Ways to Support Second Chance For Animals


Buy our stuff!
- visit www.cafepress.com/SCND

Shop Online through iGive.com -

You were going to shop online anyway - make it count for more!
Donate through PayPal
Donate Through Network for Good

Items needed at the shelter:

  • Dry dog food
  • Dry cat food
  • Purina Kitten Chow
  • KMR Kitten Formula
  • Canned cat food
  • Cat toys
  • Catnip
  • Dog Kong toys
  • Pigs ears
  • Bleach
  • Laundry detergent
  • Pine Sol
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Paper towels
  • Sponges
  • Blankets
  • Towels
  • Sheets

Donated items can be left at the shelter.  If the shelter is closed, you can leave them at the door.  Please include a note with your name and address if you need the donation acknowledged for tax purposed.


[Home] [About Us] [Contacts] [Calendar] [How To Help] [For Members] [Resources]

[ER Team] [Barncats] [Fosters] [Spay/Neuter] [Donations] [Newsletter]


Second Chance for Animals, Inc. is a nonprofit volunteer group devoted to enhancing the lives, adoption rates, and experiences of the animals living in shelters. 
We currently assist the Franklin Township, NJ Animal Shelter.
Learn more
about us here, To learn more about adopting a pet from the Franklin Township Animal Shelter, please visit their web page at

SCFA always need volunteers!  Due to cut-backs at the Township our help is needed more than ever.  We can always use folks in all areas of our group.
Call 732 748-SCFA (7232) and let us know you would like to help.  Be sure to leave a clear message and include how we can reach you. 
You must be 18 or older in order to work with the animals.

Upcoming Events

DogWalk2016SCFA presents “Paws for a Cause” Dog Walk FUNdraiser

11:00 AM - 2:30 PM, May 15th

Beautiful Colonial Park, Somerset, NJ

Please visit this page for more information.

You can download a general information flyer here.  Interested in becoming a vendor? Get more information and a registration form hereParticipants can pre-register now with this form.  to become a vendor, please email dogwalk@secondchanceforanimals.org

For more information on these events, please visit our Facebook event page at https://www.facebook.com/SecondChanceForAnimals/events?key=events&ref=page_internal

SCFA gratefully thank our sponsors.  Please show your appreciation by patronizing them whenever possible

Platinum PLUS Sponsors

Investors Bank


Platinum Sponsors

JoJo's Bags and Things


Portables Unlimited


Dan & Nancy Zelem


Moe's Southwest Grill - Somerset


Nickels, Jingles, and The Little Man


Rose Rivera and Thomas Rodriguez


Emily Kern


Somerset Veterinary Group


Taylor Oil Company


Ultimate Upholstery


Unity Bank


Gold Sponsors

Cedar Lane Animal Clinic


Cathy's Play N Stay Dog Care

Cathy's Plany N Stay Dog Care

Camp Bow Wow


GGC Healthy Paws


Cedar Grove Dental Associates


Frank's Pizza of Franklin


JK3 Consulting, LLC


Kleen Seal, LLC.




Megawatt Machine Services


Piazza Orsillo


Pup Purri


ed Bank Veterinary Hospital


Resta's Car Care


RWJ Fitness & Wellness Center


The Shabby Dogs


Somerset Family Physical Therapy


The Sweeney Group / Kathleen Sweeney


There's No Place Like Home For Pets


Woof Gang Bakery


Dessert Heaven


Franklin Eagles Athletic Club

"9 Year Sponsor!"

Café Amici


New Millennium Bank




Check out the Franklin Township Animal Shelter’s new addition!
Due to Megan Haber, a member of Girl Scout Troop 66322, as part of her Gold Award, our cats and small animals now have a wonderful new space to safely have that window-like experience and stretch their legs.  Thanks Megan!

Thank you Franklin Reporter and Advocate
Scfa would like to extend their sincere thanks to the Franklin Reporter and Advocate for their ongoing support and efforts on behalf of the homeless animals in Franklin Township

SCFA is hlogo-bissell-pfp-smappy to partner with













SCFA would like to gratefully acknowledge and thank the following organizations for their generous grants that help us continue our work:

Official DDAF Grantee 

Thank to to the DorisDay Animal Foundation (DDAF) for $4000 grant to help us with purchasing pet food for the Food Bank!




logo_foundation_1155x354 We are thrilled to be recognized by the Petco Foundation for our lifesaving work. A $12,000 grant will help us continue to find lifelong, loving homes for the Franklin Township Animal Shelter pets. #PetcoFoundation #thinkadoptionfir


  • Thank you to the Pedigree Foundation for a grant of $694.18 to be used for the welfare of the dogs in our shelter.
  • Thanks to the PSE&G Foundation for $500 to be used for purchasing pet food for the food bank.
  • And thank you to The Community Foundation of New Jersey for a $4000 grant to be used for purchasing pet food for the Food Bank.
  • Appreciation to The ASPCA for a $3000 grant to be used for Spay/Neuter.


 Franklin Township Animal Shelter
475 DeMott Lane
Somerset, NJ 08873
732 873-2500 X 6255

Hours: Tuesday-Friday 12 PM - 3 PM; Saturday 12:00 PM-6:00 PM

SCFA also bring cats for adoption to the PetsMart in Bridgewater, NJ (near the Ball Park) each Saturday between 10:30 AM - 3 PM. 

We visit PetValu in Hillsborough the second Sunday of each month.

And now we are at  PetCo in Milltown on the first two Saturdays and the third Sunday of each month.  Look for us in the adoption center. 

Whenever possible we bring dogs in addition to cats to PetValu and PetCo.

image-5902771-10883028Shop PetFoodDirect.com Today! Check here for special sales and offers and to Find all your pets needs at PetFoodDirect.com 




kurandaKuranda Dog beds give our dogs a cozy, dry, elevated place to sleep but  we don't have enough for everyone. cat-bed-1
Kuranda now has cat beds as well. If you would like to donate a dog or cat bed  at a special wholesale prices for our cats
and dogs to sleep in comfort, please click here.  Please visit our Shelter Wish List Page for other items
that the shelter is in constant need of.

[Home] [About Us] [Contacts] [Calendar] [How To Help] [For Members] [Resources]

[ER Team] [Barncats] [Fosters] [Spay/Neuter] [Donations] [Newsletter]

Questions or comments about this web site may be directed to webadmin@secondchanceforanimals.org

Last Updated:  Monday, April 18, 2016