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Associated Humane Societies, Inc. (Newark, Tinton Falls, Forked River, Union) The City Of Hoboken contracts with AHS for animal control services, so all stray animals and injured wildlife found in Hoboken are taken to AHS's Newark shelter. AHS, founded in 1906, is a full-service humane society and the largest animal shelter system in NJ. They operate four animal care centers and Popcorn Park Zoo, a sanctuary for injured, ill, exploited, abused, abandoned, and elderly wildlife, birds, exotic, and farm animals. AHS also publishes The Humane News, the largest humane magazine in the world, helps prosecute animal cruelty cases, and promotes protective legislation. Click here for AHS's current pet lists. Shelter Locations:

* Newark (Essex County): 124 Evergreen Ave. - just off Rt. 1 & 9, near Newark Liberty Airport; Adoption center open daily, 12noon - 6pm. (973) 824-7080.

* Tinton Falls (Monmouth County): 2960 Shafto Road, on Route 547. (732) 922-0100.

* Forked River (Ocean County): Humane Way at Lacey Road. (609) 693-1900

* Union (Union County): Jefferson Ave., off Rt. 22 East. (908) 810-1663.


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