Meet Our Adoptable Dogs

Great Dogs Looking For Great Homes

  • Banjo
    10.5 Yrs. Old Shih Tzu

    Banjo is a mature male Shih Tzu that is very sweet and likes to cuddle when the opportunity presents itself. Weighing about 12 pounds, Banjo is in generally good health and is neutered. His two favorite pastimes are sleeping soundly in his choice of bedding and going for walks. Give him a strip of sidewalk and he'll follow it forever.

    He has never been aggressive to humans or other animals and is outgoing and friendly.
    Please apply to adopt Banjo at Rescueridge.com and if your application is a possible match a volunteer will get back to you within 72 hours

  • Nicky
    Nicky 4 Months Old Terrier Mix

    Introducing Nicky at Rescue Ridge! He is in a foster home and is doing quite well. Here is what his foster mom says about Nicky: Nicky is 14 lbs of fun. He's a almost 4 months old terrier mix. He knows his name and comes running when called. He's very affectionate and likes being held or laying in a lap. He is not yet housebroken but is willing to learn. Being a puppy, he is open to anything. He likes my dogs, like people, likes the cat we saw in the street.

    His mom is a 24 lb terrier mix, so Nicky probably won't be a big dog.
    Please apply to adopt Nicky at Rescueridge.com and if your application is a possible match a volunteer will get back to you within 72 hours.

  • Sport
    2.5 Yrs. Old Spaniel Mix

    Calling all spaniel lovers..... Sport is looking for his forever home! He is approximately 2-3 years old. He came to us thin, but is now getting good food and is slowly gaining weight. He is a typical Brittany spaniel... active and smart. He would do best with a yard and a family who can keep him active. He likes all people and seems to like other dogs too. Please apply to adopt this sweet boy at RescueRidge.com and if your application is a possible match a volunteer will get back to you within 72 hours.

  • Heidi
    6.5 Yrs. Old Labrador Mix

    Heidi is sweetness overload!! This 6.5-year-old Lab mix is such a loving, calm girl. It is obvious she’s had multiple litters, so now it’s her time to be loved and spoiled and live the good life. She will make an excellent companion for anyone. She’s friendly to all people and dogs. She is 64 pounds and up to date with all vaccinations. Please apply to adopt Heidi at Rescueridge.com and if your application is a possible match a volunteer will get back to you within 72 hours

  • Sarge
    1 Yr. Old Labrador Mix

    Meet Sarge. He’s a 1 year old lab mix. He’s 65 lbs of sweetness and energy. Sarge is smart and very willing to please. He is friendly to all people and likes dogs too. He is current on all vaccines and is eager to get into his forever home. Please apply to adopt sarge at Rescueridge.com and if your application is a possible match a volunteer will get back to you within 72 hours.

  • Charlie
    ~11 Yrs. Old Maltese/ Yorkie

    PLEASE HELP CHARLIE Charlie was adopted back in 2011 from a shelter. Charlie is a loving and cuddly dog with some anxieties. Charlie's family works a lot and he is tired of being alone. Charlie would love to live with a retired couple who would think he was the cat's meow and pamper him and bring him places. Charlie loves people and he is good with dogs after he gets used to them. He is also good with cats. Charlie is neutered and up to date on all shots. Charlie is still living with his family so if you are interested please give everyone some time to review your application. No questions can be answered without an application. Which you can do by going to rescueridge.com after you fill it out you should receive a confirmation on your email stating that the application has been received. If you do not get that confirmation please try it again. If you are having a problem text 732-546-8805 and someone will help you. Thank you for taking the time to read about Charlie.

  • Dudley
    2 Yrs. Old American Bulldog Mix

    Dudley is a 2 year old American Bulldog/terrier mix that was saved from an overcrowded shelter. Dudley is very friendly with people and dogs. He's a big boy who is strong, but he walks very calmly and nicely on the leash. He's very playful and loves playing with toys and enjoys a good belly rub. He loves to ride in the car and is very well-behaved on his rides. Dudley is neutered and current on all of his vaccines. Please give this big boy a home that he deserves!

  • Polo
    10 Yrs. Old Terrier Mix

    Rescue Ridge was asked to post for a friend of a friend.
    Polo is a 10 yr old in good health blue nose boy. His Mom can not take care of him anymore.


