How much does Shelter Buddy cost?

Become a Shelter Buddy for as little as ten dollars a month—about the cost of a couple of fancy coffees.

Does St Huberts euthanize?

Hubert’s may perform euthanasia. All euthanasia, whether on domestic or wild animals, is performed by certified personnel in accordance with accepted veterinary practice and New Jersey State law. Any animal euthanized by St. Hubert’s is cremated off-site at a state licensed animal crematory.

What do volunteers do at shelters?

Shelters need volunteers to clean cages, fill water or food bowls, provide company to the animals, walk the dogs, play with the cats, do training and socialization, and more.

Why do shelters euthanize dogs?

Overpopulation. The most obvious reason for euthanasia in animal shelters is also the most preventable. They have to make the heartbreaking decision to euthanize less adoptable pets to make room for the never-ending influx of unwanted animals. 7.6 million pets are taken to U.S. shelters annually.

How many dogs are in NJ?

New Jersey ranks 39th in the nation. The dog population in our state is 1.7 million.

Does a dog feel pain when euthanized?

Finally, the euthanasia solution is injected into your pet’s vein, where it rapidly travels throughout the body. Within seconds, your dog will become unconscious, experiencing no pain or suffering.

Can you have a pet deer in NJ?

Can I have a pet deer? A. No. Deer are a Potentially Dangerous Wildlife Species and Individual Hobby Permits are not issued for such species.

What can you do for St Hubert’s animal shelter?

Shifts are available every day from 8:30 to 11:30 AM. Assist with laundry, make enrichment treats for the dogs, or sort donations, all important ways to support our staff every afternoon. Volunteers 18 or older can assist with cage cleaning and the care of our most vulnerable shelter residents in the neonatal intensive care unit.

How old do you have to be to volunteer at St Hubert’s?

Teens can volunteer in non-animal handling roles beginning at age 16; some positions are reserved for volunteers who are 18 years old or older. Assist staff with morning cleaning in the cattery or kennels. This critical, and rewarding, position is an essential part of caring for the animals. Shifts are available every day from 8:30 to 11:30 AM.

What do Adoption Counselors do at St Hubert’s?

Adoption counselors look forward to chatting with you about your individual preferences and arranging a “meet and greet” visitation with the many wonderful pets waiting to begin their lives anew. We are here to assist in making a match that will endure and will be mutually satisfying to both pet and human guardian.