welcome to Jersey Shore Animal Center

$40 off adoption fees for approved applicants for any pet that has been in our Shelter for more than 3 months! 
As part of our Clear the Shelters Event and keeping with our Celebration of our 40th Anniversary,
we are happy to offer this discount to approved homes who adopt by September 19, 2021. 
Thank you #ClearTheShelters, NBC and Telemundo for your nationwide efforts in finding forever homes!


Dear Friends of the Shelter:



Our shelter is open for tours Tuesday-Saturday from 1-4 pm.  Closed Sunday and Monday.  Meet and greets are conducted by appointment with approved applications.  You may also access pictures and descriptions of our available pets (https://jerseyshoreanimalcenter.org/animals-up-for-adoption/)on this website as well as adoption applications (https://jerseyshoreanimalcenter.org/adopt/).

Low Cost Spay/Neuter & Wellness Clinic:

OPEN! And by appointment only. Please call 732-920-1600 Please call M-F between the hours of 10am-4pm.


Shelter Donations:

Donations for the animals:  Can be dropped off 7 days a week from 10-4. 
Please go to “shelter office” door.  If the door is locked, please leave outside the door, our staff comes out often.  
Please review our current Wish List.  (https://jerseyshoreanimalcenter.org/wish-list/) If it is not on the list, we do not need at this time.

our featured cat and dog


This 2 year old handsome boy is Lovey. He was pulled from an overcrowded NJ shelter. Lovey is very spirited and outgoing. He will make a great pet for the experienced cat owner. He is super [...]


Meet Phillip! He is 11 months old, 33lbs. He’s a very energetic and smart boy. He is dog friendly. He loves toys and bones. He is quick to pick up commands and he’s almost [...]

Animals Adopted in 2019
Animal Intake Since 2000
Number of Volunteers
Animals Spayed & Neutered since 2008

check out our entire video gallery!

Please enjoy the Jersey Shore Animal Center television show “Welcome to our World” which will be updated frequently. In the past many of our loyal supporters were not able to watch the show simply because they were not in the viewing area.
You will now be able to watch our extraordinary animals that are available for adoption as well as topics that are interesting and related to shelter life.

thrift shop

The Bow Wow Boutique was established to provide an additional source of income to support the care and adoption of the animals at the Jersey Shore Animal Center.

wish list

The Jersey Shore Animal Center is always in need of items that make our shelter
function on a daily basis.


The JSAC is planning many fun filled events for the next few months, please take a look at our events page to learn more!!

Mailing list

The JSAC is planning many fun filled events for the next few months, please take a look at our events page to learn more!!

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