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Posted on: February 9, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Find your furr-ever friend this Valentine’s Day

GC-Social-Valentines Pet Adoption

(Clayton, NJ)—Director Frank J. DiMarco has announced that the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners will sponsor free adoptions beginning February 11 through February 15 at the Gloucester County Animal Shelter. 

Director Frank J. DiMarco said, “Even our animals are looking for their special someone on Valentine’s Day. We have plenty of great animals looking for their forever homes and we’re hoping this event helps connect some residents with animals that just need a little extra love this Valentine’s Day.”

Director DiMarco is liaison to the Gloucester County Animal Shelter and says that the shelter is hoping to find the animals at the shelter great homes.

Frank with Brandy  frank and lyla  

“On a day made to celebrate loved ones and promote love, we encourage residents to extend that love to the animals in our shelter who have plenty of love to give,” added Director DiMarco.

Director DiMarco stopped by the shelter to meet some of the animals available for adoption, including Brandy (dog) and Lyla (cat)!

Adoption hours at the shelter are:

Monday 8:00 a.m.­– 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday 8:00 a.m.– 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday 8:00 a.m.– 6:00 p.m.

Thursday 8:00 a.m.– 6:00 p.m.

Friday 8:00 a.m.– 4:30 p.m.

Saturday 8:00 a.m.– 4:30 p.m.

Sunday­ Closed

An approved application is not required to walk through the kennel. Still, we encourage you to fill an application out prior to arrival just in case you would like to meet an animal available for adoption. Fill out the pre-adoption application on our website. 

The Gloucester County Animal Shelter is located at 1200 North Delsea Drive in Clayton. For more information call (856) 881-2828.

Here are some more animals looking for their forever homes:


Scrappy- 5 month old, female


Groot- 3 year old, male


Karl- 3 year old, male


Chomper- 8 year old, male

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