Meet Our Adoptable Dogs

Great Dogs Looking For Great Homes

  • Gizmo
    3-5 Yrs. Old Shih Tzu

    Stray found in Passaic. Estimated to be between 3-5 years old. He gets along with dogs and cats. He is very affectionate He is a little barker when meeting someone new.

  • Neco
    3 Yrs. Old Flat Coat Retriever

    Neco is a beautiful 3-year-old Flat Coat Retriever mix saved by Rescue Ridge from a local shelter. Neco loves everyone he meets, is dog friendly, and lived with another dog. He is playful, affectionate, and walks nicely on a leash. Neco is neutered, up to date on shots, and ready to move into a loving home. Please apply to adopt Neco at RescueRidge.com and come meet this sweet fun-loving boy! Please Apply to adopt him atrescueridge.com and if your application is a possible match a volunteer will get back to you shortly  Here is a video of Neco 

  • Nikki
    28 Yrs. Old Registered Quarter Horse

    Adopt Nikki at Rescueridge.com
    We have a horse that needs a home. The family's parents are moving to a 55 and older home and have had some medical issues recently. The horse is a gelded male 28 yr old registered quarter horse and well taken care of. The horse takes sand rid every day to prevent sand colic and cannot be ridden due to navicular disease. He is extremely friendly and would be a great companion horse. Please contact [email protected]

  • Rico
    1 Yr. Old Mixed Breed

    Let’s welcome Rico to Rescue Ridge! This happy little guy is Rico. Rico is a 40lb mixed breed pup, approximately 1 yr old. Rico is friendly to everyone he meets. He loves attention and playing fetch. Rico is treat-motivated and eager to learn. He would love an active family with slightly older children to call his own. Rico could possibly be a great playmate for another young dog as well. Apply to adopt Rico at rescueridge.com


  • Moe
    8-9 Yrs. Old Neopolitan Mastiff

    Moe and his sister were pulled from the shelter in North Jersey. When Moe became too much to handle, rescue was asked to take him. Moe is 8-9 years old. He is sweet but sometimes he has to warm up to you. He does not have food issues. He picks and chooses the dogs he likes but he likes females better. He prefers calm dogs and a calm environment. Moe is very affectionate and sweet. When meeting new people he prefers to approach them rather than them approaching or cornering him. He eats in private. He is not possessive about toys or bowls but he does get space while eating. He is a treasure for a calm home without small children. He sleeps in a crate. Please apply to adopt Moe at rescueridge.com and if your application is a possible match a volunteer will get back to you shortly. If you do not hear from us, your application might not match this dog's needs but may match another one of our dogs. Please let us know. 


    HERE IS MOE IN HIS VIDEO DEBUT 




  • Auggie
    2 Yrs. Old Pit Bull

    Auggie just arrived at Rescue Ridge. He is a 2 year old pitbull. He is so sweet and friendly. Despite his strength, he’s a good boy on his walks. He’s playful and just a pleasure to be around. Auggie weighs approximately 75lbs. He would be a great addition to a home with older children just because of his strength. We are still figuring out if he is dog-friendly. He is not reactive to dogs so far. He will be neutered and up to date with all vaccines prior to adoption. Please apply to adopt Auggie today!!

  • Peanut
    5 Yrs. Old Staffordshire Terrier Mix

    Peanut is one sweet boy!! He is a calm, friendly, loving Staffie mix who is looking for his forever home. Peanut’s owner became ill and could no longer care for him. He is used to living in a home and is very housebroken. Peanut loves people and seems to be dog-friendly as well. He enjoys trips to the park and as many belly rubs as he can get! Although he is a bigger boy, he is easy to manage and walk. Peanut is neutered and up to date with all vaccines. Please come meet Peanut and fall in love! Please apply to adopt Peanut and if your application is a possible match a volunteer will get back to you shortly. If you do not hear from us your application might not match this dog's needs but may match another. Please see our website and let us know. Here is Peanut in his newest video

