|About||The Atlantic County Animal Shelter was developed in 1995 as a response to the needs of the municipalities for a regional animal control facility.|
|Mission||The Atlantic County Animal Shelter was developed in 1995 as a response to the needs of the municipalities for a regional animal control facility. Since its opening, the number of intakes consisting of stray, unwanted and abused animals has drastically decreased by 50 percent. This achievement is attributed to the implementation of several programs, including all animals being spayed or neutered prior to adoption and early-age spay and neuter services. The primary goal of the Animal Shelter is to reunite lost pets with their owners and to facilitate meaningful adoptions that benefit both pets and owners. Community outreach programs and free canine obedience classes help support adopters and further promote responsible pet ownership. Visit www.aclink.org/animalshelter to learn more.|
Looking to Adopt a Specific Breed?
The Atlantic County Animal Shelter has a wide selection of purebred cats and dogs. When looking for a specific breed to adopt, please visit the shelter and meet with one of our adoption counselors to assist with your search.
The following fees currently apply to the adoption of animals.
Puppies and Dogs: $110.00
Fee includes vaccinations for rabies and distemper, spay or neuter, microchip, fecal test, deworming, Heartworm cite test if appropriate, and a leash.
Kittens and Cats: $85.00 Additional Cat or Kitten $42.50
Fee includes vaccinations for rabies and feline distemper, spay or neuter, microchip, fecal test, deworming, feline leukemia/FIV cite test, and a cardboard carrier.
The following are also available for an additional fee:
HOME AGAIN Chip when reclaiming a lost pet: $20.00
I.D. Tag: $6.00
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