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Grizzly Bear- now Doobie

“Grizzly Bear” gave us his undivided attention during the meet and greet. Since coming home that hasn’t changed! First sight of movement in the morning he jumps in our bed for snuggles, biscuit [...]

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“Scottie”

We welcomed Moscato; the newest member of our family, on June 12th 2021. “Scottie” is a joy and very affectionate, she gives lots of doggie kisses. She loves to run in the yard and [...]

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Pudgy (now Ivy)

We are madly in love with this little girl and she knows it! She has become very accustomed to being spoiled and definitely knows how to wrap everyone around her finger. Almost friends with our 9 [...]

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Checkers- Hank

We adopted Checkers, now Hank from JSAC almost 2 weeks ago. He joined brother Frank who was Abbott when he was at JSAC. Hank is so loving and affectionate. Hank and Frank love to play together, [...]

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Wendy Has a Home

Wendy was adopted on March 24th. She has made friends with every dog and neighbor on the block. When friends come to visit she will go from lap to lap to make sure everyone has had some of her [...]

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Harley (aka Carly)

So very happy with our bundle of joy! What a love ❤️ playful and energetic and a pretty good listener. Can’t wait to see how well she behaves after obedience classes!

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Fiona

Fiona has adapted very well. She is such a love. So happy to have her in my life.

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Joanie’s Gotcha Day

It was one year ago today that we adopted our Joanie. Just wanted to update you on our girl. It has been a delight having her in our family. Although we still have some aggressive issues, they [...]

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Davey

We adopted Davey in March, 2021 and he has been a great addition to our family. He has the sweetest personality and loves to play with his new brother, Stewie. We want to thank JSAC for taking [...]

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Holly is still Holly

We adopted our pretty girl in February and have loved her since we clipped her in the back seat of the car. Holly is such a happy, expressive girl and has settled in very nicely. She loves [...]

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Mr Bread

Prior to adopting Bread, I considered myself more of a dog person. After adopting him in September of 2020, that all changed very quickly. Mr. Bread Meowzipan is the love of my life! The entire [...]

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Midnight, now Little Middy

I adopted Middy on February 11, 2021. I had asked for a gentle, calm, well behaved cat. JSAC gave me all that in one little cat. As a bonus she is also very affectionate. She loves to look out [...]

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Hazel is home!

Hazel is home! She is beautiful, sweet, and lots of fun. When I walk around the house she prances along next to me with the regality of a thoroughbred for me to pet her. She is very affectionate [...]

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Eve’s Adoption, February 6, 2021

We adopted Eve on Saturday, February 6th. Well, our first night with Eve, we fixed up the office with all of her essentials: litter box, food and water, bed, toys, night light, low music playing [...]

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Lexi

We adopted Lexi three weeks ago and she is as happy in her new home as we are to have her. She’s a cuddly lovebug and good as gold. Here she is in her favorite resting place-our living room [...]

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Update: Beach Day

At the end of October 2020, we adopted (Chachi) now Charlie. He has been a wonderful and sweet addition to our family! He is smart (housebroken in one weekend), easy to train, loves long walks in [...]

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Nellie (Sparkles)

We adopted Nellie (Sparkles at the time) on September 2, 2020. She istantly became a part of our family and we can’t imagine life without her! Nellie is so friendly and has the cutest, little [...]

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Casper’s new home

I adopted Casper on 12/17/20. I am keeping his name, I always loved the Casper cartoons! I previously had 2 cats, a mother and daughter. The daughter went over the rainbow bridge mid-November. I [...]

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Merry Christmas from Sushi & Ash!

We adopted Sushi and Ash (Apache) in August of 2018. These brothers are so active and curious. They put a smile on our faces daily, and we couldn’t imagine them not being a part of our family. [...]

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So Happy!!!

I adopted Dot (Now Mittens) and Ditto (Now Oreo) on Friday the 13th (Nov 2020). They have brought such joy to my home and love to my heart!! Little Oreo is such a cuddle bug! And he will run to [...]

