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"People speak sometimes about the "bestial" cruelty of man, but that is terribly unjust and offensive to beasts, no animal could ever be so cruel as a man, so artfully, so artistically cruel."
Who We Are
~ The Plainfield
Area Humane Society is a private 501(c)3 non-profit organization,
governed by a Board of Trustees.
~ We have been in
continuous operation since 1933.
~ Our income comes
from donations, animal control service contracts, adoption fees,
fund-raisers, bequests, grants and corporate gifts.
~ In addition to
caring for and rehabilitating stray, abandoned and unwanted animals,
PAHS provides programs on pet care and responsible ownership for scout,
church, business and library groups by appointment and at no charge.
These programs cover the social, health and humane aspects of living
and wild animals in our urban and suburban communities.
~ To find a loving
home for every homeless pet.
That all pets have a permanent home to live their lives in comfort.
value the life of every animal entrusted to our care.
~ We value our
employees, who give so much in caring for abandoned animals.
~ We value our
volunteers and supporters, who generously contribute
their time and resources to our mission.
~ We value our role
in the community, eliciting change in the way animals
are perceived and treated.
perform animal control services to keep homeless pets off the streets.
~ We use mandatory
spay/neuter to reduce pet overpopulation.
~ We microchip every
adoptee so that if lost they may find their way home.
~ We promote
responsible pet ownership through community outreach
There is always a selection of animals available for adoption. Potential adopters are required
to fill out applications which may take up to one week to process.
Cats are spayed/neutered, tested for feline leukemia and feline AIDS, have their distemper and rabies vaccinations and are microchipped. Kittens are now altered as early as 8 weeks.
All cats and kittens - $150
Dogs are spayed/neutered, tested for heartworm, have their distemper, parvo
and rabies vaccinations and are microchipped. Puppies are now altered as early as 8 weeks.
All dogs and puppies - $250 Adults over 5 years old - $175
75 Rock Ave
Plainfield, NJ 07063
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Tues, Wed - 12-5 pm
Thursday - 12-6 pm
Friday - 12-4 pm
Saturday - 12-3 pm
Sunday - 12-2 pm
Closed on Mondays and all legal holidays
Map to the shelter