Trenton Animal Shelter

72 Escher Street
Trenton, NJ 08609

Adoption Policy

To adopt a dog from the animal shelter you can fill out our dog adoption screening form and someone will call you. To meet our available pups in person you may visit the shelter during visiting hours, or come to an adoption event. Come to the adoption event with your landlord, vet, and personal reference phone numbers ready so we may approve your adoption on the spot: Make an instant addition to your family!!

Adoption Rules
All potential adopters MUST fill out an application.
No holds will be given.
The shelter reserves the right to deny adoptions.
Animals will be placed in the best possible home.
If you have existing dogs in the home we require a meet and greet.
We only accept returned animals as a result of genetic conditions.
Personal and vet references are required and will be checked.
The Trenton Animal Shelter has a strict spay/neuter policy!
Applications will NOT be approved if your current pets are not spayed or neutered.

  • day hours
    Monday 10:00am - 3:00pm
    Tuesday 10:00am - 3:00pm
    Wednesday 10:00am - 3:00pm
    Thursday 10:00am - 3:00pm
    Friday 10:00am - 3:00pm
    Saturday 9:00am - 11:00am
    Sunday 12:00pm - 3:00pm (PetSmart)
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