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Bootstrap Billy

I adopted Bootstrap Billy in August of 2017. His name is now Jack Sparrow (Jack) He is beautiful and everyone loves him due to his sweet disposition, especially me. He is super smart, knows lots [...]

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Nash has found his Furever Home

One week ago, we adopted Nash, a sweet, smart pup. Nash has settled in so nicely and loves everyone, adults and children alike. We could not be happier. He is house trained and has learned some [...]

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Stella (Now Winter)

We have had Winter since we rescued her on July 17th. She is was the perfect fit for us. She is super smart and is doing amazing with her training. She loves her antlers, bones, tennis balls and [...]

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Roger, Romeo

But soft! What light through yonder window breaks? It is the east, and Romeo – a little black kitten from the JSAC – has been the sun to guide us through the dark days of this [...]

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Nero

We adopted Nero along with his brother Max on October 1, 2020. Both boys, senior and overweight, have been showing their personalities and enjoying our 3 story home. We hope to get some pounds [...]

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Max

We adopted Max on October 1, 2020 with his brother Nero. Max was a little shy at first but has taken over the house. His other name is Mr. Personality. He loves sitting in laps, being petted, [...]

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Penny/Tully

We adopted Tully (previously Penny) and couldn’t be happier to have her as part of our family. We are very experienced with Westie health issues and know we could get her back to feeling [...]

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RICO

On June 29, 2020 we adopted Rico. He knows his name so we wont be changing it.We couldn’t be happier with our new friend, RICO He is so well behaved Thanks for all the loving care you gave [...]

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Piper & Cole (Raven & Winston)

We adopted these forever buddies on two separate dates. Winston on 5/29/20, formerly know as Cole was 1st and he is such a joy for our large family. He never wants to be alone, loves to play. We [...]

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Lovey

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 [...]

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Joanie, and still Joanie =D

We welcomed Joanie to our family on May 27, 2020. My daughter had seen her on the website and fell in love with her. She’s a sweet girl and has been getting used to her new home.

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Abbott, Frank

My husband and I lost our cat unexpectedly in early May 2020. We thought we would wait a few months before looking to adopt again but my husband found Abbott on JSAC’s page and fell in love. We [...]

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ADDIE

Despite being our poster girl for National Black Dog Day, precious Addie has not had any interest . Addie is 9 months old and just as sweet as can be. She loves to play, likes dogs (no cats for [...]

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Peanut

I adopted my little Peanut at the end of February 2019. She is so sweet and adorable. She has her own routine each day and I love her so much. She has started cuddling when she wants to do that ( [...]

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love at first site

We were so happy to add Holly to our family days before Christmas, the first few days we walked her on the leash in the big back yard but after a few days we let her have full run and it made me [...]

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Hayes – Wingman Chance

Once named Hayes, Wingman Chance is happy and in a loving home. He and I are as tight and as thick as thieves. We gave each other that second chance (hence his name) we both needed back in [...]

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Maggie my little love

I adopted a beautiful little girl named Maggie on Jan. 30, 2020. It is the best thing I have ever done for Maggie and me! She came to me very shy and a little unsure, but now she is becoming very [...]

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Sophie’s forever home

We adopted Sophie on Jan. 28th and she has her forever home. She is truly a blessing to our family and has adapted well. No accidents, walks well on the lead and is extremely loyal. She loves her [...]

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Zinny now Zoey

We adopted Zinny now Zoey in June 2019. She is such a cuddle bug! Has doggy pals in the neighborhood and does the zoomies our yard. Still stalking the small furry critters and loves squeaky toys, [...]

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Harleys Mom

We adopted Sweet Harley on November 14th and she has blessing to us ever since! My husband and I decided to adopt a senior dog as we know they go unnoticed most of the time. Even a sweet girl [...]

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Happy, gentle Annie

Annie came home in 2018. She had arrived from NY, but became a Jersey Girl. She is gentle, playful and chatty. Annie also loves watching the Animal Planet on TV. A real, petite bundle of joy, [...]

