Providing a safe and temporary home to animals in need.
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Address: One Old Bridge Plaza, Old Bridge, NJ 08857
Hours Of Operation
REGULAR PUBLIC HOURS:
Open 7 days a week from 10am to 12 noon and 1:00pm till 3:00pm
Last adoption is at 2PM
It is best to call the shelter before arriving. Sometimes the Animal Control Officers may be called out of the building on an emergency. (732) 721-5600 x6300
The Old Bridge Township Animal Shelter is a state-of-the art shelter staffed by the animal control officers, under the supervision of Captain John Doherty of the Old Bridge Police Department. Volunteers provide additional assistance needed for the care and placement of the animals. The shelter operates as a no-kill shelter since no adoptable animal is ever euthanized.
"Havahart" cat traps: can be purchased at Lowes or Home Depot or online.These traps are wonderful and safe for the animal. The shelter could use a few of them!
Wood burning stove pellets found at AGWAY, Dill's, and Wal-mart (or any type of pellet litter)
Canned KITTEN/PUPPY food
Canned CAT/DOG food
Metal litter pans
Nupro Supplement (www.nuprosupplements.com)
Please do not bring any open bags of dog or cat food to the kennel as we cannot accept any open packages. Currently we are not accepting USED towels, blankets or linens due to recent insect issues. We also cannot accept used toys, bedding, cat condo's ect. Thank you for your support
On occasion, Foster Homes may be needed to care for very young kittens. Please contact the shelter if you are able to provide foster care.
Currently the only volunteers needed are those that can work morning hours Monday through Friday. If this time frame matches your availability, please visit the shelter in person, during normal operating hours, and fill out a volunteer application. You must have your own medical insurance coverage and provide proof of such. Please bring your driver's license for identification purposes. Please do not contact the shelter by phone regarding volunteer opportunities.
Our Junior Volunteer Program is currently at capacity. You must be at least 16 years old to volunteer!! No exceptions. Please do not contact the shelter by phone regarding volunteer positions. Inquiries regarding volunteer opportunities should be made via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org OR in person at the shelter.