has many avenues available to advertise that your pet
is available for adoption. We will post your animal's
picture and information to our 2 web sites. The information
would also be shown at PetsMart where we hold adoptions
days on Saturday.
If anyone is interested in your
dog or cat, they can fill out our adoption application
and we will screen the adopters for you. We will then
pass the information on qualified adopters to you. Pet
Rescue of Mercer will charge the adopters an adoption
fee, which we will keep.
Each Saturday, PRM is at PetsMart
from 11am to 3pm showing shelter dogs and cats available
for adoption. Often, we have room to allow 1 or 2 owners
to show their dogs and cats as well. Space is very limited
at PetsMart, so if you want to come you need to schedule
For dogs, you cannot just drop
your dog off and leave. You must stay with the dog.
A PRM Volunteer must meet your dog and determine if
it is suitable for the PetsMart environment. We cannot
allow aggressive dogs to remain at the store.
Fee for unaltered cats
for females and
$25.00 ONLY IF ALTERED
The fee is increased to cover the cost of altering your
Fee for unaltered dogs
For these services, we would require you send the
If you are interested in our help, please fill out our
online application. You can email the digital picture
and bio, however you must mail payment and shot records
or simply bring them to PetsMart with you.
- Completed "Foster Your Own Pet Application"
- Cash or check payable to Pet Rescue of Mercer
- Proof of current vaccinations (distemper
Your pet can not stay at PetsMart unless they
have the required shots.
For cats, a letter from your vet saying the cat
is FIV/Leukemia negative
- A current picture of dog or cat
- A description of your cat or dog
(The more information you provide the better your
chance of placing the animal.)
Mailed payments should go to:
Foster Your Own Pet
c/o Pet Rescue of Mercer
P.O. Box 2574
Hamilton, NJ 08690
If you have questions, please email us, we will be
more than happy to answer any question you may have!