AWFNJWelcome to the Animal Welfare Federation of New Jersey

Incorporated in 1995, the AWFNJ acts as a unifying voice for the animal protection community. The AWFNJ advocates on animal welfare legislation; encourages the enforcement of animal cruelty laws; conducts programs to elevate the quality of care for animals; and acts as a resource to help members solve common problems.

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Please join the AWFNJ and us in our efforts to help all animals in the state. Anyone interested in improving the quality of life for animals can join the AWFNJ. For more information, phone us at 856-740-1344, email at or by mail: AWFNJ, PO Box 406, Manville, NJ 08835. You can also purchase your membership online! For as little as $25, you can join the AWFNJ and make a positive impact in the lives of a New Jersey's animals. Membership renewals are held in January but memberships may be purchased year round.

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Garden State Animal Resource Center

The AWFNJ Animal Resource Center is the most comprehensive guide available for animal welfare advocates, animal caretakers, animal lovers and pet guardians in the State of New Jersey.

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NJ Animal Law and Pending Legislation

The AWFNJ website contains a database of pending and existing animal related legislation in New Jersey. Your input on pending bills as well as status updates or notices of missing legislation is welcome and appreciated.
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NJ News and Action Alerts

AWFNJ keeps you updated on important animal related news including action alerts for members.
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Educational Opportunities

The AWFNJ provides animal welfare related educational opportunites, including our statewide conference, that are open to both members and non-members. For up to date information about AWFNJ or other educational opportunities, sign up for our email newsletter at the top of this page.
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