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.
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
Santa Paws is in full swing! Only one Saturdays left to get your pictures
Thank you to all our supporters this past Saturday - Santa loved visiting with all the good dogs and kitties who wanted have their picture taken with him. If you missed this past Saturday, there is still time. We only have one date left - December 20th.
The proceeds from Santa’s visit will benefit the Franklin Township Animal Shelter and other township animals in need.
Saturday December 20 between 10:30 AM and 3:00 PM.
Sampson G. Smith School at 1649 Amwell Road, Somerset 08873.
Two 4X6 printed pictures with Santa or a USB or CD wtih all poses - $20.
Dogs must be leashed and cats and other small animals in carriers.
Bring a donation of pet food and receive a free gift.
For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 732 748-7232. Download the flyer.
SCFA would like to gratefully acknowledge and thank the following organizations for their generous grants that help us continue our work:
Thank to to the DorisDay Animal Foundation (DDAF) for $4000 grant to help us with purchasing pet food for the Food Bank!
- Thank you to the Pedigree Foundation for a grant of $694.18 to be used for the welfare of the dogs in our shelter.
- Banfield Vets for a $5000 dollar grant to be used for purchasing pet food for the Food Bank.You can learn more about the Banfield Charitable Trust by visiting their website or at their Facebook page.
- The Community Foundation of New Jersey for a $4000 grant to be used for purchasing pet food for the Food Bank.
- Petco for a $8000 grant to be used for Spay/Neuter.
- 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.
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Kuranda Dog beds give our dogs a cozy, dry, elevated place to sleep but we don't have enough for everyone.
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.