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S.T.A.R.T., Save The Animals Rescue Team

Totowa, NJ 07512, United States

Adoption policy

Save The Animals Rescue Team, the original S.T.A.R.T. established in 1991, founded by Annette Lamberti in order to help animals primarily in Passaic County, where city supported shelters are few, annual household income is low, and where it is a very large, disadvantaged area to cover. S.T.A.R.T. is a 501 (c)(3) private non-profit organization relying on and supported by tax-deductible donations, grants and group fund raising. We are dedicated to alleviating the plight of thousands of homeless and abandoned animals. These victims of pet overpopulation are rescued, spayed/neutered and cared for by volunteers until suitable homes are found for them. This vital life-saving work is critical for these unfortunate animals since their only crime is to be born unwanted or abandoned by those who once loved them. It is our mission to prevent cruelty, promote spay/neuter, promote Trap Neuter & Return (TNR) to reduce the free roaming population and to encourage awareness through education, while also teaching respect for all animals and the environment they live in.

  1. American Humane Association
  2. Peeva
  3. American Veterinary Medical Association
  4. Veterinary Information Network
FindpetTM is a Participating Pet Recovery Service Registry for the AAHA Universal Pet Microchip Lookup Tool. AAHA provides an internet-based application that enables veterinarians, humane organizations, pet owners or other persons to search various Pet Recovery Service registries and identify those registries on which a particular microchip is registered. AAHA is not affiliated or involved with any specific microchip registry and has no relationship, financial or otherwise, with this Participating Pet Recovery Service Registry ("Registry"). This Registry has given AAHA permission to search the Registry's database in order to assist pet owners in being reunited with their pets. AAHA does not maintain a database of microchips of its own. It only links to registries such as this one. The AAHA Universal Microchip Lookup Tool only searches the databases of companies that elect to participate in the program.