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Life Begins Again for Dogs Rescued From Commercial Breeders

Finally safe and sound, a striking array of dogs and puppies descended the steps of the Animal League America Mobile Rescue Unit on Sunday, November 14, 2021, into the welcoming arms of our volunteers. In all, 48 incredible animals – no longer unwanted – arrived to have their lives transformed.

By |2021-11-16T11:38:25+00:00November 16th, 2021|

Half Off Adoption Fees for All Cats 6 Months and Older*

Our Bianca's Furry Friends Feline Adoption Center is filled to capacity with cats looking to find responsible, loving homes. To help these wonderful feline friends find a home this holiday season we're offering half off adoption fees for all cats 6 months and older for all approved adopters.* Visit our Port Washington, NY Adoption Center this month and bring home a lifetime of unconditional love!

By |2021-11-29T13:57:36+00:00November 16th, 2021|

Giving thanks to the “good people all around us”

It’s November. The weather here on the East Coast has shifted toward the autumnal, the days have shortened, dusk arrives a bit earlier every day, and the instinct to pull in, settle down, and take a bit of personal inventory is strong. Fall is definitely the season for introspection, and introspection often leads to giving thanks, especially in times like these.

By |2021-11-29T12:07:48+00:00November 9th, 2021|

Benefits of Senior Pet Adoption

An adorable puppy or kitten can certainly put a smile on your face, but a dog or cat in its golden years can do the same thing, while also making the pet parenting process much easier. To celebrate Senior Pet Adoption Month we'd like to highlight the benefits of adopting a senior pet, along with some available seniors waiting for you at our Port Washington, NY Adoption Center.

By |2021-12-01T10:16:34+00:00November 7th, 2021|

When Saving Lives Takes a Social Media Village

When Instagram went down earlier this month — at the same time that Facebook was undergoing intense public scrutiny — people around the world felt the impact. Many pointed out the serious problems with social media, and I agree — there are many. But like everything we humans invent, social media can be used for both good and ill. And when it comes to animal rescue, the positive far outweighs the negative.

By |2021-11-10T13:05:48+00:00October 14th, 2021|

Helping Recovery Efforts in the Gulf Coast Region

Though Hurricane Ida has come and gone in most people’s memories, the residents of the Gulf Coast region are still struggling. Electricity remains scarce in some areas, and access to gas and basic household goods is limited. Supported by the generosity of our local community, North Shore Animal League America continues to show up for the people and animals of the region.

By |2021-11-01T09:48:00+00:00October 5th, 2021|

Adopting the Right Dog

Every dog in the shelter can provide you with endless love and companionship, and every dog deserves a loving, responsible home. But some dogs are better for you and your lifestyle than others. That's why you should take the time to make a thoughtful choice. After all, you're choosing your new best friend who will be with you for 10, 15, or even more years. Here are some helpful tips to choosing the right dog so you can both enjoy your years together to the fullest.

By |2021-11-09T13:58:04+00:00October 1st, 2021|

When Less Adoptable Means More Lovable

I have a new boyfriend and his name is Ringo Starr. He’s a soulful ginger Tabby with eyes designed to melt hearts. But like most boyfriends, he’s not perfect, which is why adopters at North Shore Animal League America have been passing him by for more than a year! In the world of animal rescue, Ringo is one of the “less-adoptables,” which means, of course, I love him!

By |2021-10-18T09:41:58+00:00September 13th, 2021|

Hurricane Ida Canine Rescues Arrive to Helping Hands

On Labor Day, 55 adorable canines exited our Mobile Rescue Unit into the bright sunshine, and into the helping hands of dozens of North Shore Animal League America volunteers and staff. These precious dogs and puppies now have a second chance at life with help from our shelter partner, Paws4Life. They were rescued from Louisiana-area shelters in advance of Hurricane Ida, in order to make room for animals displaced by the storm.

By |2021-10-06T09:18:52+00:00September 9th, 2021|