     Here is a little video clip of Peanut. And here is another new video 

  • George Bailey
    8 to 10 Yrs. Old Border Collie Mix

    George is between 8 to 10  years old.
    George Bailey is looking for a 'wonderful life.'  Would you please give it to him?  He is very sweet and friendly.  He is an active boy and is best in a home without young children. He needs an active but calmer home.  He is best in a home that will give him plenty of exercise.  George lived in a foster home with a Pit Bull Terrier, a Setter, and a Rat Terrier and did well with them.  If you have an active but quiet home with older children, please apply to adopt this loving, people and dog-friendly, housebroken boy, at rescueridge.com and if your application is a possible match a volunteer will get back to you shortly.  If you do not hear from us, your application might not match this dog's needs but may match another one of our dogs.  Please see our website and let us know.


  • Holly
    9-10 Yrs. Old Rottweiler Mix

    Holly is a sweet senior girl. She is very affectionate and loves to be petted and will let you know to keep going when you stop. She guards her toys, so no small children. Holly loves to be near you.  She craves affection and is a most loyal and loving girl.  She likes to guard her toys so no small children.  Holly has arthritis and is receiving medication for her arthritis. The medication is very helpful to her and she looks forward to taking it.  Holly is housebroken, easy on a leash, and takes treats and food gently.  Please apply this loving girl at rescueridge.com and if your application is a possible match a volunteer will get back to you shortly.  If you do not hear from us your application may not match this dog's needs but may match another one of our dogs.  Please let us know. 


  • Sweetpea
    8 Yrs. Old Boxer/ Bully Mix

    Sweet Pea came from a rescue 6 + years ago and is about 8 years old. She is loving and affectionate. She loves marrow bones and treats. She eats in her crate and at times growls when standing there. She will go outside when toys or bones are replaced with food. Other than that, she is like her name -very sweet. She might be but is not always shy when meeting new people. Other than her food issues she is a treasure. She would do best in a calm home with calm dogs. She sleeps in her crate. Please apply to adopt Sweet Pea and if your application is a possible match a volunteer will get back to you shortly.  If you do not hear from us, your application might not match this dog's needs but may match another.  Please let us know. 



    HERE IS SWEET PEA IN HER VIDEO DEBUT 


  • Rip
    3 Years Old Blue Nose Pit Bull Terrier

    Courtesy Posted On Rescue Ridge

    Meet Rip, he is a 3 year old pocket Pittie and is looking for his forever home.  Needs to be in a household with No young children or other Animals, he needs to be your one and only.  He is crate trained, walks great on a leash and knows basic commands.  Please apply to adopt Rip at rescueridge.com and if your application is a possible match a volunteer will get back to you shortly. 

  • Memphis
    4 Yrs. Old Catahoula/ Coonhound Mix

    Memphis is a handsome, 4 yrs. old, Catahoula/ Coonhound mix. He is an active boy who loves to go for walks, takes treats very nicely, knows 'Sit' and 'Down', and would love an adult home or one with much older children. Memphis needs a quiet home to help him to feel calmer. Are you an experienced dog owner? Memphis would love a fenced in yard and would love to be your only pet. Please apply to adopt Memphis at rescueridge.comand if your application is a possible match a volunteer will get back to you shortly. If you do not hear from us, your application might not match this dog's needs but may be a good match for another one of our dogs. Please see our website and let us know.  Here is Memphis in his video debut 




  • Jack
    1.5 -2 yrs. old Jack Russell Terrier

    Jack is an adorable, playful 1.5 -2 yrs. old Jack Russell Terrier.  Saved by Rescue Ridge from a local NJ shelter.  Jack loves to go for walks, play with toys, and would love to find his active person or forever family.  He is dog friendly but a meet and greet with your dog will help us to see if they are a good match.  Jack is best in a home with slightly older kids due to his size and activity level. Jack takes toys, treats, and food gently and will even do an adorable little 'dance' when standing for treats.  Please apply to adopt Jack at Rescueridge.com and if your application is a possible match a volunteer will get back to you shortly.  Here is Jack in his video debut 


