The Atlantic County Animal Shelter is open for business daily 1-4pm by appointment only for adoption services and redemption of impounded strays at (609) 485-2345.
Any incoming strays should be directed to the local Animal Control Officer for proper processing.
$25 Pet Adoption Fees During Heart Health Promotion
While you may know that February is American Heart Month, are you also aware that owning a pet may help improve your heart health?
According to the American Heart Association, pets can help you reduce stress, boost mood, get more exercise, and lower blood pressure and cholesterol. Dog owners in particular may benefit from additional exercise from dog walks and playtime activities.
To celebrate American Heart Month, the shelter is reducing all adoption fees to $25 beginning Friday, February 10 through Monday, February 20. Normal adoption fees are $110 for dogs and $85 for cats.
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.
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 Rabies Vaccination Clinics
Rabies Clinic Sunday, February 12, 2023
Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Monthly clinic can accommodate both dogs and cats. Dogs must be on leashes and cats must be in carriers. Owners are encouraged to provide previous rabies vaccination records at time of appointment.
Owners are advised to arrive promptly at their scheduled appointment time. They will then be directed to a designated area with markers to ensure and maintain social distancing. All individuals must wear masks. Those who arrive late may be asked to reschedule.
Residents are encouraged to vaccinate their pets to not only protect the animals from the potentially fatal viral disease but to also protect family members from contracting the disease from an infected pet.
If you have any questions regarding the clinic or your appoint please call the Animal Shelter at (609) 485-2345.