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September 3, 2013

Pier 13 Boating Club Hosting Liberty Humane Society’s Dog Adoption Event and Fundraiser Saturday September 7 3-8pm

Here is another fundraising event at Hoboken’s Pier 13 bar coming up this weekend….

Pier 13 Boating Club and Liberty Humane Society’s

Dog Adoption Event and Fundraiser

Pier 13 Boating Club (www.pier13hoboken.com) and Liberty Humane Society (www.LibertyHumane.org) are teaming up for a fun-filled adoption event and fundraiser on Saturday, September 7th from 3-8PM.

Liberty Humane will have lots of cute doggies on-hand that afternoon looking for forever homes. All of Liberty Humane’s dogs are up to date on vaccinations, microchipped, and spayed or neutered so they are ready to jump right into your arms. Can’t adopt right now? Guests can still help the animals by making a donation at the bar. Generous donations are put towards preparing the animals for adoption and the housing and care they require until their forever family comes along.

Pier 13, located at 1301 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken, is Hoboken’s destination for the Shipyard Marina, Sailing School, as well as the best craft food and beer purveyors in New Jersey. Besides getting the chance to meet Liberty’s amazing pups, guests can also spend the day enjoying local food trucks, craft beers, and cocktails all while sitting right underneath the beautiful New York City skyline.

Liberty Humane Event at Pier 13 Hoboken 9-7-2013

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May 30, 2013

Free Pet Adoptions at Liberty Humane Society June 1 and June 2 11am-6pm in Jersey City

Liberty Humane Society of Jersey City is  hosting a free adoption event this weekend, June 1 & 2. For every adoption, the shelter will receive a donation from the Maddie Fund.

Liberty Hymane Society Jersey City Adoption Event June 1-2 2013

They will have extended hours from 11am-6pm on both Saturday and Sunday to make way for more potential adopters. The first 60 cat and 20 dog adopters will even get a free goodie bag to take home with their new love. They will have over 150 cats and dogs of all ages to choose from.

Check out some of LHS’s eligible dogs and cats on the adoption page. Liberty Humane is located at 235 Jersey City Boulevard in Jersey City, NJ. Their website is www.libertyhumane.org if you require more information.


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April 17, 2013

Bow Wow and Meow Brunch and Cocktails Fundraiser for Liberty Humane Society at Charito’s April 28th

Here is the latest from Liberty Humane which does a great job in this area saving as many pets for adoption as it can….

Bow Wow and Meow Brunch and Cocktails Fundraiser for Liberty Humane Society at Charito’s April 28th

Liberty Humane Bow Wow and Meow Lunch at Charitos Hoboken 4-28-2013

Liberty Humane Society and Charrito’s Restaurant are inviting Hoboken residents to the Bow Wow and Meow Brunch and Cocktails Fundraiser. Join them for a fiesta as they enjoy two courses of Mexican brunch specialties paired with unlimited Bloody Marys and mimosas all in support of the furry dogs and cats waiting for their forever homes at Liberty Humane Society. Guests can also try their luck at the raffle with chances to win a Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf Single Serve Beverage Machine, a fondue party set, and many other great prizes.

The Bow Wow and Meow Brunch will take place on Sunday, April 28th at noon at the Charrito’s Restaurant located at 1024 Washington Street in Hoboken. Tickets are $40 and space is limited so make sure to reserve your spot today by visiting the ticket page on the Liberty Humane Society website:https://interland3.donorperfect.net/weblink/weblink.aspx?name=libertyhs&id=2

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September 22, 2012

Bark in the Park 2012 Church Square Park Saturday September 29 2012 12pm-5pm

Bark in the Park 2012

When: Saturday, September 29, 2012 from noon to 5PM (walk begins at noon)

Where: Church Square Park, Hoboken, NJ

Liberty Humane Society’s 9th annual Bark in the Park is almost here! They  are bringing the party back to Hoboken’s Church Square Park this year for what will hopefully be the most successful Bark in the Park yet!

