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Animal Welfare Association of New Jersey

Animal Alliance of Camden County

The Animal Alliance of Camden County was formed in 2011 by five local animal welfare organizations and Camden County Shared Services, who decided to coordinate their efforts to better serve the pets and residents of the county. Current members include the Animal Adoption Center, Animal Welfare Association, Camden County Animal Shelter, Voorhees Animal Orphanage, and Independent Animal Control. Member organizations work together to improve the well-being of companion animals and their owners in the community, including joint efforts such as adoption events, spay/neuter partnerships, and transporting animals in need to reduce populations.

Mission

The Animal Alliance of Camden County will provide for collaboration between participating animal welfare organizations for the purpose of increasing the efficacy of their individual missions, and contribute to the health and well-being of local companion animals and their keepers.

Vision

  • Alliance members will support the goals of participating agencies
  • Alliance members will engage the community collectively to help save lives
  • Alliance members will recognize animal welfare as an important charitable sector
  • Alliance members will recognize animal welfare workers as skilled professionals
  • Alliance members will recognize that we share and support a common goal
  • Alliance members will respect the individual methods of participating organizations

Goals

  • To set an exceptional standard for professional and cooperative effort in the field of animal welfare
  • To implement innovative collaborative programs that contribute to the well-being of companion animals

Expectations

  • To participate in all collective alliance initiatives
  • To increase the efficacy of existing life-saving programs through collective effort
  • To increase life-saving outcomes via new programs and initiatives
  • To raise the standard for professionals working in the field

Alliance Activities

  • Pet ID and Lost Pet Awareness Campaign (August 2017)
  • County Resolution on Feral Cats (February 2017- Has been accepted by Brooklawn, Gloucester Township, Haddon Heights, Laurel Springs, Merchantville, and Somerdale)
  • CAN You Help Pet Food Drive (November 2015)
  • Shared Lost/Found Pets Database (August 2015)
  • Camden County Pet Food Pantry (April 2015)
  • Seniors for Seniors Adoption Program (April 2015)
  • Pets for Vets Adoption Program (December 2014)
  • Drafted new ordinances for county animal control contracts and vendors, and presenting to all townships and city (in progress)

ANIMAL ALLIANCE OF CAMDEN COUNTY – SHELTER DATA REVIEW

The Animal Alliance of Camden County shelter statistics are published for public review.

The data published highlights 2017 annual animal shelter statistics for Animal Adoption Center, Animal Welfare Association, Camden County Animal Shelter, and Voorhees Animal Orphanage.

We pride ourselves on our accomplishments with animal care and the progressive changes made to save more lives. The Animal Alliance of Camden County is proud to have achieved 89% overall live release rate in 2017.

Industry Formulas
The Animal Alliance of Camden County recognizes national dialogue of many industry standard formulas that calculate save rate and live release rate. All formulas have limitations and none are proven to be universally applied to all animal welfare organizations. The Animal Alliance utilizes the Live Intake/Live Outcomes formula to calculate live release rate.

To learn more about save rate and live release rates, click here.