Mission Statement

Our Mission is to find a safe, loving and appropriate home for every homeless pet, including those with special needs or challenges. We strive to treat, heal, and provide optimal well-being for the animals placed in our care; and to create an environment where our animals receive love, respect and attention

Director

Elijah Brice-Middleton

Elijah joined the PAHS team in June 2019 to aid in the efforts to end animal homelessness. Before joining PAHS, he received his Master’s degree in A

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Elijah joined the PAHS team in June 2019 to aid in the efforts to end animal homelessness. Before joining PAHS, he received his Master’s degree in Animal Shelter Management while working with shelters and TNR organizations to improve their business processes and animal welfare best practices. His interest in animal welfare and nonprofit administration stems from his time working in the tech industry and New York City animal shelters. He knew he wanted a career where he could utilize his passion and education in animal sciences, along with his skills in business management. PAHS will be left in his capable hands and heading in an exciting new direction.

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Shelter Manager

Louise Ann

This ambitious and multifaceted Manager strives to apply careful consideration to the individual needs of each of the animals in PAHS' care. Louise is

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This ambitious and multifaceted Manager strives to apply careful consideration to the individual needs of each of the animals in PAHS' care. Louise is guided by her passion, background in animal welfare and education in the field.

Rescue outreach, social media networking, pet photography and animal evaluations are some of the many adoption strategies I excel at. These measures assure that each of PAHS pets are placed appropriately and successfully. The pets transformation, and joy they provide to their new forever family is her motivation.

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Shelter Manager

Josh Reyes

Josh takes extreme pride as an Animal Control officer and shelter manager. Every animal deserves a second chance, and he strives to ensure they receiv

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Josh takes extreme pride as an Animal Control officer and shelter manager. Every animal deserves a second chance, and he strives to ensure they receive that opportunity of a lifetime. He is dedicated and works hard, not only for the animals in need, but also to give his pets a better life. When he is not at work, Josh spends his free time watching anime and playing video games.

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Animal Control Officer

Joan Giles

Joan began her association with PAHS in 1985 as a weekend volunteer. During that time, she became certified as an Animal Control Officer. In 2014, she

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Joan began her association with PAHS in 1985 as a weekend volunteer. During that time, she became certified as an Animal Control Officer. In 2014, she decided to work part time with the animals she loves and respects, and continues to contribute to the well being of the animals in our care.

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Animal Control Officer

Shaune Jones

Officer Shaune Jones has been employed with PAHS since 2015. In addition to being certified as an Animal Control Officer, he is also an Animal Cruelty

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Officer Shaune Jones has been employed with PAHS since 2015. In addition to being certified as an Animal Control Officer, he is also an Animal Cruelty Investigator and a member of the N.J. Animal Control Association. Shaune has a long history working with animals including domestic and wildlife, and is happy to have a rewarding career working with animals and helping people.

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Animal Care Specialist

Wally Wein

Wally started in telecommunication in 1965 and retired in 2002 as Director of Northeast operations, supervising a team of 914 employees and generating

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Wally started in telecommunication in 1965 and retired in 2002 as Director of Northeast operations, supervising a team of 914 employees and generating $95+MM. Throughout his career, Wally received the Leaders in Excellence award from BellAtlantic and was inducted into the William L. Dickinson School Hall of Fame. After retirement, Wally heard the Plainfield Area Humane Society needed help and was hired to take care of the cats.

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