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My name is Bender!

American Staffordshire Terrier Mix Dog for adoption in Forked River, New Jersey - Bender
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I'm being cared for by:
AHS/Popcorn Park

Facts about Bender

  • Breed: American Staffordshire Terrier Mix
  • Color: Brown/Chocolate - With White
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 26725
Our little pal Bender sure has had a tough time of it in his very young life. Bender is only 6 months old, and this little boy came to us from our Newark facility when he was found as a stray. We have to wonder if someone just dumped Bender because he had some skin issues that no one could bother to treat. We had no problem at all treating this little lovebug and after two months of good medical care, Bender is feeling like a brand new puppy! His skin is almost cleared and if you are interested in adopting him, you would just need to finish up his medication and bring him to our vet for a follow-up. Bender is completely worth the effort, he is an absolute joy to be with. He can't get enough attention and can hardly contain his excitement when you spend some time with him. He is very friendly, outgoing, and has a warm and bubbly personality. He doesn't have a mean bone in his little body and just loves everyone he meets. Bender is polite and well-behaved and like all puppies, he's very playful and active. He would love a home where he'll get plenty of exercise and playtime. He gets along great with other dogs and loves people of all ages. Bender is ready to meet you and bring happiness to your family for the rest of his life. File#26725 9/21/16

About AHS/Popcorn Park

About Our Shelter...

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.

The Society is a not for profit, 501 (c) 3 organization, and Popcorn Park is also a federally licensed zoo. The Society prides itself on our devotion to the thousands of animals that we care for annually and the chance for a better life we offer them. Please learn more about the Society and Popcorn Park Zoo throughout our web site, watch A Century of Caring, visit the zoo, public service, giving back, and the various programs we have for them. Come back often ... good things are always happening because AHS cares!

To understand how funds are utilized to help the many animals in our care, read our federal form 990 for charitable organizations and our audited financials.

The Society's current Board of Directors, effective August 27, 2014 is as follows:
* Roseann Trezza (1973)
* Barbara Lathrop (1976) (Independent)
* John Bergmann (1997)
* Adriana Hordynsky, DVM (7/29/2013)
* Sue Mann (7/29/2013) (Independent)
* Lynette Bono (8/27/2014) (Independent)
* Brian Royle (8/27/2014) (Independent)
* Justin Rand (8/27/2014) (Independent)

The Society's Executive Staff, effective September 2013, is as follows:
* Roseann Trezza, Executive Director
* Scott Crawford, Assistant Executive Director
* Laney Baris, DVM
* Rhonda Sessons, DVM
* John Bergmann, Popcorn Park Director

Come Meet Our Pets...

Our animal shelter is open to the public Monday through Friday from 12pm to 6pm, and Saturday and Sunday from 12pm to 5pm.

Our Adoption Process...

We require a completed adoption application which can be obtained at our facility, or from our website: www.ahscares.org. We also require proof of home ownership if you own, or a copy of a lease stating that pets are allowed with no restrictions if you rent. We require vet records for any pets owned in the last five years as well. Our adoption fees vary based on age, breed, etc. Please call our facility for exact fee 609-693-1900.