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Port Washington, NY serves as our headquarters and is home to a wide range of facilities, services and programs available to everyone in the NY Metro area and beyond.
North Shore Animal League America
Our expanded campus is home to 10 buildings, including our 17,000+ sq. ft. Adoption Center, a state-of-the-art Rescue facility, Medical Center, low-cost Pet Health Center, Grooming Facility, Pet Supply Store, Training Facility, Cat Habitat, Dog Park and administrative offices.
2016 Holiday Hours
Saturday, December 24, 2016
Adoption Center: 10am - 6pm
Pet Health Center: 10am - 7pm
Sunday, December 25, 2016
Adoption Center: Closed
Pet Health Center: 10am - 4pm
Walk-in Emergencies Only
Come meet your new pet in our bright and spacious Adoption Center that features about 350 adoptable cats, dogs, puppies and kittens every day. Learn More
Hours: Open daily, 12 noon - 8pm (as of October 3, 2016)
Pet Health Center
Open to the public with flexible hours, our Pet Health Center provides low-cost, affordable veterinary care for all pet owners, even those who haven’t yet adopted a pet fromNorth Shore Animal League America. Learn More
Hours: 10am - 9pm, weekly
By appointment: (516) 883-2000
Pet Supply Store
Visit our Pet Supply Store to find everything you need for your pet, including a full line of premium pet foods, pet supplies and toys. With affordable prices and knowledgeable staff, the store is open to adopters and the public. Learn More
Hours: 10am - 9pm, weekly
Phone: (516) 883-7575
Mobile Adoptions & Rescue
Our mobile adoption units travel throughout New York, NJ, CT and beyond hosting mobile adoption events that offer adorable dogs, cats, puppies and kittens for adoption. These mobile adoptions place thousands of animals into loving homes each year.
View our mobile adoption calendar to find an event near you.
Our Mobile Adoption Units also serve as emergency rescue and disaster relief units. Learn More
Foster Care Program
You can help an animal that’s either too young for adoption or that’s recovering from surgery or illness by providing foster care in your home. Learn More
The Alex Lewyt Veterinary Medical Center is a modern, state-of-the-art medical facility, open every day of the year to care for the animals in our Adoption Center. The Medical Center provides a full range of services for adopted pets, from routine vaccinations to complicated surgeries. Learn More
Dog & Puppy Training Programs
Our Trainers’ Corner provides behavior and obedience classes for puppies and older dogs. We also offer behavior training for cats. This service is open to both adopters and the public, by appointment. Learn More
North Shore Animal League America depends on the dedication of over 225 caring animal lovers that volunteer their time to help us save lives. From bottle-feeding motherless kittens, to walking puppies and dogs, to answering phones and offering foster care to our special needs pets, our volunteers improve the quality of life for all of the animals in our shelter.