The ASSOCIATED HUMANE SOCIETIES Newark Branch recently released a STATEMENT saying the board of directors would implement reforms at the shelter after two rescues say they received dogs in skeletal conditions from the facility and one of them died ACCORDING TO NJ.COM
The Associated Humane Societies is the largest animal sheltering system in New Jersey and operates three shelters which are located in Newark, Forked River, and Tinton Falls.
“We will invite a representative from the New Jersey Department of Health’s Office of Veterinary Health to participate in this process to be fully transparent and provide our organization with their feedback. Additionally, in the spirit of transparency, accountability, and community building, we will invite a panel of local rescue groups familiar with our operation to tour the facility and assist us with our mutual goals.”
ASSOCIATED HUMANE SOCIETIES – NEWARK SHELTER
124 Evergreen Avenue
Newark, NJ 07114
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