Voorhees Animal Orphanage (VAO) is the community shelter for the following Camden County municipalities: Audubon, Berlin Borough, Berlin Township, Cherry Hill, Chesilhurst, Gibbsboro, Gloucester City, Haddonfield, Haddon Heights, Laurel Springs, Lawnside, Merchantville, Stratford, Voorhees, Woodlynne and Waterford Twp. We also serve 5 municipalities in Salem County: Elmer, Oldmans Twp, Pilesgrove, Upper Pittsgrove and Woodstown. As such, we are the destination for animals collected by animal control or surrendered by residents from any of these 21 towns. If you have lost or found a companion animal in one of these towns, we are the place to call!
VAO is also an adoption center, and works to find suitable, permanent new homes for unclaimed stray animals, surrendered animals, and animals transferred into the shelter from rescue partners. If you’re looking for a new pet, consider adopting from VAO!