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Remembering Barbara Lathrop

Remembering Barbara Lathrop

How do you tell a story about a storyteller? It's hard. In fact, this may be the most difficult story we've ever had to tell and the thing is, it's not about an animal. It's about thousands of animals, and how those animal's lives have been impacted by our favorite...

AHS Newark Adoption Event!

AHS Newark Adoption Event!

Meet our Newark Adoptables at PetSmart! Please join us on Monday December 6th from 12pm to 3pm at PetSmart in Watchung, to meet your new best friend!  Our beautiful adoptables from AHS Newark will be ready to greet you with wagging tails. Please stop by to meet a few...

Matawan Swan Rescued by AHS

Matawan Swan Rescued by AHS

A Swan who got Himself in a Jam Set FreeA Matawan resident called over the weekend about a swan that got himself into a jam. Somehow while bottom feeding he managed to get a key-ring stuck on his bottom bill and trapped his tongue down under it. They noticed it on...

Humane News Holiday Edition 2021

Humane News Holiday Edition 2021

Our Holiday Edition is Here! Our Holiday issue is hot off the press! Meet our latest rescues – Petunia, found tied to a pole who needed urgent care; Huck, a hound dog from the south who made it into the Police Academy; and a very rare & interesting case of...

Help Hayden with his Double ACL Surgery

Help Hayden with his Double ACL Surgery

Found Tied to a Pole in Jersey City, Hayden needs your HelpHayden came into our shelter after being found tied to a pole in Jersey City, NJ. Initially Hayden was shy, but after some time and dedication from our team, he began to open up and show his true colors as the...

Pictures with Santa Paws!

Pictures with Santa Paws!

Santa Claus is Coming to Town! Santa is visiting all three of our shelters this year! Santa already came to Newark and Tinton Falls, but he's making one last stop at Popcorn Park! Click the links below to register ahead of time. All animals must have proof of current...

Boo Boo The Bear Gets a Checkup

Boo Boo The Bear Gets a Checkup

Its already October, can you believe that? And it’s the time of year Boo Boo gets her health exam and grooming. Late last week we got everything ready for her exam and our veterinarian sedated her. At 25 she doesn’t shed her summer coat very well, she can't groom...

While The Girl’s Away, the Boy’s at Play!

While The Girl’s Away, the Boy’s at Play!

Eli Enjoyed some Play Time while his Sister was AwayWhile the cat’s away the mice will play… Two weeks ago we had to sedate Jessie, Eli’s partner. Staff had noticed her scooting and it was about time for her health check-up too. So we sedated her in her den for her...

Max Makes his way Inside for Winter

Max Makes his way Inside for Winter

Tortoise Max Changes up is Digs for the Colder Months AheadThe night time temps of 40 degree weather is coming real soon, so we got everything ready to bring Max into his winter quarters. As he heard the pickup truck and saw all the regulars who come out to help get...