Manalapan Pets Up For Adoption: Meet Dusty, Loretta, Dustello & More

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Looking to add a furry friend to your family and have a positive impact on the world at the same time? Then you should consider adopting a pet from a local shelter. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, animal shelters in the Manalapan area have dogs, cats and other kinds of pets […]

Looking to add a furry friend to your family and have a positive impact on the world at the same time? Then you should consider adopting a pet from a local shelter. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, animal shelters in the Manalapan area have dogs, cats and other kinds of pets ready and waiting to be adopted.

In the search for an adorable new companion, consider looking around at a local animal shelter like C Dot Ar Dot E Companion Animal Rescue And Education, where Ezrra the dog is waiting patiently. 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 cat person, meet Dusty, a Domestic Short Hair mix up for adoption. If dogs are more your thing, there are several great dogs 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: Dusty
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Hope For Animals, 7 US 9 South, Manalapan, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, Domestic Short Hair Russian Blue Mix
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “Male, grey with a bit of white on his chest, neutered, approximately 3 years old Dusty was rescued from a…” Learn more

  • Name: Loretta
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Hope For Animals, 7 US 9 South, Manalapan, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Torbie Domestic Short Hair Mix
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “Female, Torbie, spayed, born in 2020 Loretta was rescued off the streets in Plainfield. She has approximately a year old….” Learn more

  • Name: Dustello
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Hope For Animals, 7 US 9 South, Manalapan, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, Domestic Short Hair Russian Blue Mix
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “Male, grey, neutered, approximately 3 years old Dustello was rescued from a home in Trenton with 14 other kitties. He…” Learn more

  • Name: Beauty
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Dutchie And Renee Senior Cat Rescue Foundation, Perrineville, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “She is a quiet 6yo, spayed female. She has the softest, smooth as silk black coat with a white tummy….” Learn more

  • Name: Ezrra
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: C Dot Ar Dot E Companion Animal Rescue And Education, Old Bridge, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Boxer American Bulldog Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Ezrra is a sweet and precious little male boxer/bulldog mix. His DOB is 10/6/20. He is full of puppy play,…” Learn more

  • Name: Etta
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: C Dot Ar Dot E Companion Animal Rescue And Education, Old Bridge, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Boxer American Bulldog Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Etta is a sweet and precious little female boxer/bulldog mix. Her DOB is 10/6/20. She is full of puppy play,…” Learn more

  • Name: Enid
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: C Dot Ar Dot E Companion Animal Rescue And Education, Old Bridge, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Boxer American Bulldog Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Enid is a sweet and precious little female boxer/bulldog mix. Her DOB is 10/6/20. She is full of puppy play,…” Learn more

  • Name: Evie
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: C Dot Ar Dot E Companion Animal Rescue And Education, Old Bridge, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Boxer American Bulldog Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Evie is a sweet and precious little female boxer/bulldog mix. Her DOB is 10/6/20. She is full of puppy play,…” Learn more

  • Name: Eliiot
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: C Dot Ar Dot E Companion Animal Rescue And Education, Old Bridge, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Boxer American Bulldog Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Eliot is a sweet and precious little male boxer/bulldog mix. His DOB is 10/6/20. He is full of puppy play,…” Learn more

  • Name: Nessa
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Happy Homes Animal Rescue, Old Bridge, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “Message is an 11 week old sweet playful kitten. She enjoys playing with her sister Ozma and would do best…” Learn more

  • Name: Squish
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Happy Homes Animal Rescue, Old Bridge, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Squish is under 2 years old. He’s sweet and gentle shy at first.” Learn more

  • Name: Loki
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Husky House, Matawan, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Siberian Husky
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Meet Loki! Rescued from a shelter in Mississippi, Loki is looking for her loving, forever home. She is very sweet,…” Learn more

  • Name: Misty
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Animal Rescue Force, PO Box 418, East Brunswick, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Extra-Toes Cat / Hemingway Polydactyl Domestic Short Hair Mix
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Misty is a 6 month old female polydactyl kitten. She has huge front feet that look like catcher’s mitts. She…” Learn more

  • Name: Doodle NO MORE EMAILS OR CALLS
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Animal Rescue Force, PO Box 418, East Brunswick, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Goldendoodle
  • Description: “This beutiful Goldendoodle is homeless because his owner died. He is already neutered and is very sweet. He is four…” Learn more

  • Name: Chip
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Sammys Hope, Sayreville, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Large, Male, Goldendoodle
  • Description: “Calling all cuddlers! Chip has arrived and is ready to steal your attention and your lap! At about 1 year…” Learn more