  • Nellie
    8-10 Yrs. Old Labrador Mix

    Meet Nellie! If you are looking for a true snuggle bug then here she is! Poor Nellie must have had a rough life. She has scars all over her body but that does not change her inner beauty and she is a lovely, ~8 to 10 yrs. old medium size mixed breed sweetheart. Nellie loves people and would prefer to be your only pet. Nellie LOVES to play with her toys and will share them nicely with you. She takes food, treats, and toys gently, loves to sun-bathe in the play yard and loves to go for walks. She is strong on the leash but loves her walks. Nellie would love to learn some commands and is a willing participant. This girl wants nothing more than to relax in a quieter side home with adults or older children. Won't you please be her forever person or family? Please apply to adopt Nellie at Rescueridge.com and if your application is a possible match a volunteer will get back to you shortly.  Here is Nellie in her video debut 

  • Buttons
    10-12 Yr. Old Hound Mix

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    Buttons
    10-12 Yrs. Old Hound Mix
    Buttons is one of the sweetest, most gentle girls you will ever meet! Saved by Rescue Ridge when her family surrendered her to a local shelter, this poor girl was so scared, huddled in the corner, and would not move. Why would anyone want to abandon this lovely family dog in her senior years? This sweet Hound mix loves people and, due to her age, is best in a quiet adult home or one with older children. Buttons does not mind the dogs at the kennel but does not want them to go in her face. We are not sure how she will be with another dog in the home. Buttons takes toys, treats, and food gently, too. Oh! One of her favorite things, other than to greet you by kissing your hand, is to go for an easy-going walk! She is great in the car, too. Won't you please foster or adopt this lovely senior girl? Kennel life is hard for her. She truly deserves a nice comfy bed to snuggle next to you on. Please apply to adopt Buttons at rescueridge.com and if your application is a possible match a volunteer will get back to you shortly. If you do not hear from us, your application might be a possible match for another dog. Please let us know. HERE IS HER VIDEO DEBUT: 

  • Orianna
    6.5 Years Old. American Bulldog Mix

    Oriana is a very loving lady who loves to be held , loved, and petted.

    She lives by the beach and loves to go dig and play ball.

    Orianna's mom is devastated she needs help to find this girl a new home.

    Orianna is between 6.5 years old, housebroken , up to date and all the good stuff.

    She loves children but over 8 would be best, loves adults of all ages

    she does spend some of her afternoons at pampered pet but needs time acclimating to new dogs

    Orianna's only downside is that she will lick you to death.

    If you would like to meet this wonderful little girl please an application is a must.
    Go to rescueridge.com to fill it out and then text 732-546-8805

    New jersey families only please to hard to do out of state home visits.

    Adoption fee is 350.00


  • Dutchess
    3 to 4 Yrs. Old Pit Bull Mix

     Dutchess is the mama of the Royal Family puppies. She is now ready for her forever home. Dutchess is an approximately 3-4-year-old petite Pittie mix girl. She has had multiple litters and now it’s her time for someone to spoil and take great care of her. Dutchess loves nothing more than to snuggle with, and get attention from, her humans. She is a cuddle bug! She has no issues at all sharing her food or toys. She loves to play catch and loves walks, squeaky toys, and is wonderful at bathtime, too! Dutchess would love a home where she will get lots of attention and interaction with her family. She is spayed and up to date with her shots. Please apply to adopt Dutchess today! Please apply at rescueridge.com and if your application is a possible match a volunteer will get back to you shortly. If you do not hear from us, your application may not be a match for this dog but might be for another. Please see our website and let us know if you would like to be considered for another dog

