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Donor Spotlight: Sandra Atlas Bass

Renowned philanthropist Sandra Atlas Bass has been a vital partner of North Shore Animal League America for decades. Chair of the Lewyt Humane Awards Luncheon, Ms. Bass provides invaluable support to many of our events and initiatives, driven by her deep sense of compassion and belief in our mission. Her desire to make the world a better place includes concern for both animals and people. Most recently, our Long Island community celebrated the opening of the Sandra Atlas Bass Otolaryngology Center, an 18,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art, comprehensive care facility in New Hyde Park, NY.

By |2022-04-29T13:08:43+00:00April 29th, 2022|

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. Learn more about the benefits of adopting an adult or senior pet, and meet some who are waiting for you at our Port Washington, NY Adoption Center.

By |2022-06-13T12:04:35+00:00April 26th, 2022|

Volunteer Appreciation Month: Melanie Waller

Melanie Waller found Animal League America to be a valuable respite when the nation locked down due to COVID-19. Melanie previously interned with our web team and returned to volunteer in BFF during quarantine. She found volunteering at Animal League America provided a source of much-needed human interaction, in addition to the emotional lift that comes from being around our animals.

By |2022-04-20T11:44:22+00:00April 20th, 2022|

Our Tireless Rescue Efforts Save More Puppy Mill Dogs

The lifesaving work of North Shore Animal League America does not rest. Just weeks from rescuing 40 dogs from commercial breeders in the Midwest, our Rescue Team made another trip westward and returned with more than 50 dogs and puppies from Kansas-area breeding facilities.

By |2022-04-18T15:19:06+00:00April 18th, 2022|

Mildred Endured Neglect and Is Ready for Love

To meet Mildred, you must be ready to receive her hugs and kisses. Despite her difficult start to life — struggling with hypothyroidism which was left untreated — this six-year-old pug is incredibly affectionate and welcomes everyone enthusiastically.

By |2022-05-09T08:34:23+00:00April 15th, 2022|

Volunteer Appreciation Month: Ana Sanchez

For Ana Sanchez, her time spent in our Pet Health Centers is about more than her passion for animals, it is a future vocation. Ana was accepted into a veterinary technician training program, and hopes to make a career of healing the injured.

By |2022-04-14T17:40:16+00:00April 14th, 2022|

Long Island Voted Us Top Dog!

On April 5, 2022, North Shore Animal League America came out on top at the first annual LI Choice Awards, winning in THREE categories: Best Nonprofit Organization, Best Veterinarian, and Best Animal Adoption/Rescue Services.

By |2022-05-04T11:08:46+00:00April 13th, 2022|

Finding Hope in the Face of Cruelty

A victim of senseless violence, tender-hearted Adrienne survived being shot in the face but has not given up the will to live. With a gentle purr and an outstretched paw, Adrienne is showing us he still has a lot of love to give.

By |2022-05-04T11:06:30+00:00April 13th, 2022|

Celebrate Pet Parenthood

It occurs every year on the last Sunday in April, and even though it involves millions of people, it doesn’t get nearly the attention it deserves. It’s National Pet Parents Day, which honors the unbreakable bond between pets and their human parents. So, consider this my greeting card to you: Happy Pet Parents Day!

By |2022-05-16T16:11:19+00:00April 12th, 2022|

Volunteer Appreciation Month: Richard Leagh

Richard Leagh did not know just how life-changing volunteering at Animal League America would turn out to be. He not only found the perfect cat at Bianca’s Furry Friends Feline Adoption Center, but he found his future wife — a fellow BFF volunteer — there as well!

By |2022-04-07T16:43:46+00:00April 7th, 2022|