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FOCAS Adoption Locations

1) PETCO™ In-Store Adoption Center - Route 17 N, Paramus, NJ
Every Friday: 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Every Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

2) PETCO™ In-Store Adoption Center - Hackensack Avenue, Hackensack, NJ
Every Saturday: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Every Sunday: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

*Note: During the week, FOCAS adoptions may be arranged at either PETCO location. Contact us to book a time that's convenient for you. Call the FOCAS Helpline at (201) 943-4019.

3) Westwood Pets™ - 15 Westwood Ave, Westwood
Daily: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

FOCAS Helpline -- (201) 943-4019

When you need help providing care for an animal in need, call us. The FOCAS Helpline is staffed by volunteers seven days a week. Your call will be returned within 24 hours. When you call, listen for the prompt directing your call to the spay/neuter extension. Be ready to leave your name, address, day and evening phone numbers, and the type of animal you need assistance with. Please speak clearly, and spell your last name. There is no time limit to your message.

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Dog Training

You weren't born with good manners and neither was your dog! You learned how to behave, and so can your pet. No dog is too old to learn. If your pet has habits that are driving you crazy, FOCAS is here to help by sponsoring behavior modification seminars and puppy socialization classes for a modest fee. The result is a happy pet and a happy family.


Unless you are spaying or neutering a feral or stray cat, most veterinarians require that your pet be inoculated for both rabies and distemper at least two weeks prior to an appointment. Rabies shots are available at the Bergen County Animal Shelter in Teterboro for Bergen County residents only. There is no charge for this service. The shelter's number is (201) 229-4600.

National & State Organizations:

Friends of Animals
777 Post Road, Suite 205
Darien, CT 06820
(203) 656-1522

New Jersey Department of Health & Senior Services Pet Overpopulation Control Fund
PO Box 360 Trenton, NJ 08625
(609) 292-7837

Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Organizations & Clinics:
Monmouth County SPCA Spay/Neuter Clinic 260 Wall Street Eatontown, NJ 07724
(732) 542-3125

East Coast New Jersey Spay Clinic
918 Hazelwood Rd 
Toms River, NJ
(732) 929-9449

Animal Welfare Association
Centennial Blvd
Voorhees, NJ
(856) 424-2288

People for Animals
401 Hillside Ave
Hillside, NJ
(973) 282-0890

Useful Links:

For more helpful information on low-cost spaying and neutering for pet companions, or ferals and strays, visit the following websites:

Alley Cat Allies |ASPCA™ |The Humane Society | House Rabbit Society |Friends of Animals |Asociación Animal | 
Petfinder™ | Pets 911™|Spay USA