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!
“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.
“I take a lot of pride in getting to know the cats and putting them into the best situations as possible. It’s certainly a nice perk of being a volunteer.” - Robert Winterton, Volunteer since 2015.
Join us on Wednesday April 11, at 11:30am for a ribbon cutting ceremony in celebration of the highly anticipated Don and Karen LaRocca Pet Wellness Center! This state-of-the-art facility, made possible by the overwhelming generosity of the LaRocca Family, marks another advancement towards creating a better world for all companion animals.
“Being a volunteer is important to me because I love animals, dogs in particular, and I know that I can make a real difference in their lives. " - Bobby Fernanadez, Volunteer since 2015.
In 2013, Cordelia was officially welcomed into her new family in the grandest of fashion – an adoption celebration at a local restaurant with her new family and friends. This past January the celebration continued as Cordelia celebrated five years of happily ever after.
In 2005, John Badalamenti read about an abandoned dog in an Animal League America newsletter. A few weeks later the Michigan native paid the dog a visit that would change both their lives.
Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations. Can any statement be more fitting for Pretty Kitty, the gorgeous, young cat who spent the first three years of her life at North Shore Animal League America while patiently awaiting the perfect adopter to sweep her off her feet?
Founded by Liz Keller as a branch of her Glen Wild Animal Rescue in Cherry Valley, N.Y., Rescue Dogs Rescue Soldiers trains and pairs shelter dogs with vets suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and other debilitating ailments. Liz has a soft spot in her heart for all the dogs in her program, and often finds Read More
Animal League America recently teamed up with a small rescue group dedicated to saving the lives of surrendered, abused, neglected and stray companion animals in their tiny community in West Virginia.