    Here is her video debut 

  • Perseus
    6 Yrs. Old Pit Bull / Labrador Mix

    This handsome boy is Perseus. He was saved from a local shelter where he was turned in when his owner passed away. Perseus is a pit bull mix who is 6 years old. He is very friendly and lived with children. He knows several commands and is very playful. Perseus loves to play ball, go for walks, catch snowflakes, and go for car rides with you!  He is housebroken and up to date with his vaccines. Perseus lived in a home and really wants to find his forever home as soon as possible. He should be the only pet in the home. Please apply to adopt Perseus today! Please apply at Rescueridge.com and if your application is a possible match a volunteer will get back to you shortly. If you do not hear from us your application might not be a match for this dog but might be a match for another. Please check our website and let us know any other interests.  Here is Perseus in his newest video 


  • Rio
    19 Months American Eskimo

    Rio is a courtesy post 19 months Eskimo up to date and neutered. family not prepared for such a young dog. American Eskimo experience is a plus. fenced in yard, no young kids. Application is a must. Preferred you live in NJ but if extremely knowledgeable of the breed will consider near nj. adoption fee is $500.00

  • Martin
    5 Yrs. Old. Staffordshire Terrier/ Labrador Mix

    Martin wants to let you know that he is still waiting for his forever home at Rescue Ridge. He is waiting for you in his kennel at Rescue Ridge in central NJ. Martin was saved by Rescue Ridge from a local inner-city NJ shelter. He is visually impaired but he gets around quite well. Martin is a good sweet, 5 yrs. old, Staffordshire Terrier/ Labrador mix. He is good with other larger, gentle, senior dogs. Due to his being visually impaired, Martin sometimes has difficulty understanding social cues when around other dogs and he needs another dog who is patient and yet can teach him how to behave. He would even love to be your one and only pet. No cats, please. No small animals. Martin is housebroken and crate trained. He loves to just hang around and snuggle with you. Please apply to adopt Martin at Rescueridge.com and then text 732 546 8805 to meet him. Please share and help Martin finally have a forever home.

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  • Sebastian
    3 Yrs. Old Staffordshire Terrier/ ~/ ~French Bulldog/Labrador

    Hi. My name is Sebastian. I am really looking for my forever friend. The folks at Rescue Ridge cannot understand why it is taking so long but I will be patient until the right person or adult family comes along. You see...they found me just in time. I was left alone to starve to death in an abandoned apartment. I really was close to not being in the world. Then, Rescue Ridge stepped up to save me and nursed me back to health. I was just a puppy when this happened. I am a strong, smart guy to survive all of that. Rescue Ridge set me up with a great trainer and I have learned several commands, go potty outside, walk well on a leash, and have no toy, treat, or food issues. I just need a quiet, adult home with an experienced owner. I need to be your one and only pet in the home. Will YOU be my forever friend? Please apply to adopt me at Rescueridge.com and if your application is a possible match a volunteer will get back to you shortly. If you don't quite fit what I need, you might be great for another one of our homeless dogs so please let us know any other interest.

     If you fit these criteria, please fill out an application at rescueridge.com and then text 732-546-8805 so we can set up an appt. An application is a must. No out-of-state adoptions. Sebastian's adoption fee is $400.00. Sebastian comes with food a collar, a leash, and some training lessons for the new parents.  Here is Sebastian in his video  





  • Meera
    7 to 8 Yrs. Old Blue Nose Staffordshire Terrier

    Beautiful Meera was at a local NJ shelter for one year. It is Thanksgiving and she is our rescue for Thanksgiving. She is 7 to 8 yrs. old, a stunning Blue Nose Staffordshire Terrier. Meera is adjusting nicely to her life at Rescue Ridge. She would love a quiet home with adults or one with older children. She enjoys walks, LOVES treats, and has no toy, treat, or food issues. Meera is spayed and up to date on vaccinations. She is adjusting to meeting new people and will make a very loyal and loving family member. Please apply to adopt Meera at rescueridge.com and if your application is a possible match a volunteer will get back to you within 72 hours. https://youtu.be/9YlOsJ5VTLs  HERE IS MEERA IN HER LATEST VIDEO 