This year, they are setting up a goal of raising $40,000 through the walk portion of the event. Participants can sign up via their website and choose to participate as an individual walker or form a team. After the walk, participants are invited to the Pet Expo to enjoy the LHS dog agility demonstration, fashion show, contests, raffles and shopping at 50+ pet vendors.

The initial registration fee for the Bark in the Park is $25 per walker and $35 for a human plus one dog. Why stop there? In order to help them  reach their goal, they ask that each individual participant set a personal fundraising goal of at least $200. If 200 participants each raise this much, then they will already reach their goal of $40,000!

Participants are also encouraged to form a walking team. By forming teams, you are helping to spread the word about LHS’s mission while drastically increasing your fundraising potential.

Also remember that we will have fabulous prizes available for the top individual fundraisers and fundraising teams! Online registration will close on September 28th. Be sure to sign up today and start fundraising!

To register go to: http://www.donorpages.com/Login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2fFundraiser%2fFRConfiguration.aspx

To up the ante LHS has two celebrity guests attending this year’s Bark in the Park…

Celebrity Guests Attending Liberty Humane Society’s Bark in the Park

Liberty Humane Society (LHS) is thrilled to announce that James Roday and Maggie Lawson, stars of the popular show “Psych” on the USA Network, will be attending Bark in the Park 2012 on September 29th in Church Square Park, in Hoboken, NJ. James and Maggie will be leading the walk fundraiser which begins at noon and then hanging out with attendees throughout the day. They will also be the hosts of the LHS Doggie Couture Fashion Show which will feature the shelter dogs walking down the runway in clothes donated by local pet stores.

“Maggie and I are thrilled to be hosting Liberty Humane’s Bark in the Park. We initially mistook the event for a tree hugging ceremony involving a communal picnic. Since we’ll probably never make it to Burning Man, it seemed like a fun little excursion to jump into,” said James Roday. “Then we were told it’s actually going to help promote animal welfare. As rescue “parents” ourselves, this was even more ideal. But seriously, LHS is like the little engine that could, so please come out and support a great cause and be a part of an event that will have a positive impact in your community. And adopt a dog — or a cat or both.”

Sign up for the Bark in the Park walk today and attend the pet expo afterwards for your chance to meet the stars of “Psych” and to be a part of this blowout fundraiser for Liberty Humane Society. Register via the Bark in the Park website at http://libertyhumane.donorpages.com/Event/

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May 18, 2012

Back in Black 2 Adoption Promotion at Liberty Human Society and Bake Sale May 20th 11am-4pm

Back in Black 2 Adoption Promotion at Liberty Human Society

Even though black dogs and cats can make wonderful pets, they are often overlooked at shelters because of the color of their fur and outdated myths. Liberty Humane is proud to partner with Best Friends Animal Society and about 100 other animal rescue groups nationwide to promote the adoption of black animals through the “Back in Black” promotion. Throughout the month of May, all black animals at LHS will be offered at 50% off of the standard adoption fee.

In the market for a black cat? LHS has a number of black cats ranging in ages. What is really unique is the fact that most of these cats share a similar personality trait – they LOVE to play! If you are looking for an active playmate, then come visit Vixen, Nola, Dora or Sprocket. Nola and Dora are also chatterboxes so they will be sure to speak up when they want your attention.

How about a black dog? Gunner is one of Liberty Humane’s long-term residents and we’re not sure why. He is a sweet, affectionate dude that loves to go for long walks and also to spend time relaxing on the couch. Also available at the discounted fee this month is Prada, a gentle little girl who would be a wonderful addition to a family with young children.

On Sunday, May 20th, LHS will be hosting a bake sale at the shelter to help to continue to drive potential adopters to the shelter for the promotion. Join us and maybe you will find the ebony love of your life!

Bake Sale for the Back in Black Adoption Event

Date:  May 20, 2012 11:00am to 04:00pm
Details: Liberty Humane is teaming up with Best Friends Animal Society and other animal welfare groups nationwide to promote the adoption of black dogs and cats during the “Back in Black” discounted adoption event. Throughout the month of May, Liberty Humane’s elegant black felines and dogs will be offered at 50% off of the standard adoption fee. Swing by Liberty Humane on Sunday, May 20th from 11 AM – 4 PM to snack on some yummy treats at the bake sale while also looking for your new furry companion.