    We don't want Polo to end up in a shelter so can someone please help him. He is good with people and finding out more about other dogs. Up to date on shots, neutered and house trained. If you can help a dog in his senior years he would be eternally grateful.


    Please go to rescueridge.com to fill out an application and then text 732-546-8805 to let us know.


    Polo would be so happy.


  • Caesar
    Caesar 13 Yrs. Old Pit Bull Mix

    Please adopt Caesar! He is a complete love! Caesar is a 13-year young Pitbull mix. He is still very active and vivacious! He enjoys going on walks, playing with toys, and snuggling on the couch. He has no know health issues and is current will all of his vaccines. He is friendly to all people. He would prefer to be an only pet. Please give this very sweet, senior boy the home he deserves!
    Please apply to adopt Caesar at rescueridge.com and if your application is a possible match a volunteer will get back to you within 72 hours. Please share. Caesar is waiting in his kennel for you in Monmouth County NJ.

  • Barley
    Barley 2.10 Yrs. Old Cattle Dog Mix

    This is a Rescue Ridge Courtesy post: we can only tell you what we have been told. Please fill out an application at rescueridge.com and the family will get back to you. This is Barley, he is a Cattle Dog mix and he will be 3 in March 2021. Poor Barley Just lost his dad and a friend is caring for him and his siblings. Barley loves to be pet and the center of attention and would be best as an only dog due to those issues. Please text after you fill out an application to 732-546-8805. Remember the family will not call without an application which you can find at rescueridge.com

  • 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
    6.5 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 6 1/2 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


  • Taffy
    6 yrs. old Shepherd Mix

    Have a sweet tooth well our Taffy will satisfy that for you.

    Taffy 6 yr old Shep mix about 75 lbs. nice girl just waiting for her person to come and find her.

    Gentle and affectionate, learning to walk on a leash. Would be great for a person who just wants a snuggle bunny.

    A fenced-in yard is always a plus, especially in these icy months.

    Loves going for car rides. Is the perfect companion.

    If you would like to meet Taffy please fill out an application at rescueridge.com and then text 732-546-8805 or email [email protected] It is very difficult to answer everyone's questions so please submit an application if you want to know more.

    Taffy's adoption fee is $400.00. She is spayed and up to date.

    Taffy comes with a collar, a leash, some toys, and food.

    Here is Taffy in her video debut  

  • Sebastian
    ~2 to 3 Yrs. Old Staffordshire Terrier/ ~/ ~French Bulldog/Labrador

    Sebastian a young adult dog looking for a home this Holiday Season or in the coming New Year. Sebastian was found locked in an abandoned building, found just in the nick of time before he starved to death. Sebastian is a pocket Pittie boy. He has been at a trainer for a while to get him back to being the dog we know he can be. Sebastian needs a very experienced owner. No children or any other animals. Sebastian would be best in an active home, someone who likes to walk or run or a nice weekend hike. if this holiday season you want to help make a miracle please think of Sebastian. 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.



  • Ahsoka
    2 Yrs. Old American Bulldog Mix

    Her name is Ahsoka Just like in Star Wars Jedi. She's people and kid-friendly however due to her size I suggest she goes to a home with kids over 10. She was an outside dog so doesn't really have many manners. Knows how to sit and walks pretty well on a leash. Seems to be housebroken. She's a pleaser and wants to learn and is very sweet. Best as an only pet.' Please apply to adopt Ahsoka at Rescueridge.com and if your application is a possible match a volunteer will get back to you within 72 hours.  Here is Ahsoka's vide playing in the snow  


  • Scarlett
    4.5 Yrs. Old Blue Nose Staffordshire Terrier

    Poor Scarlett is back at Rescue Ridge. Her foster home did not work out. Too much energy for the older dog. Please give Scarlett a chance at a loving, forever home for the Holidays. She is so smart and sweet.
    Hi, everyone! My name is Scarlett. I am a sweet, 4-4.5 yrs. old, Blue Nose Staffordshire Terrier saved by Rescue Ridge from a local NJ shelter. I have learned a great deal here at Rescue Ridge in Monmouth County NJ and the folks here sent me to a professional trainer where I learned even more. I know a few commands, take treats and food gently, love to go for walks, car rides, and play in the play yard at the kennel. I am good with large dogs and the folks here have not tested me with small dogs or cats so we are really not sure about that. What they are sure about is that I give wonderful kisses once I get to know you. I am best in an adult home with an experienced owner. I get too excited about my toys but you can correct me to let me know to stop. That is what my trainer has taught me and I am eager to learn and please you. They really want me to go to a home that is willing to keep up with my great training. If you are willing, then that would be perfect! I keep my kennel very clean and am housebroken in a home. I was in a foster home and was a good girl. I really want to go home so please apply to adopt me at rescueridge.com No inquiries, please, without an application. I sure hope to meet you soon so we can have lots of fun together! Please apply to adopt Scarlett at rescueridge.com She is waiting in her kennel in Monmouth County NJ and she wants to go home for the Holidays. Here is her newest video:

