An animal shelter in Vineland, NJ, in an “incredibly dire situation”

If you’re thinking of adding a four-legged friend to your family, now might be the time to do it.

The South Jersey Regional Animal Shelter in Vineland is in desperate need of help as it is in a “critical situation”.

Simply put, they’re running out of space and as they look for permanent homes for the dogs, they say, “the numbers aren’t in our favour.”

According to a Facebook postthey currently house dogs in offices and meeting rooms and more and more dogs are coming.

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We do our best to get positive results for these dogs, but the numbers are not in our favor. We need foster families, adopters and rescuers more than we have in a long time. Please consider coming in, meeting these amazing dogs, fostering, adopting, sharing, tagging, carrying, and anything else that helps us get dogs out of the shelter and into good situations.

To put it more bluntly,

This is an incredibly serious situation and we desperately need your help.

If you are able to help, the South Jersey Regional Animal Shelter is located at 1244 N. Delsea Drive in Vineland and they are open Monday through Saturday. More information can be found on their Facebook page and on their website.

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