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
By appointment only. Clinics are animal-specific so cats cannot be brought to the dog clinic and vice versa. Dogs must be on leashes and cats must be in carriers.
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.
Take a Virtual Tour of the Animal Shelter
Community Partner Salutes
The Leeds Avenue School Student Council and Tilton Fitness Club. Get Details
Protect Our Waters:
Properly Dispose of Pet Waste
Have You Lost a Pet?
Helpful tips from the Atlantic County Animal Shelter.
Do you love animals? Volunteer!
Volunteers are always needed to help exercise and socialize the animals in the shelter. Taining is provided. Volunteers must be over the age of 18.
One-on-one time with animals
Reduce stress in the animals and yourself
Make new friends
Volunteer Hours: Dogs 10am-1pm; Cats 1-3pm
You can access the
Atlantic County Volunteer Application on-line here.
For more information please contact
Jennifer Pagliarini, Volunteer Coordinator, or call (609) 485-2345.
Shelter Volunteer and Student
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Attention Pet Owners
Atlantic County is required to provide you with the following information regarding the crime of animal cruelty, and how to prevent it.