Animal Shelter

Voorhees Animal Orphanage (VAO) is the community shelter serving 25 towns in Southern New Jersey.

VAO serves the following 21 Camden County municipalities: Audubon, Berlin Borough, Berlin Township, Cherry Hill, Chesilhurst, Collingswood, Gibbsboro, Gloucester City, Haddonfield, Haddon Heights, Laurel Springs, Lawnside, Magnolia, Merchantville, Mt. Ephraim, Runnemede, Somerdale, Stratford, Voorhees, Waterford Twp and Woodlynne. That is more than half of Camden County!

We also serve 4 municipalities in Salem County: Alloway,  Elmer, Elsinboro and Woodstown.

As such, we are the destination for animals collected by animal control or surrendered by residents from any of these 25 southern NJ towns. If you have lost or found a companion animal in one of these towns, we are the place to call!


Other Shelter Agencies in Camden County:

Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center (formerly known as Camden County Animal Shelter) – Blackwood, NJAnimal shelter, adoption center, low-cost spay/neuter clinic

Other Animal Adoption Centers in Camden County:

Animal Welfare Association – Voorhees, NJ
Adoption center, low-cost spay/neuter and veterinary clinic

Animal Adoption Center – Lindenwold, NJ
Adoption center

The Voorhees Animal Orphanage does not take in wildlife. For questions regarding found wildlife, please contact Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge5
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