Lakewood Pets Up For Adoption: Spunky, Duke, Sophie & More

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Looking to add a new member to your family and do something good for the world at the same time? Then you should consider adopting a dog, cat or other kind of pet from a local shelter or organization. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, facilities in Lakewood and environs have dogs, […]

Looking to add a new member to your family and do something good for the world at the same time? Then you should consider adopting a dog, cat or other kind of pet from a local shelter or organization. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, facilities in Lakewood and environs have dogs, cats and other kinds of pets ready and waiting for someone to take them home.

For those looking to adopt, a great place to begin your search for a new companion is at American Rescue Dog, where Sophie the dog is waiting patiently, or another local animal shelter. If you aren’t sure if you have time to take care of a pet year round, many shelters also offer opportunities to foster pets until they are placed.

If you need some help in your search, Patch and Petfinder have you covered. We create a list each week of all the pets recently put up for adoption in your area. If you’re a dog person, meet Spunky, a Beagle mix up for adoption. If cats are more your thing, there are several great cats available, too. Click on any listing for more information, or to start the adoption process.

Editor’s note: This list was automatically generated using data compiled by Petfinder. Please report any errors or other feedback to [email protected]

  • Name: Spunky
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: American Rescue Dog, Brick, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Beagle Hound Mix
  • Description: “If you are looking for a sweet and snuggly Beagle mix, look no further! This five month old Beagle is…” Learn more

  • Name: Duke
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: American Rescue Dog, Brick, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Beagle Hound Mix
  • Description: “If you are looking for a sweet and snuggly Beagle mix, look no further! This five month old Beagle is…” Learn more

  • Name: Sophie
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: American Rescue Dog, Brick, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Beagle Hound Mix
  • Description: “If you are looking for a sweet and snuggly Beagle mix, look no further! This five month old Beagle is…” Learn more

  • Name: Max
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: American Rescue Dog, Brick, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Beagle Hound Mix
  • Description: “If you are looking for a sweet and snuggly Beagle mix, look no further! This five month old Beagle is…” Learn more

  • Name: Sai
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Ocean County Animal Facility North, 615 Freemont Ave., Jackson, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Sai is a shy but sweet boy. He likes to be pet, and enjoys snuggling up in his blankets! Sai…” Learn more

  • Name: Prairie
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Ocean County Animal Facility North, 615 Freemont Ave., Jackson, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Medium Hair
  • Description: “Prairie is a very sweet girl, who can be a little on the side. She has super soft fur, and…” Learn more

  • Name: Leah
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Ocean County Animal Facility North, 615 Freemont Ave., Jackson, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Leah is a beautiful girl with the most gorgeous green eyes! She enjoys attention, and seems to like to play…” Learn more

  • Name: King
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Jersey Shore Animal Center, 185 Brick Boulevard, Brick, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “3/26/21 6 mo. old, very sweet! Came to us from an overcrowded SC shelter. Having fun in one of our…” Learn more

  • Name: Taylor
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Jersey Shore Animal Center, 185 Brick Boulevard, Brick, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “3/26/21 6 mo. old. Super sweet! Having fun in our free roaming cat room. Transferred up from an overcrowded SC…” Learn more

  • Name: Gage
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Jersey Shore Animal Center, 185 Brick Boulevard, Brick, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “3/26/21 6 mo old. Sweet, a little shy at first. Transferred up from an overcrowded SC shelter.*Per JSAC policy, puppies…” Learn more

  • Name: Thelma
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Jersey Shore Animal Center, 185 Brick Boulevard, Brick, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “This cat is part of our shelter outreach program where we take pets from overcrowded shelters in hopes of finding…” Learn more

  • Name: Thumbalina
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Jersey Shore Animal Center, 185 Brick Boulevard, Brick, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “This cat is part of our shelter outreach program where we take pets from overcrowded shelters in hopes of finding…” Learn more

  • Name: Bagheera
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: S Dot Av Dot E Shore Animal Volunteer Enterprise, 1594 Lakewood Road, Toms River, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.Bagheera is a very sweet cat. He would be…” Learn more

  • Name: Fletcher
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Toms River Township Animal Facility, 235 Oak Avenue, Toms River, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Pit Bull Terrier Affenpinscher Mix
  • Description: “Available for Adoption” Learn more

  • Name: Lily
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Calling All Cats Rescues, 1001 Fischer Blvd., Toms River, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Tabby
  • Description: “Gorgeous Lily is looking for a quiet home where she will be the only pet and queen of the house….” Learn more

  • Name: Ike
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Calling All Cats Rescues, 1001 Fischer Blvd., Toms River, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Tabby
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “This gorgeous boy is named Ike, and he is bonded with his brother, Mike. He’s a cuddler, from his toe…” Learn more

  • Name: Baby
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Calling All Cats Rescues, 1001 Fischer Blvd., Toms River, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Long Hair
  • Description: “This is Baby. He is a sweet 5-7 year old male Maine Coon who was surrendered last month when his…” Learn more

