Adoption Stories

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Sisters at Heart: Puppy Mill Survivors Learn to Live at Last

Tessie and Jewel are puppy mill dogs who arrived on our Port Washington, N.Y. campus with one of our steadfast Mobile Rescue teams. The two Yorkies were tired and disheveled from a long journey. They snuggled together to face whatever the future held — at least they had each other. They surely seemed to be sisters-at-heart.

By |2019-06-18T09:50:22+00:00June 7th, 2019|

Sabrina’s Struggle to Breathe Easy

At first glance, the Tortie named Sabrina—from a South Carolina rescue—seemed like any other eight-month-old kitten. Then one of our veterinarians noticed she was having a difficult time breathing.  He immediately thought it might be a lung issue and ordered an x-ray to investigate further.

By |2019-03-28T15:06:02+00:00March 14th, 2019|

It Takes a Village to Save a Dog

Seeing Bean today posing for a photo in his red bow tie or romping in the snow with his canine sibling in his Long Island, N.Y. home, you would never know what an incredible story he has. Bean had to fly 8,500 miles and wait more than a year to find “his” family.

By |2019-03-28T14:07:49+00:00March 13th, 2019|

From Injured and Alone to a Happy Home

Cranberry has been loving life in her new home. So much so, her new family have renamed her “Freyja” after the goddess of love in Norse mythology. “She is doing really well! She's adjusted completely and is already spoiled. She has compete control of the house,” says Mark, Freyja’s newly adopted Dad.

By |2019-04-12T13:46:41+00:00January 28th, 2019|

Disabled Rescue Pet Continues to Beat the Odds

Every rescue pet has a unique story to tell. But some stories stand out as some of our proudest success stories. Take Jamie, a Cocker Spaniel puppy rescued from a Midwestern commercial breeding facility with multiple disabilities, whose photo on one of our social media platforms placed him in the arms of his perfect human companion.

By |2018-09-25T11:41:24+00:00September 7th, 2018|

The Adoptions Continue as 18th Annual Tour For Life® Comes to a Close

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!

By |2018-06-05T11:54:50+00:00May 9th, 2018|