dogs only)

If all goes well with steps 1 and 2, we will schedule a home visit. A home visit is required to ensure that your home is everything you say it is on the Adoption Application. It needs to be a suitable safe environment for your new pet. All pets and family members should be home at this time.

Step #4 - Finalizing The Adoption
Once the adoption has been approved we will contact you to finalize the adoption. You will need to sign the adoption application and pay our adoption fee. At this time you can pick up your new member of the family!

***Pet Rescue of Mercer reserves the right to deny any applications that we deem unfit or unsuitable for the animal. Please be aware that our animal adoptions are NOT on a first come- first serve basis. Our sole purpose is to find the best possbile homes for the animals that fall under our care.

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Our Adopted Pets:

We have helped lots of pets connect with loving and caring owners. Check out our adopted pets list!

Why should you adopt?

Dog adoption and cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog or adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life! What is the difference between adopting a dog, adopting a cat, adopting a kitten or adopting a puppy versus getting dogs for sale, cats for sale, puppies for sale or kittens for sale from a dog breeder or a cat breeder? When someone is breeding puppies or breeding kittens, they are creating new dogs and cats who need homes. Some people are interested in a very specific breed of dog, cat, puppy or kitten and they think the only way to find that specific breed is to buy a dog for sale or buy a cat for sale from a puppy breeder or a kitten breeder. Yet animal shelters are filled with dogs and cats who must find homes. So rather than buying a dog or puppy for sale from a dog breeder or buying a cat or kitten for sale from a cat breeder, we encourage people to adopt a dog, adopt a cat, adopt a puppy or adopt a kitten at their local animal shelter, SPCA, humane society or pet rescue group.