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Our Featured Dog

Our Featured Cat

MAIVE!

COBAIN

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Her name is Maive, name given to her by her former owner, is a sweet dog with a friendly disposition and gets along well with other dogs. She is high energy and loves to run, chase squirrels, and play tug-a-war. We suspect she has the need to herd things judging her behavior at the shelter. She will need a home with lots of land to allow her to get plenty of exercise. I would not recommend her to someone with small children due to her high energy level. Maive gets excited by toys and would have you spending the day playing with her. She is not aggressive, loves to be hugged and kissed. We would love to find her a home with someone that loves the outdoors, especially a jogger. She has very little reaction towards cats, was told she is crate trained, good with older children and comes already spayed. Careful though, she is a chewer, better keep plenty of doggy bones and treats around to redirect her if she goes after slippers. She has her rabies shot, booster shots and is also heart worm negative. No excuses for delay, come and get her now. APPLICATIONS CAN BE EMAILED TO TO SILFREDO MARTINEZ AT: THE SHELTER . HIS EMAIL ADDRESS IS: SMARTINEZ@TRENTONNJ.ORG To fill out an adoption application please visit: http://members.petfinder.org/~NJ43/dogform.html --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Cobain is a super laid back, super affectionate kitty who gives the greatest head-butts! He was a stray cat that has been being fed for the past year by a Trenton resident. When the resident saw that this adorable boy was losing some hair on his legs he brought him to the shelter because he could not afford to take him to the vet. Turns out that the fur loss is due to either a chemical burn or the result being out in the elements during this very cold winter. Either way, there is nothing physically wrong with him. Cobain has received medical attention and his injuries are healing well, and now what he really needs is a new home! He is a young boy, only about 1-2 years old. Gets along with other cats and loves all people! Please consider giving this good boy the home he deserves. Go to http://www.trentoncats.org/adoptform.html for our CAT ADOPTION SCREENING FORM.


PETSMART ADOPTION HOURS


We need volunteers to hold dogs on Sundays from 12-3. For cats, we need volunteers willing to help with such tasks as setting up and breaking down cages, making sure the cats have water and food in their cages at all times, litterbox servicing, holding cats and kittens, and helping to facilitate adoptions, also on Sundays from 12-3:30. (Volunteers must be 18 to volunteer with the dogs. You can be under 18 to volunteer with the cats if you are accompanied by an adult).

DOGS


Every Sunday 12pm to 3pm
Petsmart Fairless Hills
220 Commerce Blvd
Fairless Hills, PA 19030
Come on out!!!

Any questions? Email: Smartinez@trentonnj.org">Smartinez@trentonnj.org

www.trentonanimalshelter.org

 

CATS


Sundays: 12:00pm to 3:30pm
Petsmart Fairless Hills
220 Commerce Blvd
Fairless Hills, PA 19030
Saturdays: 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Petco Hamilton Square
1295 Route 33
Hamilton Square, NJ 08690

 Any questions? Email: TASCats@gmail.com

 


Fill out an adoption screening form in advance or just come see us every Sunday @ Petsmart. Bring landlord, vet, and personal references' phone numbers so we may approve your adoption immediately, and you can have an instant addition to the family!!

If you see a DOG that you like, please fill out our "Dog Adoption Screening Form" and specify on the form which dog you would like to adopt. A representative of the Trenton Animal Shelter will contact you to set up a time to meet the dog you are interested in adopting. You can also visit our adoptable dogs at Petsmart in Fairless Hills, PA every Sunday from noon to 3pm
 

If you see a CAT that you like, please fill out our "Cat Adoption Screening Form" and specify on the form which cat you would like to adopt. One of our Cat Adoption Coordinators will contact you to set up a time to meet the cat you are interested in adopting. You can also visit our adoptable cats at Petco in Hamilton Square, NJ every Saturday from 11:00am to 3:00pm or Petsmart in Fairless Hills, PA every Sunday from noon to 3:30pm.

     
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms. ~ George Eliot
     

Just the Dogs


 

Click here to see our Dog Happy Endings!