  • Waldo
    7/8 Yrs. Old Husky Mix

    WALDO WOULD LOVE A HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS! PLEASE ADOPT WALDO AT RESCUERIDGE.COM THIS MONTH IS ADOPT A SENIOR MONTH. ADULT, CHILD, DOG FRIENDLY, AND SUPER SWEET BOY. Poor Waldo came to us extremely skinny. Since he has been here he has put on a pound to some that may not seem a lot but we can already see the difference in Waldo Sweet senior boy seems to like other dogs. Waldo needs to be neutered and when he puts on a few more lbs we can have it done. Walks nicely, loves everyone he has come in contact with, please help find Waldo a loving warm home for the winter. Please apply to adopt Waldo at Rescueridge.com and if your application is a possible match a volunteer will get back to you within 72 hours. Here is Waldo in his video debut https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QJYYUwYO8Ao

  • Penny
    5.5 Yrs. Old Staffordshire Terrier Mix

    Courtesy posted for Bfdaaa.com Please apply to them directly. PLEASE APPLY TO ADOPT PENNY AT BFDAAA.COM

    PENNY WANTS A HUGE BACKYARD TO PLAY IN!!!!

    Penny is incredibly sweet and loving, super playful and funny. She LOVES to play fetch, is crate-trained and housebroken. She would prefer to be your one and only pet but really loves the company of adult humans. Due to her need to play and be a little rambunctious, a home with children 16+ is required. Penny is around 5-6 years old and is fully vetted. Her favorite activity is playing fetch in the backyard alone or with someone!!! Penny would make a great couch companion in those cold winter nights. She may take over the couch, hog the pillows and blankets and steal your popcorn, but that doesn't matter....right???
    If you are interested in Penny, please go to bfdaaa.com to complete an application.

  • Rhino
    8 Yrs. Old Staffordshire Terrier/ Boxer Mix

    Rhino is 8 yrs. old. He is a stunning, athletic, brindle, Staffordshire Terrier/ Boxer mix. This poor boy lived outside on a heavy chain for the first five years of his life with little shelter or love. His owner brought him to a local NJ shelter and Rescue Ridge stepped up to save him. The volunteers at Rescue Ridge gained his love and trust. Rescue Ridge has also helped Rhino with professional training. Rhino is an incredible dog. He is most loyal and loving and highly intelligent. Rhino needs an experienced owner. Rhino needs a quiet adult home with no traffic of people coming and going. He is housebroken and has no toy, treat, or food issues. He will gladly cuddle with you and loves structure. He loves a routine. He looks forward to his walks and is excellent on leash. Rhino loves car rides and will be your best co-pilot. He knows his basic commands and listens very well. Rhino is best as your only pet in the home even though he has some canine friends at the rescue and even had a canine girlfriend. She found her forever home. Where is his? If you are the type of person whose heart goes out to the most in need and will provide structure, then Rhino will truly be your best companion. Please apply to adopt Rhino at rescueridge.com No inquiries, please without an application. Here is Rhino's newest video 



  • Rocky
    5 to 7 Yrs. Old Beagle/ Hound Mix

    Come meet adorable Rocky at Rescue Ridge! This sweet, shy, 5to 7yr. old, neutered, vaccinated, Beagle mix was saved by Rescue Ridge and is currently waiting patiently in his kennel in central N. J. Rocky needs lots of time to warm up to you, is housebroken, and is best in a home with no children He passes by dogs just fine but would prefer not to live with one.. Don't miss out on this very special pup. Please apply to adopt Rocky at RescueRidge.com and text 732 546 8805 to meet him.

    Rocky would be best with a one or two-person family who is very experienced. Very low key and little company.

    Rocky has been with us a while and can be very temperamental. He needs someone who lives in Monmouth county who can visit him a bunch of times before he could go home.

    If you are interested please fill out an application at rescueridge.com and then reach out to 732-546-8805.





