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Chihuahuas Rescued From House of Horror

Recently, North Shore Animal League America took part in a rescue that saved more than 150 dogs from an extreme hoarding situation in Tennessee. Shelter partner Rescue DOG (Mountain City, TN) led the mission in lifting the dogs – primarily Chihuahuas of varying ages — out of unfathomable living conditions.

By |2021-07-01T11:33:08+00:00July 1st, 2021|

DOGTV Presents Your Dog’s New Normal: Navigating Life After Quarantine

DOGTV is bringing the dog community together to help navigate your dog’s new normal and prevent post-COVID dog separation anxiety. Veterinarians, behaviorists, lifestyle experts, and pet service providers all joined the conversation, including North Shore Animal League America’s own Sylvia Ottaka, Senior Director of Rescue and Community Outreach, and Sean Patrick Malloy, Shelter Operations Manager, who share their knowledge and experience in rescuing, caring for, and adopting pets.

By |2021-07-15T10:08:26+00:00June 16th, 2021|

North Country Initiative: Giving Hope to the Helpless

The mission of North Shore Animal League America to rescue, nurture, adopt, and educate is saving lives every day in the Adirondack region through the establishment and operation of North Country Initiative (NCI) — a no-kill adoption center in Warren County, NY. The NCI Adirondack Region Cat Adoption Center offers protection for felines in need, whether they are struggling to survive outside, or victims of injury or neglect.

By |2021-07-14T09:48:21+00:00June 15th, 2021|

The Sweet Art of Fostering

If you Google the topic, some sites say that May is National Pet Foster Month, while others say its June, which also happens to be Adopt a Shelter Cat Month. None of this really matters, because for people who love to share the love, calendars are irrelevant. So with kitten season in full swing and shelters bursting with cats of all ages, this is a perfect moment to talk about fostering homeless cats and kittens, a topic that makes my heart full and hopeful.

By |2021-07-14T09:55:47+00:00June 15th, 2021|

Building a Better Pet Health Centers

At North Shore Animal League America’s Pet Health Centers, we strive to provide the highest quality medical care in an environment that is safe and comfortable for our clients, our staff, and most importantly for the animals in our care. That is why we will soon be undergoing a renovation to our Alex and Elisabeth Lewyt Veterinary Medical Center, located at 16 Lewyt Street on our Port Washington, NY campus.

By |2021-10-21T12:09:08+00:00May 25th, 2021|

Puppy Mill Dogs Find New Life at Animal League America

On Saturday, May 15, 48 dogs and two puppies rescued from commercial breeders in the Midwest arrived to our Port Washington, NY campus. As one-by-one, a variety of dogs — including many Poodles, Pomeranians, Dachshunds, Shih Tzus, and Yorkies — made their way into the gentle hands of our volunteers to be carried inside, you could see a common feature in all their faces. They were ready to accept a tender touch. Whether shy, or confidently seeking attention, it was clear each dog was grateful for the kindness and compassion we were there to give.

By |2021-05-18T09:26:54+00:00May 17th, 2021|

The Second Sunday in May

May is the perfect month to celebrate motherhood, because in spring, Mother Nature orchestrates rebirth everywhere, from trees, flowers, and hummingbirds to kittens, kittens, and more kittens!!

By |2021-06-15T15:29:26+00:00May 12th, 2021|

Volunteer Appreciation Month: Linda Stio

Linda has an innate drive to help others, evidenced by her 37 years working as a nurse. Her desire to nurture and protect does not stop with people, however. Linda is busy caring for the feral cats in her neighborhood and beyond — and changing their lives for the better.

By |2021-04-22T14:56:02+00:00April 22nd, 2021|

Volunteer Appreciation Month: Sunny Singh

Former marine Sunny Singh discovered just how much animals can teach us during an incident with his first dog, King. King was repeatedly getting into the garbage. Sunny lost his patience and reacted more angrily than he should have. “I was overly harsh with him,” Sunny recalls. “And the first thing he did was come up to me slowly and lick my face. My understanding of compassion began in that moment — with that one lick.”

By |2021-04-16T14:35:53+00:00April 16th, 2021|

Give Your Pet a Spring Tune-Up

Spring is here and it's a perfect time to think about the benefits of a "Spring Tune-Up" for your pet. Here are some tips from our experts on how to get your pet ready for all the wonderful things this season has to offer.

By |2021-06-15T09:54:19+00:00April 15th, 2021|