The Atlantic County Animal Shelter serves as an animal control shelter. Members of the public are invited to come and adopt a pet.
240 Old Turnpike Road
Pleasantville
New Jersey
08232
United States
  • +1 (609) 485 2345 work +1 (609) 484 0767 fax
  • Department of Human Services

    Division of Public Health

    Atlantic County Animal Shelter

    Animal Shelter

    Purricane Promotion September 15-30, 2019
    All feline adoption fees only $25

    Purricane Promotion September 15-30, 2019. All feline adoption fees only $25

    Hours of Operation:

    The Animal Shelter is open seven days a week:

    Tuesday: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Monday, Wednesday, Thursday
    Friday, Saturday & Sunday:
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Atlantic County Animal Shelter In the News - The Rescue Dog That Rescued Us

    Animal Shelter Access
    Effective February 2019 until Further Notice

    A portion of Franklin Boulevard in Pleasantville is currently detoured for utility work by South Jersey Gas as part of an environmental remediation project.


    Adoption Fees:

    The following fees currently apply to the adoption of animals.

    Puppies and Dogs: $110.00 The adoption fee includes mandatory sterilization, age appropriate vaccinations, diagnostic testing, a microchip and a free veterinary consultation.

    Kitten and Cats: $85.00 each additional Feline adoption $42.50 The adoption fee includes mandatory sterilization, age appropriate vaccinations, diagnostic testing, a microchip and a free veterinary consultation.

    Take a Virtual Tour of the Animal Shelter

    The following are also available for an additional fee:

    Home Again Microchip: $30.00

    I.D. Tag: $6.00


    What's Happening at Your Animal Shelter

    Free Monthly Rabies Vaccination Clinics

    Next Clinic:

    Sunday, October 13, 2019 at Atlantic County Animal Shelter .  Time:  9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    No appointment is necessary. Dogs must be on leashes and cats must be in carriers.

    More information


    Free Obedience Class for Shelter Dog Adoptees

    Call the Shelter for next available class.


    NJ Low Cost Spay/Neuter Programs

    You may be eligible to have your pet spayed or neutered at a discounted price at one of the participating veterinary hospitals. Learn more.


    Community Partner Salutes

    Thank you for your support The Leeds Avenue School Student Council and Tilton Fitness Club.

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    Protect Our Waters:

    Lake LenapeProperly Dispose of Pet Waste

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    Pet Tips

    Overweight CatIs your pet overweight?

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    Have You Lost a Pet?

    Lost Pet PosterHelpful tips from the Atlantic County Animal Shelter.

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    Do you love animals? Volunteer!

    Volunteers are always needed to help exercise and socialize the animals in the shelter.  Hours are flexible and training is provided.  Volunteers must be over the age of 18.  For more information please contact Jennifer Pagliarini, Volunteer Coordinator, or call (609) 485-2345. 

    You can also access the Atlantic County Volunteer Application on-line here.

    Volunteer Testimonials

    Volunteer working at the shelter.

    Michele Rappoport, Shelter Volunteer and Student

    "I am so glad I was able to do my massage internship at Atlantic County Animal Shelter. It was a wonderfully welcoming environment..."

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