  • Name: Stella
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Sammys Hope, Sayreville, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Large, Female, American Staffordshire Terrier
  • Description: “Need a dose of happiness? Stella has got you covered! This happy girl is always smiling and showing off her…” Learn more

  • Name: REX
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Ahs Tinton Falls, 2960 Shafto Road, Tinton Falls, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “Meet REX! This darling little boy is trying very hard to be brave in his new environment. He just started…” Learn more

  • Name: RAMBO
  • Species: Guinea Pig
  • Location: Ahs Tinton Falls, 2960 Shafto Road, Tinton Falls, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Guinea Pig
  • Description: “Hello World! It’s me Rambo! I’m still patiently waiting for a new home! See that button that says “Ask about…” Learn more

  • Name: NORMAN
  • Species: Guinea Pig
  • Location: Ahs Tinton Falls, 2960 Shafto Road, Tinton Falls, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Guinea Pig
  • Description: “Hi! I’m Norman! Everyone says how cute I am, and I make the most adorable little squeaks. Click the button…” Learn more

  • Name: ORION
  • Species: Guinea Pig
  • Location: Ahs Tinton Falls, 2960 Shafto Road, Tinton Falls, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Guinea Pig
  • Description: “Hey what’s up! I’m Orion, and I’d really like to meet you. I’m a curious little guy and super cute!…” Learn more

  • Name: Tyson
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Pitties And Pals Rescue, PO Box 692 , Jackson , NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Pit Bull Terrier
  • Description: “Tyson is still on the lookout for his forever home. His foster dad has all good things to say about…” Learn more

  • Name: 5 black kittens!
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Save The Animals Today A Nonprofit Corporation, North Brunswick, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Bombay Domestic Short Hair Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “These 5 cuties are all black and looking for homes! They are playful and affection little babies ranging from 9-12…” Learn more

  • Name: Jelly and Smokey! (CAN BE SEPARATED)
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Save The Animals Today A Nonprofit Corporation, North Brunswick, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair Russian Blue Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “The last 2 of the letter of 7 are still looking for homes! They are both sky kitties who warm…” Learn more

  • Name: Callie
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Your New Best Friend Dog Rescue, Hazlet, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Chocolate Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Callie is an 11 week old beautiful chocolate lab. She is playful, great with kids, loves other dogs and has…” Learn more

  • Name: Harry
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Animal Rescue Force, 989 Main St., Sayreville, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Harry is an orange tabby male who is about 1 year old. He is a little shy at first and…” Learn more

  • Name: Mary
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Animal Rescue Force, 989 Main St., Sayreville, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Mary is an 8 month old female black and white tuxedo. She is shy at first but warms up with…” Learn more

  • Name: Peter
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Animal Rescue Force, 989 Main St., Sayreville, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Peter is an 8 month old male. He is shy at first but warms up with time. He gets along…” Learn more

  • Name: Paul
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Animal Rescue Force, 989 Main St., Sayreville, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Paul is an 8 month old male. He is shy at first but warms up with time. He gets along…” Learn more

  • Name: Phantom
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Animal Rescue Force, 989 Main St., Sayreville, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Phantom is a 7 month old female cat. She is a little shy at first but warms up quickly and…” Learn more

  • Name: Ron & Sirius
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Lucky Lives Cat Rescue, Allentown, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Large, Male, Domestic Short Hair Tabby Mix
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “Ron and Sirius are looking for their forever home TOGETHER!! We just cannot explain how incredible these two boys are!…” Learn more

  • Name: Carly
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Lucky Lives Cat Rescue, Allentown, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Siamese Calico Mix
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “Carly is a beautiful Siamese mix!! She is about a year and-a-half old, she is spayed, up to date on…” Learn more

  • Name: Sylvia
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Ocean County Animal Facility North, 615 Freemont Ave., Jackson, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Sylvia is a very friendly and sweet girl! She loves attention, and will come right over to greet you! Sylvia…” Learn more

  • Name: Sosa
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Perth Amboy Animal Shelter, 597 Fayette St., Perth Amboy, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Pit Bull Terrier Boxer Mix
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Sosa is a recent surrender to the shelter who wasn’t able to join his family when they moved to a…” Learn more

  • Name: Samson
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Paws And Whiskers, Somerset, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Samson was a stray that was rescued from the cold one day when he looked injured. He clearly was someone’s…” Learn more

  • Name: Mikey
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Its A Ruff Life Rescue, Hamilton, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Small, Male, Puggle
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Available for Adoption in NJ/PA Mikey’s my name and being your BVF (Best Valentine Forever) is my game! I’m a…” Learn more

