August 8, 2022

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Pet Adoption In The Millburn-Short Hills Area: See The Latest Pets

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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. Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, shelters in Millburn-Short Hills and environs have dogs, cats and other animals ready and waiting for someone to take them home.

Across New Jersey, there are thousands of dogs, cats and other animals of all ages without a home — and many of them are located in your area. For those looking to adopt, a great place to begin your search for your new companion is at Sedona Shepherd Sanctuary, where Ringo the dog is waiting patiently, or another local 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 round up a list each week of all the pets recently put up for adoption in your area. If you’re a dog person, you might like Zion, a Great Pyrenees up for adoption. Or 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: Zion
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Big Fluffy Dog Rescue, Short Hills, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Large, Male, Great Pyrenees
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Meet Zion, he is a 8.5 month old, 85 lb Great Pyrenees mix. Zion has special medical needs and his…” Learn more

  • Name: Rose
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Big Fluffy Dog Rescue, Short Hills, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “Rose is a 2 year old Lab mix looking for her forever home. She is about 45 pounds and she…” Learn more

  • Name: Ringo
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Sedona Shepherd Sanctuary, PO Box 834, Millburn, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, German Shepherd Dog
  • Good With: Kids
  • Description: “RINGO – A “STARR” GERMAN SHEPHERD Come meet Ringo, a handsome well trained full-bred German Shepherd. Ringo has all the…” Learn more

  • Name: Hansel
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: A Second Chance For Ziva Inc, Chatham, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Labrador Retriever Shepherd Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Hello! My name is Hansel! I was saved with my sister Gretel (also up for adoption) from a rural shelter…” Learn more

  • Name: Gretel
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: A Second Chance For Ziva Inc, Chatham, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Labrador Retriever Shepherd Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Hello! My name is Gretel! I was saved with my brother Hansel (also up for adoption) from a rural shelter…” Learn more

  • Name: Oreo
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: The Sato Project, Madison, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Mixed Breed
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “Sweet puppy rescued in Puerto Rico! – Oreo flies to NY on Feb 13 – Shy little baby – NEEDS…” Learn more

  • Name: Foster To Adopt – Loki
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Mt Pleasant Animal Shelter, 194 Rt. 10 West, East Hanover, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Hound
  • Description: “Foster To Adopt. Loki is a sweet hound mix in need of a foster to adopt. He’s new to the…” Learn more

  • Name: Foster To Adopt – Jacqui
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Mt Pleasant Animal Shelter, 194 Rt. 10 West, East Hanover, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Female, Labrador Retriever
  • Description: “Foster to Adopt. 2-year-old Jacqui is athletic and outgoing. She has lots of energy and loves to play. She’s looking…” Learn more

  • Name: Woodhouse
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Traveling4paws, Cranford, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Large, Male, Labrador Retriever Hound Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “MEET Woodhouse! 1/31 update: Please note, we are looking for adopters who currently have outgoing, socialized dogs for this pup…” Learn more

  • Name: Cyril Figgus
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Traveling4paws, Cranford, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Large, Male, Labrador Retriever Hound Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “MEET Cyril Figgus! 1/31 update: Please note, we are looking for adopters who currently have outgoing, socialized dogs for this…” Learn more

  • Name: Sterling Archer
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Traveling4paws, Cranford, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Large, Male, Labrador Retriever Hound Mix
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “MEET Sterling Archer! 1/31 update: Please note, we are looking for adopters who currently have outgoing, socialized dogs for this…” Learn more

  • Name: Ace
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Best Friend Dog And Animal Adoption Inc, P.O Box 335, Cranford, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Border Collie
  • Good With: Kids and dogs
  • Description: “If your application is a possible match, a volunteer will get back to you within 48 hrs. No inquiries, please,…” Learn more

  • Name: Mary Celeste
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: S Dot Ar Dot A Inc, 119 South Ave, Garwood, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair Tabby Mix
  • Description: “Mary Celeste was adopted 7 years ago along with her son Vito. They have not been apart since. Mary is…” Learn more

  • Name: Vito
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: S Dot Ar Dot A Inc, 119 South Ave, Garwood, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, Domestic Short Hair Tabby Mix
  • Description: “Vito is Mary Celeste’s son. A bit on the timid side til he knows you. Very bonded to Mommy. They…” Learn more

  • Name: Luca
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Meows Kitty Cat Rescue Inc, West Orange, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Luca was found outside and homeless with a nasty gash to his neck. But this boy is a lover, not…” Learn more

  • Name: Fossie
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: West Orange Tnvr, West Orange, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Fossie is a gorgeous female DSH tabby cat who is looking for her forever home! Do you have room in…” Learn more

  • Name: Emme
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: West Orange Tnvr, West Orange, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Emme is a gorgeous female DSH torbico cat who is looking for her forever home! Do you have room in…” Learn more

  • Name: Milkshake and French Fry
  • Species: Rabbit
  • Location: Willys Wabbits, Hillside, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, Florida White English Spot Mix
  • Description: “Hi everyone we are the dynamic brother and sister duo named Milkshake and French Fry. We were rescued a few…” Learn more

