Weekend Effort Helps
Hamilton ‘Clear the Shelter’
Hamilton Animal Control Officer Anthony
Agabiti, Hamilton Animal Control Officer Todd Bencivengo, Hamilton Director of
Health, Recreation, Seniors and Veterans Services Martin Flynn, Hamilton
Township Mayor Kelly Yaede, Marylin Hondorp of Animal Friends for Education and
Welfare (AFEW) and Hamilton Township Councilwoman Ileana Schirmer joined to
help Hamilton ‘Clear the Shelter’ on Saturday, August 15th, which
led to over 26 pets adoptions. Photograph courtesy of Tom Myers of Bundle
Rachel Morelli and her family pose to take a
picture of their new pet companion, Randy, which they adopted at Hamilton’s
Clear the Shelter’ event. Photograph courtesy of Tom Myers of
Bundle of Paws.
Photo 3: Bob Cook, a volunteer with Animal Friends
for Education and Welfare (AFEW) is shown with, Snow, who was adopted through
Hamilton’s Clear the Shelter’ event. Photograph courtesy of Tom
Myers of Bundle of Paws.
This past Saturday, Hamilton
Township helped to find some loving pets new homes as it ‘cleared the
As part of a “Clear the Shelters” Day effort
along with NBC 10 (Philadelphia) and Telemundo 62, the Hamilton Township Animal
Shelter joined with nearly 30 animal shelters in the greater Philadelphia and
South/Central Jersey region this past Saturday to promote the adoption of
Hamilton’s participation in the cause led to
the adoption over 26 shelter cats and dogs, with future adoptions likely to
come thanks to the effort.
“Not only were we successful in finding new
homes for over 26 loving shelter pets, but Hamilton’s participation in the
‘clear the shelters’ effort helped us to publicize our animal shelter, which I
am confident will lead to more pet adoptions in the future,” says Hamilton
Township Mayor Kelly Yaede.
Hamilton residents who may be interested in
the adoption of a loving pet companion can visit www.HamiltonNJ.com/Pets4Adoption
or stop by the Hamilton Township Animal Shelter (located at 2100 Sylvan Avenue,
Hamilton, NJ 08610 – behind the Hamilton Township Department of Public Works
Building) during its normal hours of operation (Mondays – Thursdays from 10 am
- 3 pm, Fridays from 1 pm - 3 pm or Saturday from 10 am - 3 pm).