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Animal Control


Free Rabies Clinic

Wayne Township is holding a free Rabies Clinic on Sun., Nov. 12 at Capt. Kilroy Memorial Park from 9am to 12pm.

Wayne Animal Shelter

201 Pompton Plains Crossroads (Jackson Ave Extension)
Wayne, NJ 07470

WE care for them until YOU do!

Some of these animals have spent way too many holidays at the Wayne Animal Shelter and they’re all dreaming of being part of a loving family. If you’ve been thinking of adopting, then why not stop by the Shelter soon. Who knows, you just may be the one to make a homeless animal’s dream come true. Don’t linger another minute…your newest family member is waiting, especially for you.

The shelter will be open by appointment until further notice.

For more information, visit the Wayne Animal Shelter at 201 Pompton Plains Crossroads, just off Rte. 23 at the Jackson Road Exit.

Adoption Hours:
Tues. & Thurs. 6:00 to 8:00 PM
Wed. 12:00 to 3:00 PM and
Sat. 12:00 to 4:00 PM or
by appointment call 973-694-0767

The Shelter would like to serve as your community resource for pets.  Adoption Counselors are available to determine which of our pets meets your needs and will make the right fit for you and your family.  Please review and complete our Adoption ApplicationPlease note: If you rent, you will need to bring your lease stating it is ok to have pets.

The Shelter is dedicated to providing for the humane treatment of dogs, cats in the Township of Wayne and to stimulate the public’s awareness of and interest in the growth, improvement, and development of the Wayne Animal Shelter and its community programs.
Each year the Shelter cares for the lives of almost 1,000 animals through its aggressive adoption, spay/neuter, community outreach, and humane education programs.
We depend upon charitable donations to care for the helpless pets that come through our doors.  Your donations, funds, needed supplies, or volunteer services are critical to our success.