  • Name: Cindy Lou
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Miss Pats Cats, East Orange, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, American Shorthair
  • Description: “Cindy Lou is a very friendly kitty. She was rescued in East Orange, with her only surviving kitten Frosty, cold…” Learn more

  • Name: Merrick Hazel – adoption pending
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Friends With Four Paws, Caldwell, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Schnauzer Shih Tzu Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Hi, my name is Merrick. I am 6lbs(will be bigger fully grown), 2 months old, schnauzer/shih tzu/beagl mix with maybe…” Learn more

  • Name: Poppie – adoption pending
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Friends With Four Paws, Caldwell, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Female, Terrier Chihuahua Mix
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “Meet Poppie! Poppie is around 1-2 year old female Chihuahua/Terrier mix. She is very very sweet girl, gets along with…” Learn more

  • Name: Duke -adoption pending
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Friends With Four Paws, Caldwell, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Large, Male, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Meet Duke! Duke is a 1 to 2-year-old Labrador retriever and golden retriever mix. He is a very very sweet…” Learn more

  • Name: Bubbles
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Cameron Animal Hospital Not A Shelter, Cameron Animal Hospital, Montclair, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Bubbles has had a rough life, but you would never know it based on her sweet personality. She is a…” Learn more

  • Name: Jamie
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Cameron Animal Hospital Not A Shelter, Cameron Animal Hospital, Montclair, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Jamie is a sweet, quiet boy, who just wants a home and family of his own. Originally adopted more than…” Learn more

  • Name: Huey
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Cameron Animal Hospital Not A Shelter, Cameron Animal Hospital, Montclair, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair Tabby Mix
  • Good With: Kids
  • Description: “Huey and Dewey are bonded sisters. When they were found with their brother, their kitten cries sounded like baby birds…” Learn more

  • Name: Boots
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Cameron Animal Hospital Not A Shelter, Cameron Animal Hospital, Montclair, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Boots is a big, round teddy bear, who loves to get his belly rubbed. (It can make it hard to…” Learn more

  • Name: Dewey
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Cameron Animal Hospital Not A Shelter, Cameron Animal Hospital, Montclair, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair Tiger Mix
  • Good With: Kids
  • Description: “Dewey and Huey are bonded sisters. When they were found with their brother, their kitten cries sounded like baby birds…” Learn more

  • Name: Confetti
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Montclair Township Animal Shelter, 77 North Willow St, Montclair, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Confetti and Creampuff are still learning to live with people. They are very independent cats, but over time they could…” Learn more

  • Name: High Five
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Montclair Township Animal Shelter, 77 North Willow St, Montclair, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “High Five and Buddy III are a bonded pair of cats and must be adopted together. They are a fun…” Learn more

  • Name: Waldo
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Montclair Township Animal Shelter, 77 North Willow St, Montclair, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, Domestic Short Hair
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  • Name: Rae
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Daps Animals, Bloomfield, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Rae is JUST IN from an unpredictable life on the street. She must have been somebody’s pet, because she’s JUST…” Learn more

  • Name: Lucas
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: S Dot Ar Dot A Inc, 1515 Rt 22 Watchung, Gillette, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, Domestic Short Hair Tabby Mix
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Lucas came from a home with other cats. He is currently in a foster home alone and he is thriving….” Learn more

  • Name: Ivan
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Paws Montclair, Montclair, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Medium, Male, Domestic Short Hair
  • Description: “Romeo’s family is looking due to health issues and allergies. He’s a 14 year old male tuxedo – he is…” Learn more

  • Name: Stella
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Bloomfield Animal Shelter John A Bukowski Shelter For Animals, 61 Bukowski Place, Bloomfield, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “Stella is our newest cat available for adoption! This sweet & petite beauty is ready for her Furever Home! Stella…” Learn more

  • Name: Zara – Available at AHS in Newark https://www.ahscares.org/ContentPage/5361
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Smitten By Kittens, P.O. Box 324, Morristown, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Tabby
  • Description: “This is a cross post, do not contact Smitten By Kittens, we do not have Zara. https://www.ahscares.org/ContentPage/5361 If you are…” Learn more

  • Name: Velvet
  • Species: Cat
  • Location: Smitten By Kittens, P.O. Box 324, Morristown, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Female, Domestic Short Hair
  • Good With: Cats
  • Description: “*** NO cat is hypoallergenic! If you are allergic to cats, don’t adopt one! *** This gorgeous Blue-grey kitten is…” Learn more

  • Name: Scrappy
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Friends With Four Paws, Belleville, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Medium, Male, German Shepherd Dog Labrador Retriever Mix
  • Description: “Meet Scrappy! Scrappy is 3 1/2-year-old female German Shepherd/Labrador Retriever mix. She’s a little scared at first but is house…” Learn more

  • Name: Smoky
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Friends With Four Paws, Belleville, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Senior, Small, Female, Yorkshire Terrier Schnauzer Mix
  • Description: “Meet Smoky (she is the mama of a bonded pair)**** Smoky and Angel are a bonded mother and son that…” Learn more

