Kitten Season sounds wonderful, but it is a tragic situation. It’s the time of year when thousands of unwanted litters of kittens are born. These kittens often find their way to overcrowded shelters where they are often euthanized. Others roam the streets in search of food and shelter, often being subject to illness and injury. Wolfie and Nicholas are two kittens whose stories could have been drastically different if they had not found their way to our Pet Health Centers.
Cinderella, Brooklyn, and Emory, three neglected and abandoned mama dogs who came north with their pups to our Port Washington, NY campus on a rescue from Georgia earlier this year, have all found loving, responsible homes.
North Shore Animal League America often rescues pregnant dogs or dogs with litters of puppies. Recently, two sweet mama dogs arrived with their pups on a rescue transport from Tennessee. Sadly some of their pups starting showing possible signs of canine parvovirus. The ones who tested positive were placed right away in isolation in our Freed Special Recovery Center. Thanks to this vital resource, our special procedures, and amazing staff, there is good news for the pups!
Recently, the Mobile Rescue Unit, piloted by our Rescue Team, pulled onto the North Shore Animal League Campus in Port Washington, N.Y. filled with more than 30 puppies and dogs from a new shelter partner, Animal Rescue Fund (ARF) of Mississippi.
The long journey for these weary felines, by land and air from Puerto Rico, was almost over. And as the 13 cats are unloaded, we reach the milestone of 200 felines rescued together with Proud Rescuers of Puerto Rico and helped them all start new lives.
North Shore Animal League America, working together with the Southwest Georgia Animal Rescue and Transport, welcomed 60 dogs and cats to our Port Washington, NY campus. These innocent animals were in serious danger of euthanasia plus in the path of the terrible tornados that tore through the southern states the week before.
More than 100 mostly small breed dogs and puppies arrived on our Port Washington, NY campus with our Rescue Team on two Mobile Rescue Units, filled to capacity, this past weekend. They were rescued from awful conditions in Missouri and Oklahoma through a large-scale collaborative effort with National Mill Dog Rescue and five local animal welfare organizations.
Forty-eight dogs, from overcrowded shelters in Texas, were handed down from the Mobile Rescue Unit at North Shore Animal League America’s Port Washington, NY campus to waiting volunteers and staff yesterday. Most were eager to stretch their legs after the long journey from Abilene, Texas. They were mostly adult small breed mixes with Chihuahua, Read More
When North Shore Animal League America got the emergency call from shelter partner, Georgia Animal Rescue Defense, to help with 178 Pomeranians who were surrendered from a backyard breeder, our Rescue Team sprung into action. As soon as they arrived on the scene with our Mobile Rescue Unit, our Rescue Team could see that these dogs had been severely neglected.
North Shore Animal League America’s Rescue Team received a cry for help from the Georgia Coalition, a group of shelter partners we regularly work with in the south. There were three mama dogs with pups that would be euthanized if they couldn’t find a place for them right away. We immediately said we’d take them, and they were all put on a lifesaving transport directly to our Port Washington, NY campus.