The Liberty Humane Society is located at 235 Jersey City Blvd. Jersey City, NJ 07305. Their website is http://libertyhumane.org for more information.

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March 9, 2012

Attention Pet Owners: Liberty Humane Society Offering Low-Cost Vaccines for Hoboken Residents’ Furry Friends

If you’re anything like me and don’t own a dog, you occasionally walk by the Hoboken dog park with wistful longing; if only your landlord let you have a pup of your own! But, there must be some dog-friendly apartments in Hoboken, because the dog park is always packed. Since that’s the case, I figured I’d tell you lucky pet owners and lovers about a great (and money-saving) event going on at the Liberty Humane Society in Jersey City this weekend:
Liberty Humane Society will be hosting a Pet Wellness Clinic this Sunday, 3/11 from 9 AM – 1 PM

This service provides low-cost vaccinations, testing, micro-chipping and medications for dogs and cats. Clinics operate on a first-come, first-served basis, so there may be a short wait – but considering the costs when taken care of elsewhere, it’s totally worth it.

Some of the Available Services include:
  • Rabies ($20)
  • Distemper ($20)
  • Lepto ($20)
  • Lyme ($30)
  • Bordetella ($20)
  • Canine Influenza ($20) * 2nd booster required micro-chip ($35)
  • Frontline Plus (1/$15, 3/$40)
  • Strongid (sm/$15, lg/$25)
  • Feline Combo Test ($35)
  • Heartworm ($35)
Please see the website for a full list of services:  http://libertyhumane.org/low-cost_clinic.php
Also…if your landlord does allow pets and you just haven’t found that special fluff ball yet, make sure to check out my Adoptable Hoboken Pets of the Week! which is a weekly occurrence in partnership with the Liberty Humane Society.
Liberty Humane services Hoboken and Jersey City – make sure to check out their Facebook Page and website for more information on adopting or volunteering.
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February 14, 2012

Liberty Humane Society Wine Tasting Fundraiser at Madame Claude’s February 26th 7-9pm

A brief sojourn to Jersey City’s excellent eatery Madame Claude’s can have you sampling fine wines and helping out this worthy organization…

Liberty Humane Society Wine Tasting Fundraiser

Date and Time: 26 February 2012 7:00pm to 09:00
Details:Join LHS at Madame Claude’s Wine Bar in Jersey City for an LHS Wine Tasting Fundraiser!
The Liberty Humane Society and Madame Claude’s Wine Bar located at 234 Pavonia Avenue in Jersey City would like to invite you to a wine tasting fundraiser on Sunday, February 26th from 7-9pm. Join LHS supporters and friends for an evening of fun where we will sample a selection of red and white wines, cheeses, and chocolates.Tickets are $20 if purchased on the LHS website by 2/23 or $25 at the door. A $5 raffle tickets can also put you in the running to receive a gift basket courtesy of Madame Claude’s.
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October 19, 2011

Hoboken Bark in the Park Recap Photos from 10/16/2011

The Liberty Humane held its eighth annual “Bark in the Park” Dog Walk and Fair, in conjunction with the City of Hoboken on Sunday, October 16th from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm at Church Square Park , right in the heart of downtown Hoboken. This year’s “Bark in the Park” featured celebrity guests Oogy the dog (the inspiration for the book: “Oogy: The Dog Only a Family Could Love”) as well as the lovely ladies of Pinups for Pitbulls!

