Fourth Annual Bow Wow Brunch

Join us as we celebrate Cinco de Mayo at The Grand Summit Hotel on May 5, 2019. Enjoy an afternoon of festive food, signature drinks, and exclusive auction prizes. Every ticket purchased will benefit our mission to expand our ability to provide medical care in a safe and comfortable state-of-the-art facility in Aiken, South Carolina…. Read more »

Jeremiah and Gemma’s Journeys

Join us as we share the heartwarming journey of Gemma, a beautiful German Shepherd, to her new home in Kokomo, Indiana.  Awaiting Gemma was Jeremiah Derks, just 12 years old, who was presented a very special delivery by members of the Jersey City Police Department – Detective Benevolent Association this morning, where their two stories… Read more »

Kuranda Beds Donations

We have just launched a Kuranda Bed donation campaign. Please help our dogs in Aiken, South Carolina with warm beds to sleep on by donating a bed today. Click here for the donation information. Here in New Jersey, our Home for Good pups are safe and warm in loving foster homes. But before they are… Read more »

Adoption Event at PetSmart Millburn, April 20th 2019

Join us for an adoption event at PetSmart in Millburn! 187 Millburn Ave. Saturday, April 20th from 11 AM to 4 PM! Our dogs will be waiting to greet you! Be sure to apply for adoption online before you arrive.

Yearly Statistics

Our Previous Year’s Statistics: 2016 About us: Home for Good Dog Rescue (HFGDR) is a 100% foster-based, non-profit 501(c)(3) dog rescue established in 2010 in Summit, New Jersey with offices in Berkeley Heights, New Jersey. We rescue homeless dogs from high-kill shelters in the South, which are overflowing with unwanted dogs on the brink of… Read more »

The Dangers of a Chubby Tummy

Yes, that chubby tummy might make your dog look cute, but the fact is that those few extra pounds your pooch is carrying around are severely dangerous to its health. Research from PetMD has shown that overweight dogs are at a higher risk for a host of health problems, like cancer, osteoporosis, and bladder stones…. Read more »

Meet Our New Intern: The Dog Days Are Far From Over

I knew that once I entered the building and got the scent of newly washed dog that my nerves would settle down. As someone who has a rough time with first impressions, the knowledge that dogs would be around pretty much all of the time made the first day rather comfortable.  Plus, it’s pretty hard… Read more »

Meet Our Fosters of the Month!

This month, we’re highlighting the Olivapotenza family! They have fostered so many of our dogs, young and old, and we are so grateful for all their hard work! To read the full interview, visit us here.

5K Run & 5K Doggy Dash

Calling all 5k Runners and 5K Runners and their Canine Companions Join us for our 1st Annual  Home for Good  5K Run (USATF Certified Course) and 5K Doggy Dash on Saturday, October 3, 2015 at Nomahegan Park, Cranford, NJ.   There will be a 1 Mile Dog Walk for non-runners.  You can register online at: Register.Compuscore.com/HomeforGood5K. The event will be held from 8A.M-11A.M. rain or… Read more »

Meet Our Fosters of the Month

We’re so grateful to all our fosters. And each month we feature a new foster parent. This month we interviewed the Lehner-Feldman family about their experience with fostering dogs through HFG! Read the full interview here.