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Carrie (adopted and current name)

Hi, my name is Carrie and I am a treeing walker coonhound. My humans (a.k.a. Mommy & Daddy), and my little, but older brother -Rocky, adopted me last October. However, I’ve been having [...]

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Sid now Storm August 4, 2019

Home with our boy Sid, now named Storm. We can’t thank the volunteers enough for all they do with the animals at JSAC. Storm has adjusted so quickly and we are delighted that he’s now a part of [...]

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Blessed Be The Nurse Kitties

I moved to NJ in 2012 after I got laid off from my job and ran out of options for housing and healthcare. My best friend and her wife were kind enough to help me get up here where resource access [...]

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Cindy Lou

Cindy Lou is a loving, active girl who just needs some training to make her a good canine citizen. She is 1 year old and 45lbs (can stand to put on some weight). She is super sweet and willing to [...]

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Mowgli

Mowgli came to his forever home on 2/3/19, & made a very quick adjustment. We bonded very quickly. I am sure that it is the result of all the loving, hands on attention & care that he [...]

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OP now Opie

Adopted January 2013, Opie is the sweetest dog ever. A very happy guy that does nothing but wag his tail and loves to snuggle.

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Apple now Bella Luna

I adopted Bella on February 2. Took her to the vet and she got a clean bill of health. Vet was very impressed with her sweet nature. She is such a sweet loving kittie! She really enjoys running [...]

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Lila (still Lila)

It is exactly one month since Lila’s Gotcha Day! She is such a good girl. Lila’s favorite thing to do (besides eating), is going on really long walks. Her other favorite thing is [...]

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Lovey

Looking for a playful cat who loves to hop in your lap for some affection??!! Then you must meet Lovey! We have no idea why this 2 year old boy is still waiting for a home. He gets along with [...]

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Hershey (Ripley) new forever home

After losing a beloved family member of 8 years my wife and I decided to look for some one to join our family of two male cats. After a visit to Jersey Shore we found Hershey, now named Ripley. [...]

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Logan

After our 13 y/o golden passed, our 3 y/o golden ridgeback was lonely. When we met Logan he was verrry shy and withdrawn but we all saw how sweet he was. After a successful meeting they got along [...]

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Brandi

Meet beautiful Brandi! She is 7 months old, 47lbs. and all puppy! Brandi is very loving. She enjoys going for walks. She is super smart and has extra high exercise needs. She loves to be with [...]

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Sosa

On December 6th we adopted Bethy. My son named her Sosa. She is the perfect little dog. She is sweet and affectionate and loves to play with her toys she brought from the shelter. She is very [...]

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BELLE

We adopted Doodle 2 weeks ago and she is such a sweet loving happy girl. We are so happy to make her part of our family. We did changed her name to Belle. She loves meeting all the people [...]

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Wiley to Kane

November 15th, 2018 best day of our lives! Kane has been such a sweetheart since the day we got him. He made himself right at home, and is so comfortable with us. He loves everyone in our family, [...]

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JSAC offers a GREAT experience!

I never expected, that when I accidentally read a post on JSAC website, about a little Lovebug, that she would come home to live with us only a few days later! Bonnie is a camera shy, tiny [...]

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Roger now Romeo

O Romeo, Romeo! Wherefore art thou Romeo? Romeo is a very happy kitty in Toms River, who celebrated his first anniversary on 10/27/18! We adopted our precious boy from the JSAC last year, who has [...]

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BERNADETTE – BELLA NOW

I WANT TO THANK ALL OF YOU AT JERSEY SHORE ANIMAL CENTER FOR TAKING SUCH WONDERFUL CARE OF MY BEAUTIFUL BELLA (BERNADETTE). BELLA, HAS GIVEN ME SUCH LOVE …… I AM SO VERY HAPPY THAT A [...]

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Maverick is home!

Maverick is happy to be home with his new family. He loves playing in the yard and going for walks. He especially loves hugs and kisses from his brother and sisters. We are so happy to have [...]

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Agnes

Agnes came to live with us April 7, 2018. We knew she was a shy, cautious cat & would need some time to get used to her new surroundings, we let her get comfortable at her own pace. Our [...]

