Spotlight Stories

//Spotlight Stories

Disabled Pets Find New Life at World’s Largest No-Kill Rescue and Adoption Organization

At North Shore Animal League America, it’s not uncommon to encounter animals in need of extensive compassionate care before they are able to be paired with the perfect adopter. Last year, we met Anastasia and Stanley, two special pets who immediately touched the lives of so many of us here because of their tragic beginnings Read More

By | 2018-08-06T12:15:03+00:00 February 11th, 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|

Donor Spotlight: Marcia and Bill Fallon

Supporting a Cause Near and Dear An only child, Marcia Fallon grew up in the company of cats, hamsters, parakeets, and dogs. Since then, she’s never been without a circle of furry friends and their gift of unconditional love. Marcia and her husband, Bill, who also grew up with pets, share a Read More

By | 2017-09-26T11:51:35+00:00 December 1st, 2016|

Donor Spotlight: Connie Guglielmo

A Voice for the Mutt-i-grees Connie Guglielmo loves an elegant party, especially if the festivities benefit North Shore Animal League America’s lifesaving programs. You’ll see her at our Lewyt Humane Awards Luncheon in June and at our fall Gala — and she’ll always be impeccably dressed, beautifully coiffed, and perfectly poised. It’s Read More

By | 2018-01-11T15:03:40+00:00 September 1st, 2016|

A Day of Perspective and Joy

North Shore Animal League America Celebrates the Groundbreaking of The Don and Karen LaRocca Pet Wellness Center North Shore Animal League America has been saving the lives of homeless companion animals since opening its’ doors in 1944. Beginning as a tiny, local shelter in Port Washington, N.Y., the organization has blossomed into the world’s Read More

By | 2018-01-11T15:03:41+00:00 June 15th, 2016|

Donor Spotlight: Carmen and John Grossman

Widening the Circle of Compassion and Care When it comes to spoiling their three Mutt-i-grees®, Carmen and John Grossman are in a league of their own. Nothing delights them more than doting on their “babies,” whether it’s providing specially prepared meals, carefully vetted dog walkers, or a fenced-in yard with Read More

By | 2018-01-11T15:03:41+00:00 June 1st, 2016|

Donor Spotlight: Julia Dorsett

Father Definitely Knew Best Julia Dorsett will never forget her dad’s wise advice: Give to those that cannot help themselves…children, the Planet, and animals. “I always choose which organizations I donate to by my father’s principle,” says Julia, “and I feel great satisfaction when I know my gifts are truly Read More

By | 2017-09-26T11:49:47+00:00 March 1st, 2016|