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About Our Organization



The Monmouth County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was founded in 1945 to care for the community’s homeless, neglected and abused animals. We are a private, not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization led by a volunteer board of trustees. We are an independent organization not affiliated with, and receiving no funding from, the ASPCA, HSUS or Associated Humane Societies. The MCSPCA is not a government agency and receives little or no funding from federal, state or local governments. Our ability to care for the community’s animals is supported solely by modest fees and donations.

Our Mission is to protect and advocate for all animals. We are dedicated to enforcing animal cruelty laws; providing a safe haven for homeless, abused and abandoned pets while they await adoption; reducing pet over-population through spay/neutering; and cultivating their humane treatment through education and service as a valuable community resource.

Our Vision is to be established firmly with our own unique identity throughout NJ and the animal welfare community as a leader in all things related to animals in Monmouth County and the people who care for them. We will be responsible for ensuring that all animal abuse is prosecuted and will increase our support of campaigning for the rights of animals in NJ. We will be a strong partner with other animal welfare organizations throughout the state in order to develop and share best practices, and to work together to make NJ a place where every animal is treated with respect, kindness and love.



Services & Programs:

  • Adoption Center & Store in the Freehold Raceway Mall
  • Animal Shelter
  • Bereavement Counseling
  • Cruelty Investigations
  • Dog Obedience Training
  • Flea & Tick Products
  • Humane Education Program
  • Humane Law Enforcement
  • Lost & Found
  • Low Cost Spay/Neuter Clinic
  • Outreach Adoptions
  • Pet Adoptions
  • Pet-Assisted Therapy
  • Pet Pantry
  • Referrals for Animal Inquiries
  • Sponsor-A-Pet
  • Vaccine Clinic
  • Volunteer Program
  • Wildlife Rescue Referrals
Please call 732.542.0040 to learn more about any of our services and programs.


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