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Pom Pom

Pom Pom has been with me in her new home for a week now and she has become quite the lap cat! I love this precious kitty and can’t imagine my life without her. She’s made herself at home and is [...]

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Angelica

This dog is part of our shelter outreach program where we take dogs from overcrowded shelters in hopes of finding them a forever home here! We generally do not have much background info on them [...]

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Chestnut and Risotto are Best Buddies

I adopted these two buddies in May 2018 and they couldn’t be happier chasing each other around the house or curled up together on the couch. They are so friendly and well mannered and are [...]

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Sushi & Ash (Apache)

Sushi and Ash joined our family on August 3rd. The lovable brothers quickly took over the house. They enjoy laying in their cat tree, playing hockey with their toy mice and relaxing in their [...]

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Domino

This dog is part of our shelter outreach program where we take dogs from overcrowded shelters in hopes of finding them a forever home here! We generally do not have much background info on them [...]

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Trevor and Boz

This is our second time adopting from JSAC. In September 2006 we adopted Trevor, a chocolate lab. He was 13 months old at the time and now he is 13. Best dog ever. On July 31, 2018 we adopted [...]

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Lily

Her backstory was that she was born in the wild. Her brother got his foot stuck in a trap. She stayed with him until they were rescued. Her transporter kept her brother and named him Trapper. [...]

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Sammie (f/k/a Lance)

Three years ago (August 2015) I adopted Sammie and he has given me so much love and joy. He is such a sweet, fun-loving cat!

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“Cathy” now known as Didi

I brought Didi (formerly Cathy) home on 6/16 and it has been true love from the get-go! She is such a sweet little kitty and she seems like she’s been here forever. She gives me kisses [...]

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“Checkpoint Charlie Brown”

“Charlie” Adopted 5/20/18. Anyone who’s ever owned a Lab knows they are great dogs but the first 2 years are challenging to say the least. Charlie is my 4th Lab, but my first [...]

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Nash

We got Nash in the beginning of January and he is loving his new life ! His original name was Nash and we liked it, so we kept it ! Nash loves to go for walks, car rides, and playing in his big [...]

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Oreo

This dog is part of our shelter outreach program where we take dogs from overcrowded shelters in hopes of finding them a forever home here! We generally do not have much background info on them [...]

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Gertie

Hi; it’s me Gertie. I was adopted on April 19, 2018 by my new pet parent. I am so happy in my new home, my new parent gives me everything, well almost everything. We play every morning and [...]

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Tilly

Tilly was adopted 13 Feb 2018 and the best self valentines gift I could have given myself. She quickly made herself at home and won over my entire office staff. She loves our daily 4 mile hikes [...]

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Mrs

We adopted Abbey (Abigail) 3 weeks ago. She is so sweet and goofy. She loves her squeaky toys and to run around the yard chasing her new brother Oliver. After all of that exercise they certainly [...]

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AJ

This handsome fella is up from NC ready to find a family to call his own.  He is SUPER active so would love to go to a home where he can get a good daily dose of exercise.  Maybe you like to go [...]

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Romeo (Roger)

The path of true love never did run smooth, or so we are told. We first sighted our Romeo on pet finder, and fell in love with his adorable face and luxurious black coat. However, when we met [...]

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Butch

Update from one of Butch’s favorite volunteers: The main ‘man’ is Butch.  He walks up to folks who show up looking for attention. He loves being brushed and  after he meets you, [...]

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Ricky Martin – Adopted

When hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, HSUS stepped in immediately to help get shelter animals off the island so they could be cared for and find homes.  St Huberts up in North Jersey is a [...]

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Ava – Adopted

This dog is part of our shelter outreach program where we take dogs from overcrowded shelters in hopes of finding them a forever home here! We generally do not have much background info on them [...]

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Cathy

3 1/2 years old – transfer from AHS – Newark shelter. This pretty little tortie/tabby is a young and active girl who currently resides in Meowville.  Dubbed ‘Chatty [...]