Spotlight Stories

//Spotlight Stories

The 12 Dogs of Christmas

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

By | 2018-01-11T15:07:16+00:00 December 21st, 2017|

Putnam Service Dogs: Bringing a New Meaning to Second Chances

After successful careers in the business world, Nancy Teague found her true calling training service dogs. But soon came to the realization that the need for service dogs far exceeded the supply. That’s when she decided to combine her years of business experience with her life’s passion and founded Putnam Service Dogs, a 501(c)3 charity, which provides free service dogs and follow-up support services to people with physical disabilities other than blindness.

By | 2018-01-11T16:11:16+00:00 November 29th, 2017|

Charlie Finds New Life at Animal League America

Unkempt and emaciated, Charlie, a handsome 12-year-old Domestic Longhair was struggling to stay alive before being rescued by Animal League America. Living in a local flower shop with little to no food and water, medical attention, or human interaction, Charlie wouldn’t have lasted much longer if it wasn’t for Volunteer, Foster Parent, and National Spokesperson Read More

By | 2018-01-11T15:07:18+00:00 November 1st, 2017|

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|

20 Years Strong and Counting

Pet Sponsor Program Continues to Provide Hope for Animals in Need of a Chance At North Shore Animal League America, we go above and beyond the call of duty to make every effort to provide the best quality of care for every animal that we rescue. No matter their species, Read More

By | 2018-01-11T15:01:33+00:00 October 10th, 2017|

Tails Were Wagging at First Walk & Wag Event

On Sunday, October 1st, North Shore Animal League America held it’s first-ever Walk & Wag event held at the beautiful and dog-friendly North Hempstead Beach Park in Port Washington, NY. The event featured nearly 200 excited walkers and their tail wagging companions, all donning Animal League America’s signature blue bandanas Read More

By | 2017-10-12T13:29:05+00:00 October 5th, 2017|

Emergency Medical Alert

Three tiny Yorkie-Poo pups were rushed to our Alex Lewyt Veterinary Medical Center in critical condition. The puppies were severely lethargic, unable to hold down any food or water, and suffering from terrible diarrhea – all telltale signs of the highly contagious and life-threatening viral disease known as canine parvovirus.

By | 2017-09-25T15:15:20+00:00 September 23rd, 2017|