The Atlantic County Animal Shelter is open for business daily 1-4pm by appointment only for adoption services and redemption of impounded strays at (609) 485-2345.
Any incoming strays should be directed to the local Animal Control Officer for proper processing.
In March and April, 2022, the Atlantic County Animal Shelter hosted students from Stockton University’s Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning who helped socialize the shelter’s adoptable dogs and cats.
Also in April, Students from Stockton University assisted the Animal Shelter with the creation of several promotional pamphlets as part of a Service Learning Project.
The following fees currently apply to the adoption of animals.
Puppies and Dogs: $110.00 The adoption fee includes mandatory sterilization, age appropriate vaccinations, diagnostic testing, a microchip and a free veterinary consultation.
Kitten and Cats: $85.00 each additional Feline adoption $42.50 The adoption fee includes mandatory sterilization, age appropriate vaccinations, diagnostic testing, a microchip and a free veterinary consultation.
The following are also available for an additional fee:
Home Again Microchip: $30.00
I.D. Tag: $6.00
What's Happening at Your Animal Shelter
Free Rabies Vaccination Clinics
Rabies Clinic Sunday, August 28, 2022
Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Monthly clinic can accommodate both dogs and cats. Dogs must be on leashes and cats must be in carriers. Owners are encouraged to provide previous rabies vaccination records at time of appointment.
Owners are advised to arrive promptly at their scheduled appointment time. They will then be directed to a designated area with markers to ensure and maintain social distancing. All individuals must wear masks. Those who arrive late may be asked to reschedule.
Residents are encouraged to vaccinate their pets to not only protect the animals from the potentially fatal viral disease but to also protect family members from contracting the disease from an infected pet.
If you have any questions regarding the clinic or your appoint please call the Animal Shelter at (609) 485-2345.
By appointment only.
Clinic is full. Please check back later in case of cancellations.
Free Parvo Vaccination Clinics
There are no clinics scheduled at this time.
Free Obedience Class for Shelter Dog Adoptees
Call the Shelter for next available class.
NJ Low Cost Spay/Neuter Programs
You may be eligible to have your pet spayed or neutered at a discounted price at one of the participating veterinary hospitals. Learn more.
Community Partner Salutes
The Leeds Avenue School Student Council and Tilton Fitness Club.