Animal Shelters and Adoptions

OUR SPOTLIGHT PETS

  • Evey is a very sweet and energetic girl!  She is very playful, and loves her toys!  Evey would do well with an active family that has […]
  • Scrat is a sweet and social boy, who can be very vocal when he wants to get your attention! Domestic Shorthair Brown Tiger Male, neutered 1 […]
  • David is a very playful and active boy who loves to get lots of attention, and belly rubs!  He has so much energy and is always […]
  • Freddy is an active and energetic boy!  He is very friendly and playful, and loves to play with toys and go for walks too!  Freddy is […]
  • Jolie is a very friendly and sweet girl, who can be very vocal when she wants to get your attention! Domestic Shorthair Black Female, spayed 4 […]
  • Breezy is a sweet boy who can be a little shy at first.  He loves treats, and warms up with just a little time and attention.  […]
  • Bella is a beautiful and sweet girl!  She can be a little timid at first, but she warms up with just a little bit of time.  […]
  • Erin is a very beautiful girl with the prettiest tiger stripe markings!  She loves to get attention, and enjoys playing with toys! Domestic Shorthair Tri Color […]
  • Bella Bear is a very sweet and playful girl with a lot of energy!  She loves being around people, and getting lots of attention!  Bella Bear […]
  • Luna is a very excited and sweet girl!  She loves to go for her walks, get lots of attention, and play!  Luna needs a home without […]
  • Hope is just the sweetest girl!  She loves to get lots of attention and pets, and always just wants to be by your side.  Hope would […]
  • Lola is a friendly girl who loves attention, and especially loves to play!  She has a lot of energy, and would do best with an active […]

ANIMAL FACILITIES

The Ocean County Health Department operates two animal facilities.  The Ocean County Animal Facilities provide temporary housing for dogs and cats, and maintains a 24-hour receiving service for stray animals that are brought in by Municipal Animal Control Officers.  Features of the shelters include indoor/outdoor dog runs, cat rooms, isolation areas, and surgical facilities. 

NORTHERN OCEAN COUNTY ANIMAL FACILITY

615 FREEMONT AVE

JACKSON, NJ 08527

732-657-8086

NOCAF@OCHD.ORG

SOUTHERN OCEAN COUNTY ANIMAL FACILITY

360 HAYWOOD ROAD

MANAHAWKIN, NJ 08050

609-978-0127

SOCAF@OCHD.ORG

MARY ALANO: MANAGER, ANIMAL CONTROL FACILITY, 732-657-8086

PATRICIA MCCALLUM: MANAGER, ANIMAL CONTROL FACILITY, 609-978-0127

JACLYN STRAWDER: MANAGER, ANIMAL CONTROL FACILITY, 732-657-8086

 

Both Facilities Offer Cats and Dogs for Adoption

Every pet we adopt out is spayed/neutered, microchipped, up to date on age-appropriate vaccinations, and have received a general health exam by our facility veterinarian, all included with your adoption fee. Dogs & Puppies: $60 | Cats & Kittens: $55


Our General Adoption Policy:

  1. Everyone in the house-hold (for dog adoptions this includes any dogs that live in the home) need to meet the pet prior to adoption
  2. Proof of Residence - Homeowner: mortgage statement or tax bill. Rental: lease with pet policy stating any specifications of breeds and number of animals allowed
  3. Driver's License or valid proof of identification
  4. Fill out an Adoption Questionnaire and get it approved by Facility Management
  5. Exact Cash or a check with an address matching that on the Driver's License (Dogs are $60; Cats are $55)
  ALL ADOPTIONS ARE ON A FIRST COME/FIRST SERVE BASIS.  WE CANNOT PLACE ANY HOLDS ON ANY PETS.

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