Our Latest Rescues

//Our Latest Rescues

Rescue Partnership Celebrates a Milestone

As our mobile rescue unit rolled onto our Port Washington, NY campus on Wednesday, August 10, with our dedicated staff standing by to receive the weary four-legged travelers, it seemed like just another day at North Shore Animal League America. But this was not just another day, nor was it just another rescue. This day marked the 50th rescue with our shelter partner, Paws4Life, in Shreveport, Louisiana.

By |2022-09-21T14:22:18+00:00August 11th, 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|

Cross-Country Rescue Mission Saves Puppy Mill Dogs

Forty resilient dogs and puppies — representing a wide array of small breeds — arrived to North Shore Animal League America ready for a fresh start. Rescued in collaboration with long-time partner, National Mill Dog Rescue, these endearing animals came from commercial breeding facilities throughout the Colorado area, where their lives were at risk.

By |2022-03-29T12:51:00+00:00March 28th, 2022|

Bound and Determined to Protect Her Pups

Not even a coyote trap was going to stop Dolly — only a year old herself — from taking care of her babies. When North Carolina Animal Control discovered Dolly in the woods, she had the jaws of a trap clamped painfully onto her front paw, and her two precious puppies right by her side.

By |2022-03-03T15:15:27+00:00March 3rd, 2022|

Love, Loss, and New Life

Freya arrived at our Pet Health Centers enormously pregnant, and just in time. Transported to us with the help of our Tennessee-based animal rescue partner Rescue Dog and End of Life Sanctuary, this two-year-old Cattle Dog was about to face a fight for survival.

By |2022-03-16T17:22:48+00:00February 11th, 2022|

Kentucky Tornado Rescue Relief

As Kentucky and the surrounding areas deal with the aftermath of the recent tornados that hit the region, our Emergency Rescue Team is reaching out to our local partner shelters affected by the storm. We are prepared to help in any way we can, including rescuing and taking in animals that found themselves displaced from their loved ones. Below is a listing of shelters that can use your support. Some have Amazon Wish Lists where you can order items and send supplies directly to the areas in need.

By |2021-12-22T12:31:32+00:00December 14th, 2021|

A Lifesaving Rescue for Clarence and a Wonderful Life Ahead

A victim of animal cruelty, resilient Clarence is giving us all the gift of hope. It is heart-wrenching to consider the circumstances that brought this scrappy, young Terrier into our hands at Animal League America, but thanks to a collaborative rescue effort his future is changed forever.

By |2022-01-25T10:12:47+00:00December 13th, 2021|