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I adopted my sweet Joseph from Almost Home a few years ago. The staff really cares about the animals and works hard to find the best homes. Thank you for saving my boy off the streets! He is now a well adjusted chiweenie in charge! 😀❤️
My experience here sucked! I felt that the women cindy was not helpful. Everything I asked she she tried to convince me not to get a pet. Told me that I should wait. Made me feel like because i live in an apartment that I was not good enough to have a dog!! Will NEVER go back and never referr anyone here!!
I went several times, interested in adopting a cat. They never called me back to tell me whether or not my application was rejected or accepted for the cats I wanted. I went back again to ask about the cat I wanted and about my application but the cat was already given to a different family and they said they didn’t hold applications for long so I filled out another one. I still haven’t heard a peep back from them whatsoever. I thought they were a bit sketchy with the location being in a very far warehouse district, but they didn’t seem interested in letting the cats be adopted. I really wanted a cat from here because they were local and it would help them but unfortunately this doesn’t seem like a good place to adopt if you want a cat, according to other reviews they do well with getting their dogs adopted. If you really would like to adopt a cat Camden County Animal Shelter, they do same day adoptions so you can bring your fur baby home the same day!
This buisness has a very hard working staff that loves and takes care of the animals. Nancy works so hard at keeping all the animals happy and well cared for. If you are looking for a dog or cat this is the place to go. You will not find a more loving and caring crew of hard workers!
This shelter has many good intentions but their funding was cut off by the state so now they are operating with a skeleton crew of very tired and overworked pet lovers. It stinks as soon as you open the door which gives an awful first impression. Plus they are almost impossible to get a hold of by phone or email. You can literally leave message after message and never receive a call back from them which is what happened to me and a few others that I spoke to. The director of the shelter is also the local Animal Control Officer and she is the person who makes the final decision on which homes the pets go to. She is very overworked as well because of splitting her time between 2 full-time jobs. I had to actually go down there to speak to someone in person and when I got there I saw how run down the place looked. I met the pet that I saw on Petfinder and was interested in. We got to spend a good amount of time together getting to know each other and I knew that she was the one I had been looking for. I asked for an application and filled it out very happy and excited to know that she would be coming home with me very soon. I was there on a Friday and they told me that they would give me a call on Monday to let me know their decision after checking my references, former vet, landlord, etc. I never heard from them so by the end of the day on Monday I called and actually talked to someone. She told me that they would call me right back when they had all of their information. THREE WEEKS LATER, after calling them every couple of days and going down there to see the pet that I wanted very badly, I was told that she was going to another family!!!!! I was heartbroken. I was frustrated and angry that this whole process dragged on for 5 weeks from my first application through Petfinder to this awful day when I went down there and found out in person! They didn't even have the decency to call me and tell me!!! The director said "I'm sorry I thought I called you".....Really??!!!! I don't believe that they have the animals best interests in mind over there. I think that they take them in and care for them but they really don't want to let them go because if they did they would have many more adoptions than they do. The animals shouldn't have to be there week after week when there are many eager people out there who want to give them a loving home. This was a really frustrating experience for me and I hope that I can save someone else from having to go through the same thing. I've bought a car in less time than it took me at this place!! No bueno!!
I adopted a 5 year old German Shepherd 7 years ago. I still have him and he's doing great! Anywhere else probably would have put him to sleep, since he was 5 years old and he was with them for over 4 months, but they gave him a chance.
Worst experience I’ve ever had with a shelter. Called 4 times no on answered emailed them and never got a email back so we decided to take the 2 hour drive in hopes to adopt a dog. When we got there the two ladies didn’t even acknowledge us. When we told her what dog we wanted she said he was “probably adopted” then she proceeded to tell us that it was the most expensive dog and taking care of those kinds of dogs are very expensive as if we didn’t have any money, when we never even asked anything about the cost. So when I asked if we could look at the other dogs she said no that would be too hard we are doing clinics tonight. Then proceeded to help someone else. Do not go here.
The ladies here are amazing! They where very informative and answered all my questions and some. Brought my kitten in and they where loving all over her! They keep the facility very clean and organized. I was in an out very quickly. Highly recommend the vet clinic on Wednesdays 5-8.
Very understaffed. My dog was here because she was in the car when my husband got in an accident. I arrived during posted open hours to find it closed. Finally someone. Came as the police brought another dog. Needs more staff!!!!
Went in excited to meet a puppy and was immediately judged. When the owner found out we had an older pup she immediately made a face, "you realize the dog you want to meet is a puppy right." Yes , that is our decision thank you we realize that. It went downhill from there when we Felt like we were being punished because our older dog isn't neutered. We were told we would never be allowed to adopt from them regardless of the situation and that we would have a hard time ever adopting. She than asked if we still wanted to meet the dog .... why would you put us through those emotions when you just shunned us from adopting. Left frustrated and embarrassed. Will never recommend this shelter.