Dog adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog and you'll have a friend for life! Contact us, or contact another local humane society, animal shelter or SPCA.
Each adopter is required to complete an adoption application (either on-line, written or faxed). We will review the application and get back to applicants within one week if your application matches an animal we fell is a good fit for you. Because we are a network of volunteers, not all applications can receive a prompt response. If you do not hear back from us within one week, please note that your application may not be appropriate for that specific dog. Check our website again. All adopters should furnish a vet reference, groomer reference (if available). A home visit will be required. We do not ship dogs. Therefore, you have to be within driving distance of Northern NJ.
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 or puppy versus getting dogs for sale or puppies for sale from a dog breeder? When someone is breeding puppies, they are creating new dogs who need homes. Some people are interested in a very specific breed of dog or puppy and they think the only way to find that specific breed is to buy a dog for sale from a puppy breeder. Yet animal shelters are filled with dogs who must find homes. So rather than buying a dog or puppy for sale from a dog breeder, we encourage people to adopt a dog or adopt a puppy at their local animal shelter, SPCA, humane society or pet rescue group.