Spotlight Stories

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School Cats are Cool Cats

Thanks to the ingenuity from our North Country Initiative Adirondack Region Cat Adoption Center (NCI), we are excited to announce a new part of the Mutt-i-grees® Curriculum that will help us save more lives — the Mutt-i-grees School Cat Foster Program.

By |2023-01-18T19:20:53+00:00January 17th, 2023|

Love Lost and Found

At North Shore Animal League America, we are specialists in healing broken hearts and spirits. For ten-year-old black Labrador Kimber and her new adopted family, finding each other made this holiday season especially joyful.

By |2023-01-17T15:07:22+00:00January 13th, 2023|

New Community Outreach Center Opens in Port Washington

Helping local communities care for their community cats has long been an important tenet of North Shore Animal League America’s mission. As the Community Outreach program continues to grow, it was only natural to have a headquarters for these efforts located within our Port Washington campus where people can access related information and supplies.

By |2023-01-17T15:19:39+00:00December 14th, 2022|

Justice Finally Arrives for Tucker

After three years of waiting and postponements, sentencing was handed down in the animal abuse case of Ellie Knoller. Knoller had previously pled guilty to three counts of Aggravated Cruelty to Animals, after brutally beating to death two puppies he adopted (Tucker, from North Shore Animal League America, and Cooper, from a breeder) and causing permanent physical damage to a third, Bella, whom he also obtained from a breeder. Presiding Judge Teresa Corrigan called it the worst case of animal cruelty she has ever seen.

By |2022-12-29T12:04:48+00:00December 14th, 2022|

Celebrating Veterinary Technicians Week

National Veterinary Technician Week, first celebrated in 1993, takes place the third week of October every year, and provides an opportunity to recognize the vital role our veterinary technicians play in ensuring the animals in our care receive the best possible medical care.

By |2022-10-24T11:01:06+00:00October 14th, 2022|

October is Subaru Loves Pets Month

North Shore Animal League America is proud to partner with Subaru for their Subaru Loves Pets initiative, where retailers host adoption events to help dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens find loving, responsible homes.

By |2022-10-24T11:06:46+00:00October 13th, 2022|

Walkers & Waggers Take Manhattan!

Greeted by stunning views of the Hudson River, supporters of North Shore Animal League America gathered on a sunny Saturday morning on Pier 84 with their furry pals for the sixth annual Walk & Wag. The in-person event on September 17 served as the kickoff for the final two weeks of Walk & Wag fundraising. Virtual walkers participated from their own communities across the country, and those who showed up at Hudson River Park were able to enjoy vendors, snacks, and entertainment before embarking on the three-mile stroll along the waterfront.

By |2022-10-12T14:17:15+00:00September 30th, 2022|

October Adoption Special

If you're thinking about adopting a furry friend, now is the perfect time! We're waiving adoption fees for all dogs and cats older than six months through Monday, October 10 at our Port Washington, NY Adoption Centers to free up space for displaced animals we would like to help as a result of the hurricanes.

By |2022-10-03T13:25:03+00:00September 28th, 2022|

Helping This Kitten See A Way Forward

At Animal League America, we see all the amazing things each of our dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens has to offer no matter what their medical condition or where they came from. Little Zucchini lost his eye, but the scar he will bear won’t hold him back from a wonderful future.

By |2022-08-15T10:45:18+00:00July 14th, 2022|

Tiny Cricket Has a Big Fighting Spirit

First thing you notice about this pocket-sized kitten are his mesmerizing green eyes, if you can keep him still that is! Cricket may have a rare medical condition, but he also has the heart of a survivor and is ready to play.

By |2022-06-16T16:44:39+00:00June 15th, 2022|