    and here is her previous video when she first arrived



  • Oliver
    8 Yrs. Old Tri-Colored Chihuahua

    Oliver is still waiting for his forever home at
    Lost Dog Search & Rescue

    and is in a foster home in Monmouth County NJ. He is 8 yrs. old, adult, older child, dog and cat-friendly, housebroken, wonderful on a leash, takes toys, treats, food gently, loves to go for walks or just hang out with you on a lovely day or evening. Oliver loves to sit on your lap but prefers to jump onto it rather than you pick him up. For this reason, he is best with older children who will understand not to pick him up. Oliver is good with male and female dogs of all sizes but prefers the little dogs and prefers dogs that are not going to jump up all over him. Oliver an adorable tri-colored Chihuahua and will make a wonderful companion, knows a few commands, and will literally dance into your heart! Watch Oliver do a little dance for a treat in this video! Please apply to adopt Oliver at www.ILostmydog.org and his rescue will get back to you. Here is Oliver in his latest video https://youtu.be/Su-KuL1NzWM 

  • Shelly
    Shelly 4 Yrs. Old Staffordshire Terrier

    THIS IS A COURTESY LISTING FOR “SHELLY”. FOSTER OR ADOPTER NEEDED.

    My friends call me “Shelly”. I am a captivating, intelligent, and affectionate 4-year old, 55 lb. girl… if I do say so myself.  

    I am house trained, know some basic commands, and am getting better on a leash. I eat way too fast- it appears that I had a pretty rough start in life- so I eat from a puzzle bowl to slow me down.

    I am probably better off as an only pet, as I want all of the affection I was deprived of early on, but I would be open to meeting another male dog my size.

    A home with older children or adults-only would be ideal for me, as I can be excited when I am happy. After all, I probably didn’t have much to be excited about before.

    Shelly is currently being fostered in Staten Island, NY. To learn more, please contact AmsterDog at [email protected] or fill out our application at www.amsterdog.org/application to get the process started.

  • Summer
    7 Yrs. Old Labrador/ Rottweiler Mix

    Summer is coming and she would like a new home. Summer is a 7 year old Rottie/Lab mix. She is a shy and gentle little girl. Not interested in toys, is into being love and adored. Summer is ok with other dogs but prefers human attention. And with this face who wouldn't want to give it to her. Good with children. If interested please fill out an application at rescueridge.com No questions will be answered without an application. NJ adoptions only Adoption fee is $350.00

  • Roxy
    ~5.5 to 6 Yr. Old Red Staffordshire Terrier

    A volunteer wrote: 'I met Roxy today! She is a complete and total delight! Her foster mom and Roxy met me at the park and we had so much fun watching Roxy explore. Roxy is ~5.5 yrs. old, an adorable Staffordshire Terrier mix saved from a miserable life of breeding. Rescue Ridge stepped up to save her and she is doing great in her foster home. Roxy loves people of all ages. She is affectionate, well-mannered, and kind. Roxy has great house manners and is fully housebroken/ crate trained, and is a pleasure to have in the foster home. She takes toys, treats, food gently, and is treat motivated. Roxy will give you her paw in exchange for a nice treat. She loves car rides, too! In the home, she is a terrific snuggler so turn on some movies and spend quality time with a truly loving girl. Roxy walks fairly well on a leash, just excited when she sees a squirrel LOL or another dog. Roxy loves to go for walks so put on your walking shoes and have a great time with Roxy! She prefers to be your one and only pet and with such a loving nature you truly won't need more. Please apply to adopt Roxy in central NJ at Rescueridge.com and if your application is a possible match a volunteer will get back to you within 72 hours. Here is Roxy's video debut https://youtu.be/b1HoeRAS2-8 Please adopt Roxy. You won't regret it for a minute    

