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Live Animal Markets: a Threat to Life on the Planet

Click here to read more from APLNJ’s Wildlife Policy Director and to sign a petition banning live markets.

Turtle Back Zoo Expansion

Please join Essex County residents who want no further development of the Turtle Back Zoo entertainment complex.

Do you have a tip? We are looking for tipsters to give us information on any mistreatment of animals and/or staff at the Turtle Back Zoo. Please call 732-446-6808 x101.

To learn more and to sign Our Green West Orange Group’s petition against the expansion, go here.

NJ Animal Cruelty Statutes

Are you familiar with New Jersey’s laws protecting animals? While we often criticize them as limited are, New Jersey ranks second of all 50 states in overall protection, according to an HSUS report. To see the ranking, click here. If you are a New Jersey resident, you should familiarize yourself with our laws. Click here for a complete list.

Are you caring for community cats?

Are you involved in Trap-Neuter-Return? Then you need to be a part of our Community Cat network! It’s our google group that connects feral cat caregivers all across New Jersey. Get advice, find help, connect with others in your area, find out about free cat food opportunities, become eligible for spay/neuter subsidy and more. Read all about it.