  • Name: Mike
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Calling All Cats Rescues, 1001 Fischer Blvd., Toms River, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “This gorgeous boy is named Mike, and he is bonded with his brother Ike, and has a lot of energy…” Learn more

  • Name: Tilla
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Big East Akita Rescue, Toms River, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Female, Akita
  • Good With: Kids
  • Description: “Breeding dog but wouldn’t breed Was chained in barn most of her life in PA. Great with people Great with…” Learn more

  • Name: Miss Special
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Big East Akita Rescue, Toms River, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Large, Female, Akita
  • Good With: Kids
  • Description: “Used as breeding machine for years this big beauty is now free after spending her life chained up in a…” Learn more

  • Name: Clementine
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Jonahs Ark Animal Rescue, Whiting, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Hound
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Baby Clementine is a gorgeous baby girl looking for her forever home, she will go home at 10 weeks old…” Learn more

  • Name: Baby Miranda
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Jonahs Ark Animal Rescue, Whiting, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Mixed Breed
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Mama Bluebird’s babies are all looking for their forever homes, gorgeous babies will go home on 4/24 at 10 weeks…” Learn more

  • Name: Princeton
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Popcorn Park Ahs Forked River, Humane Way – Box 43, Forked River, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, American Staffordshire Terrier
  • Good With: Kids
  • Description: “Princeton is an absolute prince of a dog! This sweet and silly character is about 7 years old and he…” Learn more

  • Name: Eddie
  • Species: Parakeet
  • Location: Popcorn Park Ahs Forked River, Humane Way – Box 43, Forked River, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Parakeet (Other)
  • Description: “Eddie is a bright and beautiful parakeet of around a year old that would love a good, bird-savvy home of…” Learn more

  • Name: Sally
  • Species: Guinea Pig
  • Location: Popcorn Park Ahs Forked River, Humane Way – Box 43, Forked River, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Guinea Pig
  • Description: “Sally is a pretty little guinea pig of just a year old that is looking for a happy home of…” Learn more

  • Name: Corvette
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Popcorn Park Ahs Forked River, Humane Way – Box 43, Forked River, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Medium, Male, Domestic Medium Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Corvette is a beautiful and sweet senior cat of about 12 years old that has been through such a tough…” Learn more

  • Name: Fish and Chip
  • Species: Guinea Pig
  • Location: Popcorn Park Ahs Forked River, Humane Way – Box 43, Forked River, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Guinea Pig
  • Description: “Fish and Chip are adorable little guinea pig sisters of about a year old that would love a happy new…” Learn more

  • Name: Lola
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Popcorn Park Ahs Forked River, Humane Way – Box 43, Forked River, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Female, Labrador Retriever American Staffordshire Terrier Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Lola is a 2 year old lab/pit mix that is such a sweetheart. Lola was turned in because her family…” Learn more

  • Name: Zuma
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Popcorn Park Ahs Forked River, Humane Way – Box 43, Forked River, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Zuma is a sleek black beauty of about 8 years old that would love to have a great home with…” Learn more

  • Name: Bella
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Popcorn Park Ahs Forked River, Humane Way – Box 43, Forked River, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Female, Rottweiler
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Bella is a beautiful 2 year old Rottweiler that is eager to get back into a home. She had a…” Learn more

  • Name: Perry
  • Species: Rabbit
  • Location: Kind Heart Rescue, 3 Hyacinth Court, Cream Ridge, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Lop Eared Rex Mix
  • Description: “Perry (foreground in the pic) is a 14-week-old Rex and Lop mix. As you may know, the Rex is what…” Learn more

  • Name: Bridget
  • Species: Rabbit
  • Location: Kind Heart Rescue, 3 Hyacinth Court, Cream Ridge, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Female, Dwarf
  • Description: “Bridget is a 4-year-old dwarf mix bunny. She is cute as the day is long! She is social, friendly, and…” Learn more

  • Name: Cindy
  • Species: Rabbit
  • Location: Kind Heart Rescue, 3 Hyacinth Court, Cream Ridge, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Extra Large, Female, Flemish Giant
  • Description: “First, I have Cindy marked as a female, but won’t definitely know the sex until Cindy arrives here in a…” Learn more

  • Name: Thea!!!
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Cuddly Creatures Inc Animal Rescue And Adoptions, Manalapan, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Description of pet Please email us at [email protected] for an adoption application. Thea is an super cute wide eyed 8-10…” Learn more

  • Name: Snickers!!!
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Cuddly Creatures Inc Animal Rescue And Adoptions, Manalapan, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Calico Domestic Short Hair Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Please email us at [email protected] for an adoption application. Snickers is an approximately 1 year old, 10lb girl, who ended…” Learn more

