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Cask & Carry: Irish Whiskey Tasting Event on March 1

Join your Liberty Humane Society at our first Whiskey Tasting

On Sunday, March 1st, from 4-6 pm, your Liberty Humane Society will host an Irish Whiskey Tasting Event at Maxwell's Tavern in Hoboken, NJ.

Sample one half-dozen authentic, imported Irish Whiskeys, whiskey cocktails and a small-plates dinner sponsored by Jameson Irish Whiskey and Yelp to benefit your Liberty Humane Society.

Each curated taste will be guided by a whiskey expert and served with delicious, hot, tapas-style plates. Held in Hoboken's storied Maxwells' Back Room, this private evening event will educate new whiskey drinkers and thrill whiskey aficionados alike.

Tickets are limited to this incredible opportunity, so be sure to reserve yours today. Tickets prices $55 per person.

Whiskey Taste Ticket

Adopt Local. Adopt Love. Adopt LHS.

Adopt Local.  Adopt Love.  Adopt LHS

All Valentine's Day Weekend (Feb 13-15) Adoptions Fees Reduced to $14!- UPDATE

ADOPT LOVE was a huge success! We found homes for 11 dogs and 35 cats in three days!

To our adopters, we hope you are enjoying your new life with your wonderful, adopted LHS alum! Whether you adopted as a family, a couple, or as someone looking to share your life with a perfect four-legged companion, you have made a huge difference when you adopted this weekend. We take great care of our animals, but the ultimate hope is to see them all in their loving forever homes. There's no love like the unconditional love of a pet, and we are so thrilled you chose to adopt your new pet from LHS. We wish you the happiest of times with your LHS alum, and thank you from the bottom of our hearts for choosing to Adopt Love, and Adopt Local.

We would like to thank all the great volunteers who took time out of their lives during this promotion. Valentine's Day is an opportunity to celebrate your love for friends and family, and we can clearly see the love our volunteers for the animals at the shelter. Since the animals are unable to say how much they appreciate the time and love, we will speak for them; you are amazing and we all appreciate every bit of time and effort you have put in. Thank you all so much!

Liberty Humane Society Maddie's Adoption Day's Event of 2014 Was a Massive Success!

Maddie's Day Adoptions Change Lives and Save Lives!

Liberty Humane Society’s biggest adoptions event of 2014 was a smashing success when 129 homeless animals found their forever homes in two days!

Maddie’s Pet Adoption Days is presented by Maddie’s Fund and The Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals and ran at more than 90 shelters and rescues throughout the New York metro area. The event promoted free pet adoption to qualified homes; for each animals adopted during the weekend-long event, Maddie’s Fund provides a grant to the participating shelter or rescue.

Thrilled to be chosen to participate in this event for the second year on a row, your Liberty Humane Society geared up for an exciting and busy weekend; volunteers and staff prepared the shelter for hundreds of visitors by bathing dogs and cats, painting signs, hosting a bake sale table with snacks and beverages, helping visitors through the adoption process, and handling the dogs in the yard throughout the day so that each animal was its best self—all the better to find an adoptive home.

All of the hard work paid off. During May 31 and June 1 when Liberty Humane Society, located at 235 Jersey City Boulevard, ran extended open hours to accommodate the adopting families, a record breaking 129 animals were adopted; 32 adult cats, 49 kittens, 43 dogs, 4 puppies, and yes, even a rat!

Adopters from as far away as Connecticut and Amherst, Massachusetts came down to meet and bring home adoptable dogs they had seen on-line through Liberty Humane Society’s Facebook page or

Liberty Humane Society would like to extend it's most sincere thanks to Maddie's Fund and The Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals for inviting LHS to participate and for hosting this life-changing, life-saving event.

Liberty Tails 2015 Calendar

Get your Liberty Tails 2015 Calendar

Check out our gorgeous calendar cover-pup, Molly!

Each year, your Liberty Humane Society produces our annual Liberty Tails calendar, and this year we have what we think is our favorite calendar yet! Our professional photographer manages to perfectly capture the expressions and attitude (cattitude?) of each of our calendar superstars with gorgeous color and unique photo settings. Beautifully rendered on thick, glossy paper, this high quality calendar deserves a spot on your wall!

These calendars make a perfect holiday gift, as well, with 100% of proceeds benefiting your Liberty Humane Society!

Calendars are now available for $15 each at our shelter (235 Jersey City Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07305) or through our on-line store.

LHS Retail

Upcoming Events

Wellness Clinic
Date: 11 March 2015 04:00 to 06:00
Summary: Low-Cost vaccinations, tests, microchipping & wellness services! [more >>]

Wellness Clinic
Date: 18 March 2015 04:00 to 06:00
Summary: Low-Cost vaccinations, tests, microchipping & wellness services! [more >>]

Wellness Clinic
Date: 25 March 2015 04:00 to 06:00
Summary: Low-Cost vaccinations, tests, microchipping & wellness services! [more >>]

(See our full calendar)

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LHS Spotlight

Featured Cat

Tip Jacobs is truly Master and Commander of his domain. This big orange boy is full of confidence. As one of our Cattery residents allowed to tour the cattery floor during the day, he patrols his kingdom with a watchful eye, checking up on feline and humans alike to ensure we are all behaving up to his (quite high) standards.

During our live-music Cattery evenings, Jacobs demonstrates his high connoisseurship of fine music. As he lolls about the Cattery floor (rhythmically and in perfect time, of course) his silent praise is palpable.

Jacobs will accept your tribute in the form of pets, treats, and empty coffee-creamer containers. He will allow you to adopt him Tues - Fri from 2-7 pm and Sat & Sun 11 am - 4 pm. Find Jacobs' Petfinder Profile Here!

Posted: Jan 21, 2015


Featured Dog

Nils- In Foster
Brownie Meet Nils, a big boy with the drive to be your 75-lb lap dog (Ok, maybe body pillow)! But hey, big is beautiful too!

Nils, a five year old pit-mastiff mix, came to LHS in bad shape. He had a thick chain collar embedded in his neck and his vision is slightly damaged from injury. Even still Nils is a loving, forgiving boy and bears no ill-will to people at all! In fact he so enjoys the company of his current foster family he finds ways to snuggle up, cuddle up, and generally be a good and affectionate boy as often as possible.

A real people pleaser with nice manners -- no jumping or unruly behavior here! -- Nils is housebroken, gentle, and easily give up his toys and rawhides.

Do you have another dog at home? Nils is choosy about who he spends his time with, so please be sure to check in with LHS Adoption Counselors before you visit our Nils.

This mellow gentleman with an affectionate heart will be the perfect dog for just about anyone. Please reach out to our LHS Adoption Manager at and make an appointment to meet Nils soon!

Lots of love, Nils xoxo
Posted: Jan 21, 2015