AHS Popcorn Park Shelter

AHS’s 3rd location opened in 1977

With over 100 years of caring and servicing the animals of New Jersey, AHS is a cornerstone in Animal Welfare. 

Location & Hours:

Ocean County Animal Shelter

1 Humane Way, Forked River, NJ 08731

Main: (609) 693-1900

Email: office@ahsppz.org

*Due to recent CDC Guidelines and Recomendations we’re requiring masks inside of our shelter for all visitors.

Adoption Hours:

Sunday: 12pm – 5pm
Monday: 12pm – 5pm
Tuesday: 12pm – 5pm
Wednesday: 12pm – 5pm
Thursday: 12pm – 5pm
Friday: 12pm – 5pm
Saturday: 12pm – 5pm

Our Services:

We’re Open Daily for Adoptions!

We provide a variety of services for our community:


  • Spay/Neuter Clinic
  • Vaccination & Wellness Clinic
  • Animal Control Services
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Outreaches & Events
  • TNVR Community Cat Program

View our Wishlist!

We’re always in need of the items on our wishlist. Click below to view what’s needed most!

Meet our Adoptables!