National Animal Shelter and Rescue Appreciation Week Posted on November 6, 2016April 1, 2017 by thehungrypuppy November 6-12 is National Animal Shelter and Rescue Appreciation Week! It takes a special group of people to dedicate their time to saving animals. The Hungry Puppy supports animals shelters and rescues and all they do to care for animals and help find them their forever homes. They play a vital role in making sure that every animal receives the care and attention they need to live their best lives. Thank you for your hard work and dedication! Here are some local animal shelters and rescues in our area: Rescue Ridge (Spring Lake, NJ) Luv Forever Animal Rescue Sheperd and Friends Rescue Pick Your Paw Animal Rescue (Shrewsbury, NJ) Jersey Shore Animal Shelter (Brick, NJ) Associated Humane Society (Tinton Falls, NJ) Wilma’s Orphans, Inc. (Jackson, NJ) Looking for an animal welfare group near you? This Petfinder website can help!