Faces of the League

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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+00:00February 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+00:00January 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+00:00January 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+00:00July 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+00:00April 18th, 2015|

Erica Knors – A Life in Animal Rescue

“It takes a village to raise a child.” It’s an old adage often used to demonstrate how children are not only raised by their parents and guardians, but by the influence of their surroundings. Here at North Shore Animal League America, the world’s largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization, we feel the same Read More

By |2017-07-13T21:16:55+00:00November 7th, 2014|

Kate Haslbauer: Volunteers Making a Difference

It’s no secret that cats are very self-sufficient creatures. As long as they are in their own environment they are content and don’t require much tending to. In contrast, dogs are pack animals, they are happy in many different environments as long as they have their pack with them. This allows us to train Read More

By |2017-07-13T21:17:34+00:00October 7th, 2014|