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  • Freddie
    9 Yrs. Old Staffordshire Terrier/ Boxer Mix

    POOR FREDDIE WAS RETURNED TO RESCUE RIDGE. Poor, sweet, handsome, Freddie was returned to Rescue Ridge through no fault of his own. His family could no longer take care of him. We need your help in finding Freddie a new, loving, forever home. Will you help us to help him? Freddie is a loving, affectionate, playful, now 9 yr. old, Staffordshire Terrier or Hound/ Boxer mix guy who was saved by Rescue Ridge from a local, New Jersey, overcrowded shelter . His family could not keep him and Rescue Ridge stepped up to save him. . Freddie is best in an adult home, and housebroken, too! He loves to run, snuggle, play ball, and go for walks. He knows 'Sit' and takes toys, treats and food gently. Freddie is fabulous in the car and promises to be your best co- pilot ever! Freddie is dog selective and would prefer to be your only pet in the home. Please apply to foster or adopt Freddie in central N. J. at RescueRidge.com and email: [email protected] or text us at 732-546-8805


  • Penelope
    14 Months Old Doberman Mix

    Penelope is a courtesy post for Best Friend Dog and Animal Adoption, Inc.  Please apply to adopt her at bfdaaa.com

    If your application is a possible match, a volunteer will get back to you within 48 hrs. No inquiries, please, without an application. WORKING BREED EXPERIENCE REQUIRED!!! Penelope is a gorgeous and sassy 14-month-old, Doberman mix that needs an active and loving home. She is super sweet, affectionate, very smart, great on a leash, and loves to play ball!!!  She has been professionally trained on basic obedience and is a quick learner. Penelope is at the training/ boarding facility and is ready for her forever home.  She is people and dog friendly, loves to play in the play yard with another dog, and loves to play fetch.  She would love a home with a nice fenced-in yard, and maybe have some older kids to play with. She is a fun-loving and affectionate girl with a big personality. She wants to protect her people so it’s important to understand this breed and give her proper guidance and training. Penelope is fully vetted and ready to start her new life. If you are interested in Penelope, please go to bfdaaa.com to complete an application. Here is Penelope at the trainer's 

      Here is Penelope's video debut  

  • Loki
    6 Mos. Old Purebred Red Border Coolie

    6 Month old Loki is a courtesy post: He is with a friend of the Rescue. An application is a must to speak with the family who has Loki. Loki is a 6 month old Purebred Red Border Collie. Loki is very active, needs an experienced active family who is not out of the home a lot.  Loves people and other dogs, don't know about cats. Probably no young children just cause he is young and needs more training. And if you know border collies they like to herd. If you are interested in Loki and meet these qualifications please go to rescueridge.com and fill out an application. After it is completed you will get a confirmation by email. Then text  732-546-8805 to let us know and someone will get back to you if your application meets the needs of this dog.  

  • Taffy
    8 Yrs. Old Shepherd Hound Mix

    URGENT FOSTER HOME NEEDED FOR 6 TO 8 WEEKS WHILE HER FOSTER MOM HAS TO GO OVERSEAS. PLEASE TEXT 732 546 8805 AND APPLY AT RESCUERIDGE.COM TAFFY IS A VERY GENTLE 8 YRS. OLD SHEPHERD MIX IN MONMOUTH COUNTY NJ. ONLY PET AND GOOD WITH KIDS. HOUSEBROKEN. Now, THIS is a lovely girl!!! Taffy is ~8 yrs. old, an adorable, spayed, Shepherd mix. Sadly, Taffy's owner passed away and Rescue Ridge stepped up to save her. She is waiting in her foster at Rescue Ridge in Monmouth County NJ for some lucky person to take her home. To call Taffy sweet is just the beginning of her wonderful attributes. She is kind, mellow, affectionate, smart, fully housebroken, good on a leash, has no toy, treat, or food issues, and loves car rides, too! Taffy leans into you after just seconds of meeting her for some loving. She will gladly give you her belly to rub and stretches out on the ground in sheer bliss when you show her attention and love. Taffy is best in a home with sturdy kids, probably just slightly older, simply because she is 75 lbs. and we would not want her to knock the very little ones down. She will give you her paw to seal the deal. Please apply to temporarily foster Taffy at Rescueridge.com and if your application is a possible match a volunteer will get back to you within 72 hours. Please share.

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