AHS Newark Shelter

Built in 1906 as New Jersey’s First Animal Shelter

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

Location & Hours:

Executive Offices & Animal Shelter

124 Evergreen Ave, Newark, NJ 07714

Main: (973) 824-7080

Email: Newark@ahsppz.org

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:


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

AHS Newark is adding a Public Wellness Clinic!

Our Newark Shelter is beginning to undergo a massive, much needed renovation project including a full public Wellness Clinic and a Humane Education Center.
Interested in learning more?

Meet our Adoptables!