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        & RESCUE

Beagle Puppy

The NJ Humane Society is proud to be a No-Kill shelter with the goal of finding good, safe, loving homes for all of the animals in our care.


Please call and schedule a visit to meet all of the wonderful dogs & cats who are in need of furr-ever homes today!

Our friendly and knowledgable team is happy to answer any questions that you have, and work hard to make every adoption process a great one.


We'll see you soon!

Ginger Cat

We appreciate all of the donations made to our shelter. All monetary donations go directly towards our expansion project & the care of our animals. Pet supply donations are also very important and make a huge difference.


Dog & cat food, towels, bowls, kitty litter, paper towels etc. Please see our Donate Page for more information and check out our Amazon Wishlist for a full list of needed items. Please feel free to share with friends & family as well!

Our animals Thank You!

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NJ Humane Society dedicates its service to "Protect and Rescue"

stray and domesticated animals across Hudson County

and Northern New Jersey.

About Us

NJ Humane Society


Alexander Saavedra

Alex Saavedra has over 35 years of criminal, civil, and regulatory investigative experience. Alex was a Commissioned New Jersey State Detective whose experience included Deputy Chief, New Jersey State Detectives, Supervising Detective Sergeant, First Grade, and Certified Police Instructor: New Jersey State Police Training Commission over a 12 year period.


He is a Licensed Private Investigator, Licensed Bounty Hunter, and Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist and has conducted numerous Animal Cruelty Investigations during the course of his career.


Alex is now proud to be a part of the NJ Humane Society's mission to Protect & Rescue animals in our & surrounding New Jersey communities.

NJHS Animal Control & Rescue Team 


Lisa Menendez


Lisa Menendez is the Animal Control & Rescue Team Supervisor at NJ Humane Society. Lisa has over 20 years of experience in the field, including the location & rescue of abandoned sick and injured animals. She has led the coordination of numerous animal rescues in hoarding cases, and works together with veterinarians for the care of injured, sick and abandoned animals. 


Lisa also has extensive experience partnering with local municipalities, county & state police organizations, and rescue organizations for the common goal of Animal Protection & Rescue. 


The NJ Humane Society offers a variety of Animal Services.


Pet Adoption

  • Dogs

  • Cats

  • Foster An Animal In Need

  • Volunteer Opportunities

  • No-Kill Shelter

  • Donate:


Our shelter is truly gratful for all donations made by our community to help care for these animals in need. Thank you for your continued support in these efforts!

Control & Rescue

  • Animal Cruelty Investigation & Enforcement

  • Abuse/Neglect Complaints

  • Emergency Response

  • Stray Rescue

  • Removal of Dangerous Animals

  • Feral Cat Rescue

  • Pet Redemption

  • Removal of Dead Animals from Public Property

  • The Handling of All Species of Domestic and Wild Animals.

  • Compassionate Removal of Deceased Pets

  • Removal of Wildlife from Habitable Areas



  • Low Cost Spay/Neuter

  • Low Cost Rabies Vaccinations

  • Low Cost Micro Chipping

  • Low Cost Veterinary Services


If you are in need of any of our services please don't hesitate to call for

more information and a full list of services available:


Come Meet Our Furry Friends!

Contact Us Today


6412 Dewey Ave.

West New York, New Jersey 07093



We look forward to meeting you soon!


We're happy to answer any questions that you have about our Adoption Process or Animal Control & Rescue Services.


Please email us today and a team member will be in touch with you soon!

Thank you for your message! We will be in touch soon! You can also call us at (201) 758-7788.

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