View the Entries in this year’s Cutest Pet Contest
Papi began his life on the streets of Hillsborough, NJ. He has deformed elbows, a harelip, a broken tail and is missing a digit on one paw. He is 3 years old and is a playfull, loving little man. He is an ambassador for animal rescue and has begun to raise money for shelter animals with hi... Read more
Timmy was a stray off the streets when I took him in at 4 months old. He is almost 8 now. He is scared of most people but loves his older brother and younger sister. He is a big purrer and cuddled.
This is Stark. He is 1 1/2 years old and loves to play, especially in the snow! He loves to give kisses to everyone he meets. Stark loves to get belly rubs and snuggle. He truly is the most loving dog and brings happiness to everyone he meets. He is the mayor of our complex.
Jayla was found abandoned in a box with her family in downtown Newark. Sadly, her brother didn't survive, but her sister, mother and father were taken to St. Hubert's Animal Shelter in Madison. Right away, her parents were adopted, leaving the two girl puppies. Our veterinarian, who he... Read more
My name is Lola I was born on a farm in Winslow, NJ. I'm 10 months old and love long walks on the beach! I enjoy meeting all kinds of animals! I love to protect, serve and be apart of every activity! I love sticks and learning all the new tricks!
Bronx is a rescue from The Bronx. He loves to smile, give kisses, cuddle, sleep in funny positions, and lay on your lap like he’s the size of a chihuahua. He’s beaten cancer twice and will be 12 years old on January 23rd.
Cooper is a fun loving 1 year old Shih Tzu who resides in Hazlet, NJ. Cooper is the youngest in our family and takes full advantage with her take charge attitude and adorable face! She hasn’t met a cookie or toy she doesn’t like. She loves going for walks and meeting new people and anim... Read more
Marlowe hangs out in downtown Clinton, New Jersey where she is a celebrity. Marlowe’s day job is catching squirrels and chipmunks who raid her people’s garden. Red foxes desire her, but after she barks a high-pitched shiba scream ( unique to shibas ) they scamper!
Annie is a real Jersey Girl who can't resist her favorite food, pizza. Her hobbies include chasing sticks and begging for belly rubs. Look out or she will steal your buttered roll, your favorite flip flops, and your heart.
CA$H is a 3 year old shih tzu who we rescued from Kentucky last summer. He is often mistaken for an ewok. . .but he's not.
This is our sweet boy Bear ♥️🐻! He is just a little guy and he has stolen our hearts. Bear is three months old, super cuddly and kind. Our family had wanted to get a dog but we waited until the time was right. Cate and Carlie, Bear’s human sisters, had to be ready and at 10 and 12 years... Read more
When you take your dog for a walk in the park, through a nursing home, or the occasional stroll in the Mall at Short Hills, and men, women, and children alike, consistently stop you with a big smile on their face, asking if they can pet her because they think she is so precious and playful... Read more
Hi, I'm Henley! I am so friendly that everyone in the area calls me the mayor; I am a real people lover! I love rolling around on my back spinning circles in dry grass and in the snow. My toys make me happy; I carry one up to bed with me every night. I even sleep with my paw in my mout... Read more
Gary is gregarious! He’s a 10 month old kitten adopted with his sister Lynda from JerseyCats in Jersey City. Gary loves to play, especially with anything orange.
Annie is 14 year old loyal, friendly, loving dog. She was a constant companion to her owner while recuperating from a broken shoulder. She always brought a smile to the situation.
I was born in Howell, NJ (http://www.picadilliebostons.com/index.html) in May 2009. My step-brother, Morgan, was dying of canine cancer, but he helped me for the first two months of my life in Bridgewater, NJ. I am a certified Emotional Support Animal and my cross-country friend is Chopper... Read more
We rescued Moose in August of 2009 from Old Bridge Animal Shelter. He was 79lbs, had parasites, and fly bites on his ears. They estimated his age to be approx 2 years old. He was anxious and scared of loud noises and long sticks. He has come a long way since then now a senior dog, happy, ... Read more
Scooter is the friendliest, sweetest dog. He wants to befriend everyone - people, dogs, other animals - anything that moves 🤣. We picked him because he had the “waggiest” tail in his liter and 8 years later he still has a crazy waggy (like a helicopter!) tail, adorable underbite and swe... Read more
Peter is a year old. He was rescued from Poor Paws rescue by my daughter. As my daughter said “Pete rescued her”. My daughter suffers from a painful debilitating auto immune disease called Scleroderma. Peter has made a huge difference in her life. Peter is kind, loving and playful. He brin... Read more
Gabriel, Gabbie, all 7 pounds of him, is the ultimate alpha male. As you can see in the photo, he is in control of the TV remote. He chases all cars and trucks, the bigger the better. His favorite ball is red and very squeaky. Gabbie's best friend is Delilah, a little Lhasa Apso that liv... Read more
This cutie is a rescue from Korea. Uno and his family were found living underneath a shipping container in South Korea with little protection or chances of survival. Thanks to Korean K9 and BFA World rescuers, they were brought to our shelter and properly vetted. Uno’s siblings have all be... Read more
This is Blue, our two year old Golden Retriever whose favorite things are playing fetch with his dad and swimming in the backyard. Blue loves being a part of our family and sleeps next to us every night. He’s also a great big brother to our other Golden, Birdie!
This is Birdie. She is a Golden Retriever and the sweetest dog we’ve ever known. She loves to snuggle and run around with her brother, Blue (also a Golden). She doesn’t have a mean bone in her body and is everyone’s best friend!
Beautiful Henry was adopted from RBARI at 5 months old. He’s so handsome we named him after Prince Henry (Harry). He is a joy, a love and friendly to everyone. But Mayhem is his middle name! There isn’t much around he hasn’t knocked down! He is now 4 years old, and such a wonderful, jo... Read more
Sweet Rusty was adopted from our vet’s office at 8 weeks. He is now 7 and such a wonderful boy. Although very shy, he loves his younger brother and always behaves(except in his carrier). What joy he brings to our home.
Kandikane did not believe she was a dog. Her view on life is she is a tiny human and very smart
Russell is a Havapoo.(Havanese Poodle Mix) Russell was born on August 9, 2014 and is 5 years young. He is laid back, super friendly and loves the beach. The first week we had Russell he had his first beach experience on Long Beach Island and immediately fell in love. Russel has a home in O... Read more
This is our wonderful Arnold. We adopted him from Recycle Best Friends in Nashville Tennessee. He is simply wonderful. The volunteers at RBF do an incredible job rescuing dogs & cats who are literally tossed out car windows into ditches . Arnold was one of them at 1 month old. He is mostly... Read more
Finn & Rey are the latest of our ferret furbabies. They were named after Star Wars characters. They are very active & love to wrestle and chase each other around the house and through their tunnel system. They are also very mischievous - opening cabinet doors, climbing on furniture, and... Read more
Hi! My name is Gunter and I am a retired research beagle. My pawrents rescued me about a year ago, and now I'm living my best life ever! I have enjoyed exploring the great state of NJ to places such as Asbury Park and Cape May.