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Kitten Season 2018

Our house has gone formal in the past few weeks. So many Tuxedo cats and kittens. Did they all get the memo? Did it specify white gloves and, um, tails? Must be prom time, or maybe wedding season. Actually, no. It’s kitten season, and what a season it’s been …so far!

By |2018-07-16T16:34:30+00:00June 14th, 2018|

Summer Pet Safety Tips

The official start to the summer is upon us and this “fun in the sun” season also happens to bring with it some hazards – especially for our pets. To make sure your pet’s summer season is as fun and safe as possible, North Shore Animal League America would like to share these important Read More

By |2018-07-17T14:30:54+00:00June 4th, 2018|

June is Rabies Vaccination Month

During the month of June, the Veterinary Team at our Pet Health Centers is spreading the word on keeping your pet up to date on their rabies vaccinations, and offering $15 vaccinations all month long. Whether indoor or outdoor pets, it’s the best way to protect them from harm.

By |2018-07-02T12:38:46+00:00May 30th, 2018|

Abandonment is Animal Cruelty

The owners of a 7-year-old FIV-positive cat named Toby gave him away. Toby must have thought they’d made a terrible mistake. So, at the first opportunity, he escaped and walked 12 miles back to his original home. But instead of welcoming him, those people betrayed him again.

By |2018-06-14T16:50:02+00:00May 10th, 2018|

The Adoptions Continue as 18th Annual Tour For Life® Comes to a Close

As the world’s largest no-kill rescue and adoption organization, it’s only fitting that North Shore Animal League America spearheads Tour For Life®, the world’s largest cooperative lifesaving adoption event sponsored by Purina®. For 10 weeks, our state-of-the-art Mobile Adoption Units traveled through 50 cities in 37 states, promoting the plight of homeless companion animals and collaborating with our shelter partners to facilitate more than 2,000 adoptions!

By |2018-06-05T11:54:50+00:00May 9th, 2018|

May is Pet Allergy Awareness Month

Dogs and Cats often experience allergies to pollen, grasses, dust, and mold just as humans do. During the month of May, when you schedule an allergy exam at our Pet Health Centers you’ll save on 10% on a variety of tests and treatments to help your pet get back to enjoying the spring season.

By |2018-05-30T12:06:12+00:00May 8th, 2018|

Volunteer Appreciation Month: Debby Rightmyer

“I take a lot of pride in working with the dogs who need it the most. Since many of these animals are with us for significant periods of time, I have the opportunity to build strong relationships with some of them. This allows me to teach them important skills that will give them a better quality of life in the long run.” - Debby Rightmyer, Volunteer since 2005.

By |2018-04-17T10:54:06+00:00April 17th, 2018|

A Month of Mixed Emotions

I love April for the cherry blossoms, daffodils, and the sense of a fresh start filling the air. What I don’t love about April is kitten season, which is in high gear everywhere, including at my house.

By |2018-05-14T11:05:02+00:00April 10th, 2018|