  • Name: Angel
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Friends With Four Paws, Belleville, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Small, Male, Pug Terrier Mix
  • Description: “Meet Angel (he is part of bonded pair) Smoky and Angel are a bonded mother and son that came to…” Learn more

  • Name: Mary muller- adoption pending
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Friends With Four Paws, Belleville, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Shih Tzu Terrier Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Hi, my name is mary, I am 31/2 months old, shih tzu/terrier mix with maybe some super mutt thrown in…” Learn more

  • Name: Joe Cali
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Friends With Four Paws, Belleville, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Large, Male, English Bulldog Boston Terrier Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Joe cali is a male, 10 week old 16lbs (will be larger fully grown) 1/4 English bulldog 1/4 Boston terrier…” Learn more

  • Name: Paisley – adoption pending
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Friends With Four Paws, Belleville, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Young, Small, Female, Brussels Griffon Pug Mix
  • Description: “Meet Paisley! She is a one-year-old Brussels Griffin/Pug mix (yes she has been DNA tested) and weighs around 10lbs. Paisley…” Learn more

  • Name: Luke S
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Friends With Four Paws, Belleville, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Medium, Male, Australian Cattle Dog / Blue Heeler
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Hi, my name is Luke S, I am 20lbs (I will be bigger when fullygrown), about 6 months old. I…” Learn more

  • Name: Paul Muller – adoption pending
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Friends With Four Paws, Belleville, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Shih Tzu Terrier Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Hi, my name is Paul, I am 31/2 months old, shih tzu/terrier mix with maybe some super mutt thrown in…” Learn more

  • Name: Brindy Cali
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Friends With Four Paws, Belleville, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Large, Female, English Bulldog Boston Terrier Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Brindy cali is a female, 10 week old 16lbs (will be larger fully grown) 1/4 English bulldog 1/4 Boston terrier…” Learn more

  • Name: Silas Hazel – adoption pending
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Friends With Four Paws, Belleville, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Schnauzer Shih Tzu Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Hi, my name is Silas, I am 5lbs(will be bigger fully grown), 2 months old, schnauzer/shih tzu/beagl mix with maybe…” Learn more

  • Name: Armani Hazel – adoption pending
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Friends With Four Paws, Belleville, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Schnauzer Shih Tzu Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Hi, my name is armani I am 4.2bs(will be bigger fully grown), 2 months old, schnauzer/shih tzu/beagl mix with maybe…” Learn more

  • Name: Hazel – adoption pending
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Friends With Four Paws, Belleville, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Medium, Female, Schnauzer
  • Description: “Meet Hazel! Hazel is a 3 to 4-year-old female schnauzer supermutt mix. She is about 30 pounds and she just…” Learn more

  • Name: Snow Hazel – adoption pending
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Friends With Four Paws, Belleville, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Schnauzer Shih Tzu Mix
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “Hi, my name is Snow, I am 5lbs(will be bigger fully grown), 2 months old, schnauzer/shih tzu/beagl mix with maybe…” Learn more

  • Name: Summit Hazel – adoption pending
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Friends With Four Paws, Belleville, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Male, Schnauzer Shih Tzu Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Hi, my name is Summit, I am 5lbs(will be bigger fully grown), 2 months old, schnauzer/shih tzu/beagl mix with maybe…” Learn more

  • Name: Sienna Hazel – adoption pending
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Friends With Four Paws, Belleville, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Schnauzer Shih Tzu Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Hi, my name is Sienna. I am 6lbs(will be bigger fully grown), 2 months old, schnauzer/shih tzu/beagl mix with maybe…” Learn more

  • Name: Sophie Hazel – adoption pending
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Friends With Four Paws, Belleville, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Shih Tzu Schnauzer Mix
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Hi, my name is Sophie, I am 5lbs(will be bigger fully grown), 2 months old, schnauzer/shih tzu/beagl mix with maybe…” Learn more

  • Name: Gumball
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Friends With Four Paws, Belleville, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Adult, Large, Male, Labrador Retriever
  • Good With: Dogs and cats
  • Description: “Meet Gumball! Gumball is a 4-6-year-old 72# Labrador retriever. He is a loving dog that is very obedient and only…” Learn more

  • Name: Daisy S
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Friends With Four Paws, Belleville, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Australian Cattle Dog / Blue Heeler
  • Good With: Kids, dogs and cats
  • Description: “Hi, my name is Daisy S, I am 20lbs, about 6 months old. I am a blue heeler/Australian cattle dog…” Learn more

  • Name: Gabby -adoption pending
  • Species: Dog
  • Location: Friends With Four Paws, Belleville, NJ
  • Age, Size, Sex, Breed: Baby, Small, Female, Anatolian Shepherd Australian Shepherd Mix
  • Good With: Dogs
  • Description: “Meet Gabby! Gabby is around 8-12 months old and weighs 65 pounds. We believe she is an Anatolian Shepherd/Australian Shepherd…” Learn more