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Voting in this year’s Top Dog 2021 Contest has ended. The winner will be announced on this website after April 1 and in the May 2021 issue of New Jersey Monthly.
We were turned down by several agencies due to our age. We even went through home inspections to be turned down for not having the experience with the type of breed they had. Then along came Bailey. She was only 2 pounds when we got her. We slowly noticed her ability to follow commands. We... Read more
Henry Theodore Bruno is two and a half years old and from Long Island, New York! He is a shitzu yorkie mix and has the cutest little underbite. Henry LOVES to play fetch, take a bike ride on the boardwalk, and to go for long walks. He prefers to stay warm and bundled in the latest coats an... Read more
Like her namesake, Vixen arrived Christmas Eve and quickly stole our hearts. 6 weeks, many tests & a surgery later we discovered liver disease. We faced the awful decision to put her down & explain to our 3 kids they were losing their new love. The next morning by some miracle she came ... Read more
Truman is 2 years old. He loves to run in the woods and wrestle with his friends. He is the sweetest, smartest dog I have ever met and is loved by everyone who knows him.
Sammy the wiener dog is the newest puppy bachelor at the Jersey Shore. This long-haired Dapple Dachshund was born on his humans' wedding day. Nicknamed Sam Jam, he enjoys adventures, snackies, bark boxes, and making people smile on TikTok and Instagram: @wienerdogsam.
My name is Salem. In April, at the beginning of the Covid pandemic, my humans Bob and Cindy rescued me from a shelter in Georgia. The day after I arrived at my new home in Boonton Township, Bob took me on a steep trail. Because I had not yet learned walking manners, I suddenly pulled hi... Read more
Lance is a 6 month old Yorky who loves everyone. He’s a people puppy. He loves to play and enjoys living at the shore. He loves the beach and sunsets. He enjoys walks, playing fetch, and napping in the sunlight, wherever he finds it. He works in the parish office, greeting visitors, ... Read more
Hi, My name is Cassius ("Cash"). I am a one-year-old German Pinscher mix recently adopted from Southern Comfort Rescue in Georgia. While I used to be a stray, I now enjoy sleeping on fluffy beds, going for long walks in the countryside, and playing with my friends at doggy daycare. My typi... Read more
Brody is a fun loving, adorable pup that loves to cuddle. He enjoys playing with children and dogs of all sizes, hiking, digging holes in the sand and smelling the fresh air. His favorites include getting brushed, watching wildlife outside, bounding in the snow, taking daily walks around... Read more
Otis was only about eight weeks old when he was found wandering the streets of Houston, Texas. Some nice person brought him to a local shelter. He was then transferred to a shelter in the New York City area, where he was adopted by the Thomas family. Otis is the ultimate cuddler. He is sup... Read more
I'm Didi and I'm 7 months old. I am loved by my new family! I'm really friendly and loveable and super playful!
Hello, I’m Murphy! I’m a 7 year old lab mix. I was rescued when I was just 4 months old, and now I live the best life! My favorite thing to do is spend the summer in Long Beach Island with my family.
When we first met Riley at 7 weeks old the breeder told us he has quite a personality. We found out soon enough that was breeder language for he is a handful! He is 10 months old and still has incredible puppy energy but he is the sweetest dog you could ask for.
Sapphire is a a 40 pound, 10-month-old Border Collie/Labrador Mix, also known as a “Borador”. We adopted her from a rescue, as a young puppy. We kept her name Sapphire because, her family was named after gems. Her mother’s name is Diamond, and her siblings were Onyx, Crystal, and Emerald. ... Read more
Amber, a free spirit, enjoys traveling, and spending the day at the beach. When not chasing balls with her four legged friends, Amber loves working at home with mom, taking long walks and snuggling in front of a warm fire after a ruff day.
We want to come back in our next lives as Sammy. From playtime to snuggle time to ANY mealtime, Sammy lives one exceptional life! The only thing he loves more than his parents is food, bully sticks, armpit scratches and more food! He jumps off the couch each evening at 5:30 and stares us d... Read more
Bugsy is a Boston Terrier and Pug, known as a BUG. He turned one in January and has boundless energy and curiosity. His antics are never-ending—stealing shoes, devouring socks, eating toilet paper, stealing household items that are off limits, and nursing his family back to health from ill... Read more
Archie is 6 years old and a loving, loyal companion to all members of our family. His job is to rid our backyard of all animals, but especially chipmunks, squirrels, rabbits, birds and, God forbid, cats or other dogs. He takes his job very seriously and constantly patrols the perimeter of ... Read more
My name is Turner! I am 2 years old and I am a russell terrier and beagle mix. I live in Montclair and I am a rescue from Tennessee. I am a very clever and sweet dog. If doggy soccer were a real sport, I would be a star forward and an outstanding goal keeper!
“Addie” is a 7-month-old Lab who has explored the beaches of NJ to the mountains of NJ in her short time. Here she is seen exploring the beaches, collecting shells!
Shayleigh Charvat is a very adorable and energetic eleven-year-old Cairn Terrier from Wayne, New Jersey. She keeps her neighborhood safe by sitting in the window of her house and keeping watch in case of trouble. If she sees a mailman, a truck, or even another dog loose, she'll make sure ... Read more
Meet Chief, a fun-loving Brittany Spaniel who loves to go on long hikes, play fetch and, above all, play in the snow! Chief is nearly 8 months old, has a lot of energy and hails from Freehold, Monmouth County.
Zeus is a 9-year-old German Shepherd with a heart made of gold. He nurtures his stuffed animal ‘family’ and shows his loyalty and love to his human family every minute of the day. He thrives to please us in any way he can. He lives for praise and to hear that he’s a ‘good boy.’ He's loyal,... Read more
Hi! My name is Gracie Mae the Newf, also known as The Queen. I adore the cold weather, and love to spend time laying on the porch, even when it's snowing! My favorite thing to do is go to work with my mom. She works in the fruit and produce industry and I get to visit the blueberry farms. ... Read more
"Reggie's Farm Life: Taking Life In, One Sunbeam at a Time." --> Six-year-old Reggie is our first boxer. Typically owners of German Shepherds, we had no idea of the intense emotional connection that we would experience with Reggie. Reggie hugs with both front paws curled around our necks,... Read more
Hi, I’m Nyle! I am about 9 months old and I am a happy boy! I have one blue eye and one brown eye, but they both work the same. I love my momma and licking all hooman faces. I also love going to the park to play with furriends and to get pets from all the pawrents. My career goal is to be ... Read more
Juniper has been a part of our family since November 2019! She is a very energetic pup that loves social events and wants to be the life of the party. She enjoys long walks, whether it is at the park, or receiving countless compliments from her fellow neighbors (and dogs too). She has b... Read more
Winston is a loving, 22-month-old Shih Tzu with an infectious personality. He loves to be chauffeured around to his long walks in the park and to the many dog parks where he meets many new friends. He lives happily with his four humans and three furry friends (cats), who all share the hous... Read more
We got Levon from Home for Good Dogs in Berkeley Heights three years ago. He was a stray down South, skinny as a dirt farmer, hence his name (after Levon Helm). He is such a good, happy dog. Very smart, loves people, cautious around other dogs until he gets to know them. Best Levon story i... Read more