  • Name: Hatch – Available!
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Wag On Inn Rescue, P.O. Box 221, Oakhurst, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Terrier
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.wagoninn.rescuegroups.org Hatch! What a cutie! Hatch recently came to…” Learn more

  • Name: Justin – Available!
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Wag On Inn Rescue, P.O. Box 221, Oakhurst, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, Hound
  • Good With: Kids and cats
  • Description: “You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.wagoninn.rescuegroups.org Handsome Justin is an adorable puppy!! We think…” Learn more

  • Name: Tucker – Available!
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Wag On Inn Rescue, P.O. Box 221, Oakhurst, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Hound
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.wagoninn.rescuegroups.org Hunter and Tucker are two handsome pups who…” Learn more

  • Name: Tinka – Available!
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Wag On Inn Rescue, P.O. Box 221, Oakhurst, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Female, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.wagoninn.rescuegroups.org Tinka is a pretty pup heading to NJ…” Learn more

  • Name: Dillon – Available!
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Wag On Inn Rescue, P.O. Box 221, Oakhurst, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Small, Male, Chihuahua
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.wagoninn.rescuegroups.org Dillon is a handsome little chihuahua mix who…” Learn more

  • Name: Krissy – 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: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.wagoninn.rescuegroups.org Krissy and Jude were found dumped in the…” Learn more

  • Name: Duke – Available!
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Wag On Inn Rescue, P.O. Box 221, Oakhurst, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Extra Large, Male, Great Dane Great Pyrenees Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.wagoninn.rescuegroups.org Duke is super handsome and super sized! This…” Learn more

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

  • Name: Peter – Available!
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Wag On Inn Rescue, P.O. Box 221, Oakhurst, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, German Shepherd Dog Hound Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.wagoninn.rescuegroups.org Peter is a mixed breed pup who ended…” Learn more

  • Name: Rikki – Available!
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Wag On Inn Rescue, P.O. Box 221, Oakhurst, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Large, Female, Hound Bloodhound Mix
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.wagoninn.rescuegroups.org Rikki is an adorable mixed breed pup who…” Learn more

  • Name: ASTER – Shy & Sweet!
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Edison Municipal Animal Shelter, 125 Municipal Blvd., Edison, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair Tabby Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “ADOPT ASTER! She is 3 months old and a sweet girl! More details below. **During the current health situation** If…” Learn more

  • Name: JOY – Super Sweet Kitten!
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Edison Municipal Animal Shelter, 125 Municipal Blvd., Edison, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair Russian Blue Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Meet JOY! She is 3 months old. More details below. **During the current health situation** If you are interested in…” Learn more

  • Name: TIGGER – Super Sweet Kitten!
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Edison Municipal Animal Shelter, 125 Municipal Blvd., Edison, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair Tabby Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Meet TIGGER! He is 3 months old. More details below. **During the current health situation** If you are interested in…” Learn more

  • Name: Kookie
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Animal Care Centers Of Nyc Staten Island, 3139 Veterans Road West, Staten Island, NY
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “What my friends at ACC say about me: I have lived with cats. I lived with children in my previous…” Learn more

  • Name: Binky & Pip
  • Species: Rabbit
  • Location: Rabbit Haven By The Sea, Atlantic Highlands, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Mini Rex
  • Good With: Kids
  • Description: “Please note: Binky & Pip are not in our rescue. We are assisting their owner with their placement. Baby Bunny…” Learn more

  • Name: Snickers
  • Species: Guinea Pig
  • Location: Rabbit Haven By The Sea, Atlantic Highlands, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Guinea Pig
  • Good With: Kids
  • Description: “Please note: Snickers is not in our rescue. We are assisting his owner with his placement. Snickers is a 1.5…” Learn more

  • Name: Banjo
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Rescue Ridge, P.O. Box 223, Spring Lake, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Small, Male, Shih Tzu
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.10.5 Yrs. Old Shih Tzu Banjo is a mature…” Learn more

  • Name: Caesar
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Rescue Ridge, P.O. Box 223, Spring Lake, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Medium, Male, Staffordshire Bull Terrier
  • Good With: Kids
  • Description: “You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website. Please adopt Caesar! He is a complete love!…” Learn more

  • Name: LANCE
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Rescue Ridge, P.O. Box 223, Spring Lake, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Beagle
  • Description: “You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.Meet Lance poor boy has not had the best…” Learn more

  • Name: Heidi
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Rescue Ridge, P.O. Box 223, Spring Lake, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Large, Female, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “You can fill out an adoption application online on our official website.> Heidi is sweetness overload!! This ~6.5-year-old lab mix…” Learn more

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