Below are some photos courtesy of Naava Katz:

Bark in the Park Hoboken CSP 10-16-2011 3

Bark in the Park Hoboken CSP 10-16-2011 2

Bark in the Park Hoboken CSP 10-16-2011 4

Bark in the Park Hoboken CSP 10-16-2011 5

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September 2, 2011

Adopt your Hurricane Irene Foster Pet – Liberty Humane Society

Filed under: jersey City,Liberty Humane — Tags: , , — TheBoken @ 10:30 AM

Here is a note from the folks at Liberty Humane in Jersey City in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene:

Adopt your Hurricane Irene foster pet for a suggested donation of only $50 for dogs and $25 for cats. These funds will be applied to our hurricane relief effort. If your foster animal is not yet spayed/neutered, we ask that you please chip in to help with surgery costs. Call 201.547.4147 x1003 or daria@libertyhumane.org if interested.

If you want to help defray the costs for cleanup and supplies at the animal shelter, please chip in here:  http://libertyhumane.chipin.com/hurricane-irene-fund.


Liberty Humane Society adds:

“It is going to take us a few days to clean and prepare the facility to accept back all of the animals who were sent out to temporary foster. We will be organizing the return of hurricane foster animals in shifts, starting with facilities/rescues who took large groups of dogs on Wednesday, and individuals who took dogs and cats on Thursday or Friday. Thank you so much for your patience. If you have any questions or need to reach someone regarding your foster animal, please contact daria@libertyhumane.org directly.”

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August 23, 2011

Liberty Humane Society 50% off ‘Back in Black’ Discount on Adopting Black Cats and Dogs

Filed under: jersey City,Liberty Humane,pets — Tags: , , , — TheBoken @ 9:00 AM

This was sent out earlier in the month, but the Back in Black adoption promotion is still going on for the Liberty Humane Society in Jersey City…..

Liberty Humane Society showcasing black dogs, cats during

national ‘Back in Black’ adoption promotion

 Supported by Best Friends Animal Society®, adoption fees 50% off!

Black tie, black t-shirt or a little black dress…this year’s hot trend is furry, black and will lick your face or purr for you. Whatever your taste, add style and love to your life by adopting a beautiful black dog or cat during the national “Back in Black” adoption promotion. Adoption fees for black animals are 50 percent off!

Liberty Humane Society is holding a “Back in Black,” promotion between Monday, Aug. 15 and Saturday, Sept. 17 to highlight adorable, adoptable black dogs, cats, puppies and kittens. It is part of 34-day promotion across the United Statesbeing supported by national animal welfare organization Best Friends Animal Society®.

 “Rescue groups and shelters across the country know black cats and dogs are often incredibly friendly and loving, sometimes really silly, they can be your best hiking buddy or a real lap baby….they each have their own personality. Unfortunately, they get overlooked. By participating in this national promotion and featuring only black animals — and cutting adoption fees in half — we are hoping people will take a second look and get to know these characters for the wonderful four-footed family members they can be,” said Daria Benstead, volunteer coordinator for Liberty Humane Society.

 To meet Liberty Humane Society’s ebony charmers visit http://www.libertyhumane.org

This adoption event is part of Best Friends Animal Society’s lofty, but reachable goal of No More Homeless Pets®, which aims to end the killing of dogs and cats in America’s shelters. Liberty Humane Society is a participating member of the No More Homeless Pets® Network, a program of Best Friends Animal Society, offers help and support to animal rescue groups that save lives in their communities.

About Liberty Humane Society

For years the Liberty Humane Society has given homeless cats and dogs a chance to be adopted into loving homes. In a partnership with the City of Jersey City, under the auspices of the Mayor and City Council, the LHS took over management of the Jersey City Animal Shelter. We are working with the city to raise funds to build a state-of-the-art facility. The Liberty Humane Society has partnered with the City of Jersey Cityto build a new, state-of-the-art animal shelter on city-owned land located in LibertyState Park. http://libertyhumane.org/story.php

 About Best Friends Animal Society

Best Friends Animal Society® is a nonprofit organization building no-kill programs and partnerships that will bring about a day when there are No More Homeless Pets®. The society’s leading initiatives in animal care and community programs are coordinated from itsKanab,Utah, headquarters, the country’s largest no-kill sanctuary. This work is made possible through a grassroots network of supporters and community partners across the nation.

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