  • Bronx
    3 Yrs. Old Staffordshire Terrier

    LET'S WELCOME BRONX TO RESCUE RIDGE! Bronx is approximately 3 yrs.old, a stunning, sweet, Staffordshire Terrier. He is very loving and affectionate once he is comfortable with you. Bronx would do best in an adult only home with someone who knows and understands the breed. He should be an only pet in the home. He has had professional training and will continue his training once he is adopted. This boy deserves a loving home. Please apply to adopt Bronx at Rescueridge.com and once you submit an application, please text us that you did. If your application is a possible match, a volunteer will get back to you within 72 hours. Let's show some love for Bronx by sharing him widely!

  • Cleo
    Cleo ~6 or 7 Yrs. Old Rottweiler

    UPDATE:  7/23/20 Cleo had her surgery today and is now spayed.  She also had what apparently is just a growth removed.  We are so relieved!  This sweet girl has won the heart of everyone who has met her.  She is now in a foster home awaiting her forever home.  Don't miss out on Cleo.  She is a wonderful companion. Let's welcome Cleo to Rescue Ridge in Monmouth County, N. J. This lovely ~6 to 7 yrs. old sweetheart, female Rottweiler is looking for a foster or forever home. Cleo is a gentle, very friendly gal who was abandoned and tied up on the Garden State Parkway in the heat! Rescue Ridge has stepped up to save her and she is currently waiting in her kennel for a kind person or family to make the rest of her days pampered and loved. Cleo will be going for surgery during the next week or so to remove a large tumor on her stomach and to be spayed. We will know her medical information better at that time. Cleo loves everyone she meets and seems to be dog-friendly. She enjoys easy-going walks, loves to roll in the grass, and has no toy, treat, or food issues. She seems to be housebroken and keeps her kennel very clean. If you would like to foster or adopt Cleo, please apply at rescueridge.com and then text 732 546 8805 to let us know you did. Please consider helping us out by donating to her surgery. These are very rough times for us since all of our major fundraiser activities were canceled due to Covid 19. We really need your help in keeping us afloat to continue our mission to save as many homeless animals as we can and provide them with wonderful care. Please donate for Cleo on the Donate button attached here or on our website at https://www.rescueridge.com/donate-to-rescue-ridge Thank you. Here is Cleo in her video debut

  • Shiloh
    6 Yrs. Old Staffordshire Terrier Mix

    Courtesy Post. Please apply at bfdaaa.com Shiloh is still searching for a quiet, adult only home where he can enjoy going for long or short walks, run in a fenced-in yard, or just snuggle by your side and watch the world go by. He is best with an experienced owner as your only pet and prefers to be in a home with women. Well, we guess he is simply a ladies man! Shiloh is less trusting of men.  He can be fine with men with slow introduction. Poor boy  who knows what his life was like before but we know that there is a loving home out there for this handsome guy. He is best in a quiet, single-family home. The apartment life is too busy for him. Shiloh is fully housebroken, crate trained, good on a leash, takes toys, treats food gently, knows several commands, and is wondering when his chance will come at a loving, quiet, adult home? Can you be Shiloh's hero? He is 6 yrs. old sweetheart down on his luck. Saved by Best Friend Dog and Animal Adoption, Inc. and Best Friend Thrift Shop from a local New Jersey shelter where he waited a long time to be rescued. Now, Shiloh is in his kennel in Stirling, N. J. waiting for you to adopt him. Please apply to adopt Shiloh at bfdaaa.com and email [email protected] for more information. If your application is a possible match, a volunteer will get back to you within 72 hours. Here is Shiloh in his newest video https://youtu.be/RZ1TN5geu8U

  • 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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  • John
    7 Yrs. Old Bull Dog Mix

    There's a new sheriff in town goes by the name John Wayne.

    Now John Wayne is no spring chicken seen his share of cowdogs come and go

    If you are searching for that special so and so

    John Wayne is the way to go

    John is 7 years old loves to be pet and adored. Loves looking into your eyes and knowing you love him. Up to date on shots and neutered

    Likes other dogs, not sure about cats.

    Walks calmly on a leash. Doesn't seem to bark too much.

    If you would like to make John a big part of your world please fill out an application on rescueridge.com and then text 732-546-8805 for a meet.

    We are looking for someone to love and adore him so please be serious about your inquiry.

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