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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 [...]

Lima

9-26-18:  This handsome ebony fellow has been with us for about a year now … we can’t believe that he’s been overlooked for so long.  He’s young, gorgeous, and friendly 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 [...]

Karmyn

1 1/2 years old, 37lbs.  Loves to play and is very energetic.  Needs a secure fenced in yard.  She will benefit with a commitment to obedience classes.  Karmyn wants to be [...]

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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 [...]

Mince

Have you ever seen such a cool looking dog??!! Meet Mince…our newest resident here at JSAC. He is about 2 1/2 years old; and pulled from an overcrowded TN shelter. He is currently 45 lbs. [...]

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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 [...]

Harley

Harley is from a NJ shelter where she had not had one application on her in the months she has been there.  Her story is a sad one and we are hoping a change in scenery will find her a new home.  [...]

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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 [...]

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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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 [...]

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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“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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Radar – 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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Handsome boy finds his forever home

My partner and I brought our daughter to JSAC on Sept 10 looking for a short-haired, female cat to join our family. After visits with several cats, our amazing volunteer, Linda, showed us the cat [...]

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Our Tiny Savior

On August 10th our lives were changed forever with the loss of our adored Chihuahua mix, Beans. His passing was sudden and left us all feeling empty, including our 16 month old Chihuahua, Pippa. [...]

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Mama (Mitzi)

Cat Mama is now called Mitzi. Adoped 8/05/17. Very shy at first, the carrier cage was her refuge/den. She is eating & using the litter box. After a few days, she is now sitting out in the [...]

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Cali aka Beatrice

Over a year ago I brought some things in to donate to the animal shelter. I’ve done it for years. What they don’t use for the animals they sell and use the money to care for the [...]

Kitty – Adopted

A sweet, gentle girl who loves to be petted and needs a little extra TLC… that’s Kitty, a beautiful 8-year-old calico who came to us recently when her owner had to go into a nursing [...]

Birdie – 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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Gibby! Now Ranger

Gibby who is now Ranger is happier than he could ever be! Adopted 2/22/17! Thank you to everyone here at JSAC for finding our boy and matching him with us! We as fur baby parents couldn’t [...]

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Macie (Blossom)

We love her so much! Macie(Blossom)is adjusting great in her new large family. She loves playing with her new toys, brother’s, sister and friends. It has been a little more then a week that [...]

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Love our little Bertha

A few months ago we came in and adopted Bertha. She was the first cat that came up to me when I went into the room to meet the kittens. So i was doing this for my son. Due to the fact my father [...]

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Buddha

We adopted Buddha at the end of November 2016 and he’s settled into our family really well! He’s super playful, friendly, and very gentle with his kid-sized humans. He loves to drink [...]

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Lacey

Adopted Lacey on February 25th and just a quick note to let you know that Lacey is settling in nicely; is still a little shy and jumpy but is getting more confident each day. Can’t get over [...]

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Ollie – Adopted

Ollie was adopted from us as a kitten, but returned in June after his owner developed allergies. An adorable black and white tuxedo cat, one-year-old Ollie will do just about anything to get your [...]

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Goliath

Goliath finally made it to his forever home almost two weeks ago. He loves long walks, playing fetch, and hanging out with his new family. He’s also made lots of neighborhood friends! [...]

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Abby – ADOPTED!

This big, beautiful girl was adopted from us as a kitten 8 years ago.  She was recently returned by her owners becasue they sold their home and are having a new home built down in Florida. [...]

Gemma – Adopted

Gemma is a 2 year old shar-pei/pug mix that sadly has been bounced around through 3 different homes.  Originally purchased from the pet store for a large amount of money, her owners had a baby [...]

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Fred

This adorable boy became a part of our family in September 2015; he truly chose us while we were in the cat room, burying his little head in my purse and grabbed my car keys with his teeth, [...]

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Louie

My fiancé and I adopted Louie (Luther) in July and he has happily adjusted to his new home. It wasn’t long before he began licking our faces to wake us up each morning! His favorite things [...]

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Emily

Emily adopted us on October 19, and seems very happy with her new home. She accepted us by the second day, and after being isolated from our other cat for a while, was released into the rest of [...]

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joey

Adopted Joey 1 month ago today. He is the sweetest and laziest dog we ever had. Here is a picture of him at doggie day care where he goes twice a week. After a day here he needs 24hours of rest:) [...]

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Sherbet, now Tucker

Tucker came up from KY with his doxie mom and siblings. He was the last pup left of the litter. Of course we left with him! He goes everywhere with his human family. His sisters adore him, and he [...]

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My Rachel

Got Rachel early May 2016, she is the most loving, well trained dog which I expected to have a lot of training for her, Rachel’s favorites are, being in the car, her crate with her blankets [...]

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Bootsy

We adopted Bootsy (formerly Oreo) from JSAC in 2011. She is the sweetest cat with the largest personality I’ve ever seen in a cat! We love our Bootsy, and agree that she has totally [...]

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Dolores – ADOPTED

This cat is part of out shelter outreach program where we go into overcrowded shelters and take some of their pets in hopes of giving them a better chance at being adopted. At approximately 2½ [...]

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Sheldon – 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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Jay

We adopted Jay on June 11, 2016. Although still very new to our household, Jay is acclimating nicely and is almost housebroken. He is a lovable pup with a sweet personality! He loves daily walks, [...]

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Xena

Xena is very happy in her new home. She runs around playing, full of energy and loves her buddy Lucca.

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Luna aka Dorothy, 2010

I adopted this beauty 6 yrs ago and I cannot believe how time flies. She was just a little thing that was so scared and nervous. But now, she is super friendly, playful and very interested in [...]

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Luther – ADOPTED

Luther is 6 years old chocolate lab mix that we pulled from an overcrowded shelter in TN through our shelter outreach program, however you would never think this handsome guy was 6 yrs old. He is [...]

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Rocky – ADOPTED

This BIG, gorgeous boy is Rocky.  Adopted from us as a kitten, he was recently returned because he and the other cat in the home were not getting along.  He lived in this home for 4 1/2 years and [...]

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Welcome to Our New Site

We have all kinds of new and improved features for you to look at and discover! Please take the time to explore our new site and consider adopting, donating, or volunteering at The Jersey Shore [...]

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Nena – ADOPTED

This is Nena, one of our new residents.  She was surrendered by her owners.  Sadly, this poor girl was not treated well at all and it shows physically and emotionally.  She definitely needs to [...]

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Emmett – ADOPTED

Emmett’s owner was a veteran and sadly passed away, that’s how this guy ended up here at the shelter. He is 7 years old and quickly became a staff and volunteer favorite. He’s a [...]

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Ginger (Libby)

Adopted September 2015 Taking only 3 days to become completely comfortable in her new home, Ginger has already brought a new sense of joy, fun and love into her new forever home.

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Daisy

Adopted October 2002 We moved to Florida in early 2004 and Daisy is still thriving and enjoys her life in Cape Coral. She will be 14 in early 2016. Daisy is the social butterfly of the [...]