Spotlight Stories

//Spotlight Stories

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+00:00September 23rd, 2017|

Thank You Hallmark for Your Continued Support

North Shore Animal League America would like to send a big thank you to our friends at Hallmark Channel for a very generous match donation of up to $10,000 to help aid our relief efforts in the wake of the catastrophic hurricanes in Texas and Florida. Every gift that was pledged up to $10,000 Read More

By |2017-09-18T11:08:44+00:00September 11th, 2017|

Collaborative Rescue Efforts Combat Inhumane Breeding Practices

As the world’s largest no-kill rescue and adoption organization, North Shore Animal League America has been at the forefront of saving the lives of innocent animals since 1944.  We pride ourselves on rescuing homeless dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens from overpopulated municipal shelters in all areas of the country, as well as right here Read More

By |2018-01-11T15:02:26+00:00September 11th, 2017|

Donor Spotlight: Diane Michell

Giving, Helping, and Saving Lives For Diane Michell, there’s a subtle distinction between “giving” and “helping,” which she explains with eloquence and insight. “I don’t feel I’m ‘giving’ when I make a donation” she says. “I feel I’m ‘helping’ Animal League America reach its goals for unfortunate animals. When I think of ‘giving,’” Read More

By |2018-01-11T15:02:26+00:00September 1st, 2017|

Celebrate National Dog Day With #TailsOfSummer

There's nothing better than your best friend by your side in the summertime. So there's no better time to celebrate your best friend than National Dog Day on Saturday, August 26, 2017. Now as summer is winding down and the days are getting shorter, we have just a few precious days left to create Read More

By |2018-01-11T15:02:27+00:00August 25th, 2017|

Donor Spotlight: Mel and Rochelle Spielman

When she was just four years old, Mel and Rochelle Spielman’s daughter, Bari, announced that she wanted to be a “doggie doctor.” The news did not necessarily come as a surprise to her mom and dad, who, during their 55-year marriage have always had a love for animals, sharing their home with an assortment of rabbits, birds, and, of course, dogs, including their current companion, a five-year-old German Shepherd named Hunter.

By |2017-07-18T15:48:15+00:00June 1st, 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+00:00April 24th, 2017|

One Dog’s Story of Hope and Courage

WARNING: Some images may be graphic. Ask anyone involved in animal welfare and you’ll be certain to hear your fair share of horror stories. Cases of neglect, cruelty, and abuse so disheartening that you’d likely turn away in disgust before digesting the bulk of the gruesome details. Severe mange, fractured limbs, embedded collars, starvation Read More

By |2017-10-25T09:45:15+00:00April 11th, 2017|

Donor Spotlight: David and Linda Kaltenbach

Seeing Firsthand the Power of Giving Last September, on the spur of the moment, David and Linda Kaltenbach decided to take a road trip. But it wasn’t just any road trip. It was a journey with a personally meaningful, lifesaving destination. The couple, who live in Oberlin, Ohio, drove more than eight Read More

By |2018-01-11T15:02:28+00:00March 1st, 2017|