Our Latest Rescues

//Our Latest Rescues

Traveling Across the World to Find a New Life

North Shore Animal League America partnered, for the first time, with K9 Global Rescue to bring four dogs, rescued from a South Korean dog meat farm, to a new life in the United States where they will now become treasured pets. After more than 20 hours traveling by land and air, the dogs arrived at the airport and were met by our Rescue Team who then shepherded them through U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and brought them safely to our Port Washington, NY campus.

By |2019-10-17T17:34:02+00:00October 17th, 2019|

Moving from Mississippi to a Better Life

North Shore Animal League America recently welcomed 36 dogs and puppies on a rescue transport from our newest shelter partner, Hub City Humane Society in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Among the weary travelers was Star, a new mama who was found as a stray in a field with her 11 newborn puppies.

By |2019-10-17T12:04:10+00:00October 17th, 2019|

Broken and Alone in the Adirondacks

An urgent call came in about a young kitten found in a backyard in the Adirondacks that couldn’t walk at all. The staff at the Adirondack Cat Rescue and Adoption Center, part of our North Country Initiative in Glens Falls, N.Y. went immediately to pick her up.

By |2019-10-18T17:14:01+00:00October 10th, 2019|

Hurricane Dorian Rescue Efforts

Our Rescue Team arrived back at our Port Washington, NY, campus late Sunday afternoon with more than 50 dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens that were saved from the path of Hurricane Dorian and possible euthanasia. Staff and volunteers waited to comfort them and offer food, water, bedding and quiet places where they could rest after their long journey.

By |2019-09-23T09:31:31+00:00September 3rd, 2019|

Hurricane Dorian Relief

As Hurricane Dorian continues it's path toward the Florida coast, our Emergency Rescue Team is preparing to provide relief in any way possible. You can help by donating much needed supplies that will be brought to our shelter partners affected by this devastating storm.

By |2019-09-03T09:20:56+00:00August 30th, 2019|

Collaborative Rescue Saves 42 Dogs & Puppies

North Shore Animal League America partnered again with the Georgia Coalition and rescued 42 puppies and dogs just in the nick of time from five overcrowded, rural shelters, where they faced euthanasia. This rescue transport was also welcomed home at our Port Washington, NY campus by volunteers from our corporate partner The New York Mets.

By |2019-09-03T09:25:49+00:00August 9th, 2019|

Rescue Ramps Up in June

Our Rescue Team here at North Shore Animal League America got off to a very busy start this month with 100 dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens arriving safely at our Port Washington, NY campus. Including a special air rescue facilitated by the Pittsburgh Aviation Animal Rescue Team and their new airvan donated by The Rachael Ray Foundation.

By |2019-08-13T13:44:19+00:00June 13th, 2019|

Pacquito: Purring Through the Pain

Pacquito’s coat was dirty and disheveled.  He’d been surviving for a year on the streets with a little help from the kind people in his Brooklyn neighborhood who were providing him with food. But now he was suffering — a victim of an unknown trauma.

By |2019-09-03T09:25:21+00:00April 12th, 2019|

Mobile Rescue Team Arrives Safely with 61 Puppy Mill Survivors

North Shore Animal League America’s Mobile Rescue Team huddled through tornado alerts with blaring sirens and then faced snow and below-freezing temperatures during their seven-state trip to rescue mill dogs and puppies in a collaborative effort with our partner, National Mill Dog Rescue.

By |2019-02-13T12:59:02+00:00February 13th, 2019|