Helpful links to answer all your animal-related questions.
Info for Pet Owners
Disaster Preparedness & Your Pets
Dog care and behavior help
Cat care and behavior help
Care information for other types of small pets
NJ Veterinary Medical Association Local Veterinarian Search
Emergency Vets (most open nights, weekends and holidays, off-hours; listed by county)
Home Safety Guide for Pet Owners
Pet-Friendly Housing & Insurance Companies
People with Pets (pet-friendly housing and travel database)
My Pit Bull is Family: links to housing & insurance that does not discriminate against pit bull breeds
PBRC.Net: housing and insurance links
State of New Jersey Licensing Information/Education
Full listing of all NJ Municipality websites
NJ Division of Fish & Wildlife Application for exotic and non-game permits
Assistance for pet owners with financial hardship
Prince Chunk Foundation Pet Food Assistance Program
Prince Chunk Foundation Vet Assistance Program
Human Needs Pantry, Montclair NJ (offers pet & human food assistance)
Oakland Animal Foodbank, Oakland NJ
Sussex County Food Pantry (has pet food assistance)
C.L.A.W.S. Pet Food Pantry (Bergen Co. Residents only)
Operation Feed A Pet (Saddlebrook, Ringwood & Mahwah)
The Humane Society of the US
Low Cost Animal Health Clinics in Northern NJ:
Liberty Humane Society Clinic
People for Animals
Vetco at Petco
Low Cost Spay & Neuter in Northern NJ:
Associated Humane Society of Newark's Mobile Clinic
State of NJ's Low Cost Spay & Neuter Program
Passaic County Neuter Commuter
Friends of Animals Spay/Neuter Certificate Program
Spay USA Low Cost Spay/Neuter Referral Program
Wildlife & Feral Cats
Excluding feral cats from your yard
Feral Cat Information
Alley Cat Allies
What do if you find sick, injured or orphaned wildlife
Living with Urban Wildlife
Shelter Our Pets: A non-profit who's mission is to provide safe haven for the pets of domestic violence victims who are fleeing their abusive situation.
NJ Office of Animal Welfare: A division of the NJ State Department of Health dedicated to promoting and protecting the health, safety and welfare of companion animals in the state of New Jersey.
Humane Society of The United States: A national animal protection organization.
Best Friends Animal Society: A national animal protection organization with a sanctuary in Utah.
Alley Cat Allies: A national organization advocating for feral cats.
Farm Sanctuary: A national organization dedicated to protecting farmed animals. They also have farm animal sanctuaries in New York and California.
Dogs Deserve Better: A national organization that advocates and assists dogs that are chained and penned by their owners. These dogs typically live primarily outdoors, are often abused or neglected and are not given attention or socialization.
NJ State SPCA: A private state-wide organization that investigates animal cruelty, abuse and neglect complaints in NJ.
Other Local Shelters & Rescues
Working with Animals
Humane Society Academy
Careers in Animal Care
Vet Tech Guide: educational site about careers in the veterinary technician field
Reporting Animal Cruelty in the US
Report poor conditions at a pet store or kennel (State Office of Animal Welfare)