 

Click here to see our Cat Happy Tails!

     
     
     

Adopting a Friend


We are proud to be The Trenton Humane Law Enforcement & Animal Services Bureau. The Bureau requires that ALL adopters complete an application, participate in a personal interview, and sign off on our adoption agreement contract if you are approved to adopt one of our animals. All pets receive shots, worming, rabies shot (if old enough) and are temperament tested. The ADOPTION FEE for DOGS $120 and for CATS $100.00. All adoption fees MUST be paid in cash or money order.

The friendly staff here at Shelter cares. We make every effort to match you and your lifestyle with the right pet! We invite you to come and visit our animals by appointment only. To set up an appointment and visit a dog at the shelter smartinez@trentonnj.org. To set up an appointment and visit a cat at the shelter email TASCats@gmail.com. We are more than happy to set up a convenient time for you to meet your future pet!!

 



 

How to adopt?


1. All potential adopters MUST fill out an application or visit our dogs and cats at the shelter adoption days.

2. No holds will be given without an approved application.

3. The shelter reserves the right to deny adoptions.

4. The animals will be placed in the best possible environment for the animals.

5. Personal and vet references are required and will be checked. If you do not provide the complete name, address, and phone number for your vet (if applicable), your application will be automatically denied!

6. The Trenton Animal Shelter has a strict spay/neuter policy. There is no acceptable excuse for not having your animals spayed and neutered other than medical (i.e. heart condition). If your current animals are not spayed or neutered, you MUST provide proof from your veterinarian as to the medical reason why. Over 9,000 animals are put to sleep each day in this country. Please help stop overpopulation and the senseless destruction of these poor animals. Ask your vet about the benefits of spaying/neutering your pet. It could save their life and they could live up to 5 years longer!

 



 

Can't adopt? Be a Volunteer!!


The Shelter NEEDS volunteers!!! Although the Bureau serves as the animal control office for the City of Trenton, we still need help in finding these animals homes. Volunteers are asked to complete a volunteer application to keep on file. You can start immediately. No orientation or waiting period to work with the cats; volunteering with the dogs requires a brief orientation. We can tailor our volunteer possibilities to ANY schedule. Extra time or TLC to give? VOLUNTEER. The rewards are endless.

To volunteer with the dogs, email .  

To volunteer with the cats, email TASCats@gmail.com

If you don't have the time to volunteer, there are numerous ways you can help us out, call us.
All donations are greatly needed and appreciated, contact our office for a copy of our Wish List. Thanks again!
 



 

Come Visit Us!! By Appointment Only


We are located at:

Trenton Humane Law Enforcement & Animal Services
72 Escher Street
Trenton, NJ 08609

Route 1 runs NORTH and SOUTH through New Jersey, and it is easily reached from the Garden State Parkway, the NJ Turnpike, Routes 95, 195, and 295, and Routes 29 and 129.


FROM ROUTE 1 SOUTH:

Bear left onto the expressway when Route 1 forks at Lawrenceville. Drive about four miles to the Perry Street exit. At the top of the ramp, you will see the Trenton Fire House. At that light, make a right onto Perry Street. Make a left at the first traffic light which is Southard Blvd. Go one block to Escher Street. The Shelter is on the left, the 2nd building from the end.



FROM ROUTE 1 NORTH:

Turn off at the Perry Street exit and make a right onto Perry Street (you'll be looking at the Trenton Times Building). Make a left at the first traffic light which is Southard Blvd. Go one block to Escher Street. The Shelter is on the left, the 2nd building from the end.

     
     

Frequently Asked Questions:

1. If you're experiencing financial problems due to the current economy, before you think about abandoning your pet, visit The Prince Chunk Foundation. It is a non-profit organization that help pet owners keep their animals in NY, NJ, PA, and CA.

2. For stray cats in your neighborhood: TrentonCats@gmail.com


Click here for a list of pets at this shelter. Also visit us on Adopt-a-Pet.com (search Trenton Animal Shelter, Trenton, NJ) to view the most up-to-date list of dogs.
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