DOG OF THE WEEK – Help Lilly find her Forever Home

Lilly is a one year old Shepherd/Boxer mix looking for her "forever" family. Credits: Home for Good Dog Rescue

Lilly is a one year old Shepherd/Boxer mix.  She was one of the luckiest dogs in the world when she was rescued from a high kill shelter in South Carolina. The day she was scheduled to be put to sleep because her injured leg, Home for Good Dog Rescue representatives removed her from the shelter and took her to the local veterinarian for treatment. Fortunately, Lilly’s injury was just a cut that has since healed.

Lilly is now living with her New Jersey foster family awaiting adoption. She is being fostered in a home with three other dogs and four young children. She is a happy, affectionate dog that loves people. She gets along well with other dogs and children. Lilly is up-to-date with vaccinations, spayed and micro-chipped. Given a second chance at life she is looking for that special person or family that she can spend the rest of her life with.

For more information on Lilly or any of the other dogs available through Home for Good Dog Rescue visit the Home for Good website (, call (908) 598-8212 or email If you are considering adopting Lilly or one of the other Home for Good dogs, please complete an online application.  A pre-approved application is required for all “meet and greets” and adoptions.

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Let’s help Lilly and her HFG friends find their new “forever” homes!

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Volunteering and Fostering Opportunities:

Home for Good Dog Rescue is always looking for volunteers and fosters. The Junior Volunteer program is open to teens, 16 years old and older. To find out more about volunteering or fostering visit the Home for Good website.


Next Home for Good Dog Rescue Dog Adoption Events:

Saturday, June 21st at Home for Good Dog Rescue 465 Springfield Ave., Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922 from 11 AM to 4 PM.

Saturday, June 28th at Pet Supplies Plus, 770 Morris Turnpike, Short Hills, NJ 07078 from 11 AM to 4 PM.


Upcoming Home for Good Dog Rescue Dog Fundraising Event:

Dog Wash - Sunday, June 22nd

The HFG Junior Volunteers are having a Dog Wash on Sunday, June 22 from 10AM-4PM at the HFG office, 465 Springfield Avenue, Berkeley Heights.

The dog wash will be first come, first serve and there is a suggested donation of $20 per dog. Bring your pooch in for pampering and help the juniors finance their trip down South this summer!

Home for Good is a volunteer-based, 501(c)(3) non-profit dog rescue dedicated to saving the lives of dogs in high kill shelters. We are a network of foster homes committed to the well-being of dogs and strive to give the dogs another chance at life. Our mission is to rescue, nurture and place adoptable dogs of all breeds into loving homes for good.  Your home is the best shelter a dog can have.

Robert Barnes is a Volunteer with Home for Good Dog Rescue. He can be contacted at



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