Contact Info:

Phone: 609-265-5073
Fax: 609-702-7099

Management Specialist:
Daisha Pierce

Shelter Manager:
Jackie Dennis

Address:
County Facilities Complex
Woodlane Road
35 Academy Dr.
Westampton, NJ 08060

E-Mail:
John Richardson
Adoption Advocate
jrichardson@co.burlington.nj.us

Kelly Donnelly
Adoption Advocate
kdonnelly@co.burlington.nj.us

Lisa Cliver
Adoption Advocate
lcliver@co.burlington.nj.us


Shelter Links:

Official Shelter Website

Barn Cat Application

Rescue Application

Shelter Volunteer Program


Useful Links:

Animal Help Desk (Pet Ownership Support by FOBCAS)



Burlington County Animal Shelter Adoptable Pets:
Cats
Dogs
All Animals



Animal Help Desk

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Our Mission:

The Burlington County Animal Shelter is a county facility supported by animal control contracts with local municipalities and the county taxpayers. It is used as a shelter for stray dogs, cats and other small animals for a short term stay in accordance with Title 8, Chapter 23. All stray animals not claimed by owners or adopted will be kept for at least the state-mandated 7 days.


Where We Are:

  • Burlington County Animal Shelter
  • County Facilities Complex - Woodlane Road
  • 35 Academy Drive
  • Westampton, NJ 08060
  • Phone for adoption info: 609-265-5073

Hours:

  • Thursday 12-7 p.m.
  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 12-4 p.m.
  • Holidays closed

Adoption Fees:

  • $75 for Dogs
  • $100 for Puppies (under 6 months)
  • $45 for Cats
  • $60 for Kittens (under 6 months)

Adoption fees waived for:
Burlington County Veterans, Seniors (60+), and county employees.

Contact the shelter for other rates.

Adoption Fees Include:

  • Spay/Neuter
  • Basic medical examination
  • Distemper vaccination
  • Rabies vaccination
  • Deworming
  • Parasite treatment
  • Microchipping


Shelter Wishlist:

The Shelter animals appreciate donations of the following items:

  • Dog and cat food (canned and dry)
  • Dog and cat toys and treats
  • Kitten formula and small bottles
  • Cat litter (non-clumping only)
  • Hot dogs and peanut butter
  • Men's tube socks
  • Slip lead-type dog leashes
  • Plastic zipper seal bags (sandwich and gallon size)
  • Black Kongs and Nylabones
  • Catnip spray
  • Liquid hand soap and hand sanitizer
  • Bleach or other disinfectants
  • Liquid laundry soap (regular and high efficiency)
  • Dryer sheets
  • Fragrant or odor eliminating products (sprays or plug-in fillers)
  • Paper towels
  • Newspapers
  • Blankets, towels and washcloths
  • Pillowcases
  • Karo syrup
  • Metal kitchen utensils
  • Cat flea medicine
  • New or used t-shirts

Please Visit the Shelter:

(View Map Here)

Directions from NJ north or south:

From NJ Turnpike:
  • Take exit 5.
  • Go to traffic light, make right onto Route 541.
  • Go through first traffic light.
  • Take jughandle before next light to Woodlane Road.
  • Turn right at stop sign.
  • Turn right at second traffic light (Pioneer Blvd).
  • Turn left onto Academy Drive.
  • Follow signs to Animal Shelter

From Interstate 295:
  • Take exit 45A.
  • Turn left at third traffic light (Irick Road).
  • Turn right at next traffic light (Woodlane Road).
  • Turn left at next traffic light (Pioneer Blvd).
  • Turn left on Academy Drive.
  • Follow signs to Animal Shelter.

* For GPS purposes, enter address as 15 Pioneer Blvd instead of 35 Academy Drive. Follow directions as above.




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