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(Clayton, NJ)—The Gloucester County Animal Shelter’s kennel is full of animals looking for their forever homes! 

“We have a lot of dogs at the shelter patiently waiting for homes. There’s a match for everyone,” said Director Frank J. DiMarco. “We are committed to finding each animal their perfect home. We will always prioritize the well-being of the animals when finding their forever families.” 

Director Frank J. DiMarco is the liaison to the shelter and would like to remind residents that adoption fees remain only $35.00 for dogs and cats 5 years and younger. Fees for animals 6 years and older is waived.

“It’s never been more affordable to adopt at the Gloucester County Animal Shelter,” said Director DiMarco.

The shelter's adoption department expanded their hours in January 2022. Hours are:

Monday 8:00 a.m.­– 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday 8:00 a.m.– 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday 8:00 a.m.– 6:00 p.m.

Thursday 8:00 a.m.– 6:00 p.m.

Friday 8:00 a.m.– 4:30 p.m.

Saturday 8:00 a.m.– 4:30 p.m.

Sunday­ Closed 

An approved application is not required to walk through the kennel, but we do encourage you to fill an application out prior to arrival just in case you would like to meet an animal available for adoption. 

Adoption includes spaying, neutering, all age-appropriate vaccines, and dogs are heartworm tested and microchipped.

The shelter is always accepting volunteer applications to help care for the animals. Individuals interested in volunteering at GCAS can find an application here:

To learn more about the Gloucester County Animal Shelter visit

Check out our Pet of the Week, Lily! Lily is a 3-year-old German Shepard/Lab mix looking for her forever home. Lily is dog friendly and super human-friendly!

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