Shake A Paw Rescue and Adoption Center

The Shake A Paw Rescue and Adoption Center is unlike any other Adoption facility. Located inside our state of the art Shake A Paw store and licensed as an Animal Shelter (Yes, we are a Shelter!!), we accept dog surrenders from the general public, as well as rescue homeless, abandoned and unwanted dogs.

We are a Registered New Jersey Charitable, 501c3 Non-Profit Organization providing animal rescue, shelter and adoption services.

  • Shake A Paw Rescue and Adoption Center
    2195 US Hwy 22
    Union, NJ 07083
  • 908-688-2600
  • Shake A Paw Rescue
    14 Route 22 West
    Green Brook, NJ 08812
  • 732-968-2522
UNION, NJ:   908-688-2600
GREEN BROOK, NJ:   732-968-2522
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Current Shake A Paw Rescue and Adoption Center Position Available

Shake A Paw in Union, NJ is seeking part-time or full-time Puppy Care Specialist.

Organized and Hands-on individuals are encouraged to apply.

Shifts are from 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m and 2:00 p.m - 9:00 pm

Duties Include:
  • Bathe and groom all puppies and dogs.
  • Provide food, water, and vitamins as instructed.
  • Clean and disinfect all floors, cages, display shelves, water bowls, and towels.
  • Maintaining a clean kennel area.

Qualified Candidates Will:
  • Be reliable.
  • have the ability to work independently.
  • Display love for animals, especially puppies and dogs.
  • Have experience with animals.
  • Possess reliable transportation.
  • Be able to lift up 50 lbs.

Part Time and Full Time positions are available. WEEKENDS ARE REQUIRED.

We are looking for someone willing and able to stay long term.

Applications can be faxed to 908-688-2608 or email to .