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Posted on: January 11, 2023

Trenton Requests Public Assistance in Adopting or Fostering Animals at Trenton Animal Shelter


Invitation to Visit Shelter

Trenton N.J. – The City of Trenton is requesting the public’s assistance in adopting dogs and cats located at the Trenton Animal Shelter (72 Escher St, Trenton, NJ 08609).

The shelter currently houses over 70 dogs, which is triple its normal capacity. The City of Trenton’s Department of Health and Human Services is currently collaborating with Trenton Animals Rock to overcome this situation.

For information on how to adopt/foster an animal or to volunteer at the Trenton Animal Shelter, please contact Officer Munoz at jmunoz@trentonnj,org For additional information on fostering opportunities, donation information, and more ways to help, you can contact TAR at

Mayor W. Reed Gusciora stated, “Please consider adopting or fostering a dog from the Trenton Animal Shelter. This crisis won’t be fixed overnight, so please reach out to the Trenton Animal Shelter or Trenton Animals Rock to find out how you can make the difference in the life of a dog at our shelter, today.

If you suspect your pet is at the shelter, contact us at 609-989-3254, or email a picture and contact information to our office.

 *Press visits to the Trenton Animal Shelter can be arranged by calling 609-575-1012.