Faces of the League

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Celebrating Our Veterinary Technicians at Animal League America

Each year North Shore Animal League America saves the lives of more than 18,000 homeless companion animals. Dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens rescued from all over the world are rescued from lives of uncertainty, and transported to our Port Washington, N.Y. campus where they are provided with high quality veterinary care, nurturing support, and Read More

By | 2018-01-11T15:01:33+00:00 October 20th, 2017|

Dr. Mark Verdino – From Wall Street to Woof Street

For a young man growing up in a family steeped in a lineage of Wall Street professionals, following in their footsteps seemed like a storybook timeline. But not for North Shore Animal League America’s Vice President and Chief of Veterinary Staff, Dr. Mark Verdino. It didn’t take long for him to realize that a life of cash-flow statements, profit projections and financial reports would never provide the sense of fulfillment he desired from his life’s work.

By | 2017-08-09T11:54:58+00:00 July 11th, 2017|

Featured Volunteer: Ellen Dunn

When Ellen Dunn first volunteered to photograph the hundreds of adoptable animals at North Shore Animal League America in 2014, she wasn’t sure if she had quite the skillset. An avid landscape photographer, Ellen knew she had the talent and motivation, especially if it meant helping homeless animals find responsible, loving homes, but she Read More

By | 2017-10-17T13:10:44+00:00 April 24th, 2017|

Going the Extra Mile

If you’re familiar with the work of North Shore Animal League America, surely you know about our long lasting reputation of being the world’s largest no-kill rescue and adoption organization. With that comes the mentions of the more than 1 million lives saved, the almost 20,000 animals rescued each year, and the world-wide lifesaving Read More

By | 2017-09-12T14:08:54+00:00 February 16th, 2017|

Featured Volunteer: Robert & Cathy Kothe

It’s true, “dog people” and “cat people” really do have different personalities. In a study done in 2014, 600 college students answered questions about their personalities, as well as what qualities they look for in a pet. The people who said they classified themselves as dog people tended to be more lively and outgoing. Read More

By | 2017-06-28T22:47:10+00:00 January 28th, 2017|

A Conversation With…

Ted Lim, Featured Volunteer “When one door closes, another door opens.” This quote by Alexander Graham Bell, the famed inventor credited with patenting the first practical telephone, is often used as encouragement during times of struggle or hardship. Doors may close, but there are always, other, unlimited number of doors – new opportunities if Read More

By | 2018-01-11T15:02:28+00:00 January 11th, 2017|

Yasuko Yamaguchi – Continuing A Life of Animal Rescue

North Shore Animal League America’s mission statement is simple – Rescue. Nurture. Adopt. Educate. As the world’s largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization we promise to do everything in our power to save the lives of as many homeless animals as possible. Whether it’s raising awareness, completing rescue missions across the country and Read More

By | 2017-07-13T15:19:31+00:00 July 14th, 2015|

Lauraine Merlini: From World Famous Local Zoo to World’s Largest No-Kill Rescue and Adoption Organization

As a child, North Shore Animal League America’s Senior Volunteer Manager, Lauraine Merlini, always thought growing up within walking distance from the Bronx Zoo was always just an awesome perk. The Bronx, N.Y. native recalled taking countless trips to the world-famous zoo with her father from their home on Rhinelander Avenue, but Read More

By | 2017-07-13T19:51:25+00:00 April 18th, 2015|