“Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.”

~Roger Caras~

Somerset Regional Animal Shelter is a not-for-profit municipal shelter that provides:

  • 24/7 Animal Control Services
    Provided to Bridgewater, and Manville.
  • Animal Adoptions
    Check out our animals currently looking for their forever home! 
  • Trap Neuter Return (TNR)
    Found a stray cat? Please call us at 908-725-0308 to find out how we may be able to help you.
  • Animal Surrender
    We hope that every pet will enjoy its lifetime in a loving home. We provide support services to help ensure this happens. If you are having issues with your cat or dog, here are some resources that may help: 

    For Cats:
    Ohio State University
    Cornell Feline Health Center
    ASPCA Cat Care

    For Dogs:
    ASPCA Dog Care
    Certified Professional Dog Trainers

    Recommended Local Dog Trainers:
    Live and Learn Dogs
    Camp Bow Wow – Bridgewater
    On Good Behavior

    Veterinary Care Assistance for Cats & Dogs:
    Dog Heirs

    NJ Resources for Pet Owners in Need:
    Humane Society

    If you have exhausted all reasonable efforts to keep your pet, SRAS accepts the return of any animal adopted from our facility or from residents who reside in Bridgewater or Manville.

    All surrenders must be scheduled in advance and are accepted seven days per week based on staff availability and kennel/cattery space. Guardians who wish to return their adopted cat or dog should call (908) 725-0308. All animals require a completed History Form which is available at the shelter.

  • Microchipping
    Keep your pet safe! By microchipping your pet you will ensure that they always carry owner information on them. It’s easy, painless, and inexpensive.
  • Behavior and Training Advice
    Cat got you up at night? Can’t get your dog to sit? Not sure how to introduce your new pet into the house? Contact us for advice.
  • Lost Pet
    If you have lost your pet, contact us right away with your pet’s name, physical description, and if possible, a photo. We will spread the word and do what we can to help return your family member as soon as possible.