On July 9th, St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center and partner shelters in four states welcomed 133 small dogs to New Jersey from five shelters in southern California to help ease overcrowding from wildfires and high intake. The dogs arrived at Morristown Airport through a California based operation, "Wings of Rescue." There are Doxie mixes, Chihuahuas and mixes, wire coated cuties, Poodle types and furry, fluffy little guys and girls all 20 lbs and under! Together with our east coast placement partners, we're able to widen the safety net for these adorable at-risk animals by moving them to areas where loving homes await!  

In addition to the medical services/spay/neuter we always provide pets prior to adoption, it cost about $125 for each dog to board the airlift. We need our community's assistance to continue to respond to the need. In addition to St. Hubert's the shelters listed below have welcomed dogs from this case into their care. Please contact them for more information regarding adoption opportunities.

New Hampshire SPCA, NH: 603-772-2921
Second Chance Animal Shelter, MA: 508-867-5525
Animal Welfare Society, ME: 207-985-3244
Sammy's Hope, NJ: 732-518-2313
Animal Rescue Force, NJ: 732-257-7559
ASPCA, NY: 212-876-7700 (Adoption Center ext. 4120)


On June 3rd, St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center assisted the Monmouth County SPCA with the rescue of 280 dogs from a hoarding case in Howell, New Jersey. We welcomed over 141 dogs and puppies to our shelters, and our dedicated staff is giving them the love and care they need. The dogs we welcomed into our care from this case require medical attention, including vaccines, dewormers, and spay/neuter services, as well as treatment for conditions such as skin issues and fleas. We welcomed puppies and new and pregnant mothers into our shelters, who need special care, supplies, and nutrition. 

We are only able to help in cases of great need with the support of people who care. Thank you for caring and for your generous support of pets in need.

In addition to St. Hubert's the shelters listed below have welcomed dogs from this case into their care. Please contact them for more information regarding adoption opportunities.

Organization Town & State Contact Information

Monmouth County SPCA Eatontown, NJ 732-542-0040

Animal Alliance of NJ Lambertville, NJ 609-635-7006

Father John's Animal House Lafayette, NJ 973-300-5909

Second Chance Oak Ridge, NJ 973-208-1054

Cold Nose Warm Heart Succasunna, NJ

Ramapo Bergen Animal Refuge Oakland, NJ 201-337-5180

Dakin Humane SocietySpringfield, MA 413-781-4000

Associated Humane Societies Tinton Falls, NJ 732-922-0100


[Madison, NJ] (April 28, 2016) ― An emergency shelter operation has been set up at St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center to welcome and care for more than 120 dogs rescued by Humane Society International (HSI) from a dog meat farm in South Korea. The dogs began arriving on April 26th and are being provided medical treatment, time for adjustment and will later be put up for adoption.

The dogs are part of a group of 250 dogs and puppies rescued by HSI’s Animal Rescue Team from a dog meat farm in Wonju, South Korea. The case is part of HSI’s efforts to redirect farmers to engage in other economic activities and who agree to permanently end the farming of dogs for the meat trade and dismantle the cages. The farmer who released these animals will now be growing mushrooms; other farmers HSI has worked with have chosen to grow blueberries.

The dogs will be placed through shelters across the North East. St. Hubert’s estimates they will keep twenty or so dogs for direct placement. Shelters on the east coast where these dogs will be available for adoption include*:

Monmouth County SPCA , NJ (732) 542-0040
Animal Alliance NJ (609) 635-7006
Dutchess County SPCA, NY (845) 452-7722
Cumberland County SPCA & South Jersey Regional Animal Shelter, NJ (856) 691-1500
Lancaster SPCA, PA (717) 917-6979
Humane Society of Atlantic City, NJ (609) 347-2487
Animal Rescue League, PA (412) 345-7300
Mastiffs to Mutts, PA
Rescue our Furry Friends,  PA 1-877-933-ROFF (7633)
Second Chance Animal Shelter, MA (508) 867-5525
Upper Valley Humane Society, NH (603) 448-6888
Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland, ME (207) 854-9771
New Hampshire SPCA, (603) 772-2921


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