  • Name: Lola!!!
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Cuddly Creatures Inc Animal Rescue And Adoptions, Manalapan, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, German Shorthaired Pointer Boxer Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Please email us at [email protected] for an adoption application. Lola is an 8 month old, approx. 45lb Pointer/Boxer mix that…” Learn more

  • Name: Juliet (pit mix) – Available!
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Wag On Inn Rescue, P.O. Box 221, Oakhurst, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.wagoninn.rescuegroups.org Juliet is here in NJ and needs a…” Learn more

  • Name: Stormy – Available!
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Wag On Inn Rescue, P.O. Box 221, Oakhurst, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Husky Shepherd Mix
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website. wagoninn.rescuegroups.org Stormy is a sweet, happy girl who…” Learn more

  • Name: FERGIE – No more apps, please!
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Wag On Inn Rescue, P.O. Box 221, Oakhurst, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.wagoninn.rescuegroups.org FERGIE is a beautiful 7 month old kitten….” Learn more

  • Name: INDIE – No More Apps, please!
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Wag On Inn Rescue, P.O. Box 221, Oakhurst, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Tabby
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.wagoninn.rescuegroups.org INDIE is a precious 4 month old kitten…” Learn more

  • Name: Lara – Available!
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Wag On Inn Rescue, P.O. Box 221, Oakhurst, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Description: “You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.wagoninn.rescuegroups.org Lara is a special girl looking for a…” Learn more

  • Name: Jack – Available!
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Wag On Inn Rescue, P.O. Box 221, Oakhurst, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Terrier
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.wagoninn.rescuegroups.org Jack is a handsome pup looking for a…” Learn more

  • Name: Joon
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Bridges To Safety, Forked River, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Labrador Retriever Border Collie Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Meet Joon. Joon is a 12 week-old lab/border collie/bully mix puppy. She is up-to-date on vaccines and extremely smart (border…” Learn more

  • Name: Benny
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Bridges To Safety, Forked River, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Labrador Retriever Border Collie Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Meet Benny. Benny is a 12 week-old lab/border collie/bully mix puppy. He is up-to-date on vaccines and extremely smart (border…” Learn more

  • Name: Sophia’s Litter of 4
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: All 4 The Dogs Rescue, P.O. Box 402, Roosevelt, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Labrador Retriever Pit Bull Terrier Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Our rescue has a litter of 4 Lab/Pitbull Mix Pups who are 8 weeks old. They are utd with shots,…” Learn more

  • Name: Adel & Adina
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: All 4 The Dogs Rescue, P.O. Box 402, Roosevelt, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Labrador Retriever Boxer Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Our rescue has 2 Female Lab/Boxer Mix Pups who are 8 weeks old. They do not have to be placed…” Learn more

  • Name: Diva’s Litter of 7 Pups
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: All 4 The Dogs Rescue, P.O. Box 402, Roosevelt, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Our rescue has a litter of 7 Blue Pitbull Pups who will be ready mid-May. They are utd with shots,…” Learn more

  • Name: Brutus
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: All 4 The Dogs Rescue, P.O. Box 402, Roosevelt, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Labrador Retriever German Shepherd Dog Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “This is Brutus a Male Lab/Shepherd Mix Pups who is 10-12 weeks old. He is utd with shots, dewormed and…” Learn more

  • Name: Delilah
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: All 4 The Dogs Rescue, P.O. Box 402, Roosevelt, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Female, Chihuahua Beagle Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “This is Delilah a 2-4 year old Chihuahua/Beagle Mix who is utd with shots, heartworm negative and will be spayed….” Learn more

  • Name: Ghost
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Pick Your Paw Animal Rescue, Oceanport, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, Mastiff Pit Bull Terrier Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “This handsome man is Ghost! Ghost is a sweet and mellow guy who just wants to hang with his humans….” Learn more

  • Name: Dusty
  • Species: Parrot
  • Location: For The Love Of Birds, P.O. Box 717, Hightstown, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Cockatiel
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.Hatch Date : Unknown Dusty was found about 4…” Learn more

  • Name: GIZMO
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Ark Of Promise Rescue, Browns Mills, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “GIZMO is a 3month Lab mix pup. He weighs 16lbs currently. He has a Neuter appt this week and will…” Learn more

  • Name: Goku
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: All Gods Creatures Inc, 625 Mercer Street, Hightstown, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “This sharp looking character is Goku. You gotta love that white bib around his neck. This seeet boy is about…” Learn more

  • Name: Prince Cola
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: All Gods Creatures Inc, 625 Mercer Street, Hightstown, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “This sweet boys name is Prince Cola. He is about 5 1/2 years old and weights about 9 pounds. He’s…” Learn more

  • Name: Max
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Pound Dog Found Dog Rescue, Barnegat, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Boston Terrier
  • Good With: Kids
  • Description: “March 27, 2021 Max will join us at Pound Dog just as soon as we find a foster or foster-to-adopt…” Learn more

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