Shelter Info

The Burlington County Animal Shelter is an open-admission county operated shelter. BCAS is the only shelter in Burlington County, and is responsible for all of the county’s strays and unwanted pets.

Shelter Hours

  • Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday – 12:00 PM – 3:30 PM
  • Wednesday – CLOSED for public walk throughs; appointments only
  • Thursday – 12:00 PM – 6:30 PM
  • Holidays: closed

Volunteer Hours: Volunteers may visit the shelter when it’s open to the public, as well as some time before and after public hours. Refer to the Volunteer Handbook for current times volunteers may be at the shelter.


Shelter Statistics

View the latest Burlington County Animal Shelter statistics.


Location and Directions

  • Shelter Address: 35 Academy Dr., Westampton, NJ 08060
  • GPS Address: 15 Pioneer Blvd., Westampton, NJ 08060
  • Shelter phone number: 609-265-5073

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Directions from the New Jersey Turnpike:

  • Take exit 5
  • At traffic light, turn right onto Route 541
  • Go through first traffic light
  • Take jughandle before next light (Woodlane Road)
  • Turn right at stop sign
  • Turn right at second traffic light (Pioneer Blvd)
  • Turn left onto Academy Drive
  • Follow signs to Animal Shelter

Directions from Interstate 295:

  • Take exit 45A
  • Turn left at third traffic light (Irick Road)
  • Turn right at first traffic light (Woodlane Road)
  • Turn left at next traffic light (Pioneer Blvd)
  • Turn left on Academy Drive
  • Follow signs to Animal Shelter
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