NJ-PAH Crated and Founded

February 1st 2017

To Date we have 75 Members

New Jersey Pups And Handlers (NJ-PAH) is an Non Profit organization of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexuals, Transgender, Questioning and Ally (LGBTQA) members with similar interests. NJ-PAH provides a community based social group for pups, handlers, and those interested in exploring Pup Play. NJ-PAH is committed to providing a safe, secure environment in which members can gather and express themselves in a safe  and respectable manner. NJ-PAH is greatly involved in expanding community awareness through education, social events, and outreach. NJ-PAH is giving back to the community and promoting volunteerism, fundraising, and creating safe spaces. 

The specific objectives and purpose of this organization shall be:

  • To provide a safe space for members and guests to meet and greet each other.
  • To provide a safe space for members meet for meetings and events.
  • To provide opportunities for members and guests to engage in recreational, educational and competitive events.
  • To sponsor, host and/or participate in events and activities that promote awareness and education of the LGBTQ community. 


Elected Board Members

President –  Pup/Handler SPIKE

1/1/2017 – 1/1/2019


Spike has been an active member of the NJ Pup and Handler community for the past 2 years. He has been Handler to Pup Strike for the past year now. He was chosen and elected to President of New Jerseys first official NJ-PAH as of February 1st 2017. In life he is a Emergency Responder with several emergency services agencies. (Fire Fighter & EMT) as well as a Tactical and Medical instructor for several other agencies. He is currently earning a Bachelors Degree in Homeland Security & Emergency Management from The American Military University. While Spike primarily identifies as a Handler, he also has a Pup side he likes to express when the opptunity arises.  He is a strong advocate for LGBTQ awareness having served on the Bergen County Executives LGBTQ Advisory Board since 2016 and currently serving as Co-Chair as well as sponsoring Bergen County, First LGBTQ Flag Raising in 2016, 2017 and 2018s. Bergen LGBTQ Flag.

Vice President – Open

2/1/2018 – 1/1/2019

Vice President – Pup AJI

2/1/2017 – 1/1/2018

Secretary – Handler SASSY

2/1/2017 – 1/1/2019

Sassy is a loving, but stern mother figure to all puppies. Sassy as her name suggests is a sarcastic female who recently joined pup play as a Handler to her Fiancé and pup, Pup Shadow. She is a recent graduate from Montclair State University graduating with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. During her time at college Sassy was an active member of Phi Sigma Sigma a national sorority and a volunteer EMT for Montclair State University EMS. Sassy participated in intramural sports and philanthropic clubs such as tafa and the smile station. She also enjoys giving back to the community and helping those in need. Since finishing college she has been involved in multiple crisis hotlines and response teams such as Mercury team and Ocean County contact center. She is now working as a waitress and full-time EMT protecting and saving those in need. (We thank her for her dedication and service to our community).


Treasurer – Pup STRIKE

2/1/2017 – 1/1/2019

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Strike has been an active member of the New Jersey pup and handler community for the past year, after quietly studying and researching the various aspects of the kink community. Strike is a collared pup of Handler Spike and has been collared for over a year. He was chosen  to serve as Treasurer and Social Media Correspondent of New Jersey’s first official NJ-PAH as of February 1st, 2017. In life, Strike has an associate’s degree in business from a local college.  Strike is an active member of the LGBTQ and kink community and looks forward to continuing this as Treasurer and Social Media Correspondent of NJ-PAH.

1st Pup – Open

1/1/2018 – 1/1/2019


1st Handler – FERRIX

2/1/2018 – 1/1/2019