In a post COVID-19 world many families are facing more schedule changes as parents prepare to go back to work and children to camp, and back to school. How do you help prepare your pets so it will be less stressful for them? First, remember that all cats and dogs are individuals and what causes stress for some, may not cause stress for others. Here are some general suggestions from our pet behavior experts.
For some reason, this year’s neighborhood fireworks displays, involving unpredictable loud booms, crackles, whistles, and flashing lights, seem to have begun even earlier than the Fourth of July. While some people are enjoying the spectacles, their pets can be in panic mode. It’s widely known that more pets run away on the Fourth of July than any other day of the year. So how do you help your pets during an entire summer season of fireworks displays?
In the days since the COVID-19 crisis closed our Adoption Center to the public, a skeletal staff of committed employees and volunteers have continued caring for the dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens still being housed at our Port Washington, NY campus. Also, due to their dedication, many animals are getting adopted — even during this difficult time. Since April, 17 long-term adult cats (available for adoption for a year or more) from the Bianca’s Furry Friends Feline Adoption Center have found happy, loving homes.
These days when grooming salons may still not be open due to the COVID-19 crisis, our family pets may need our help to keep them smelling sweeter and not looking so overgrown. Here are some tips to help you keep your pets trimmed and clean.
Learn how the new coronavirus disease, COVID-19, may affect you and your pets, and how you can take precautions to protect yourself, your family, and your furry friends.
To help keep your pets smiling bright, we're celebrating Pet Dental Health Month in February – making this the perfect time to get your furry friend on a proper dental regimen. Schedule an appointment this month for a pre-dental evaluation and receive a $45 credit toward any necessary dental procedure through the end of February.*
When winter’s cold weather descends and temperatures begin to plummet, there are some special precautions to keep in mind when it comes to protecting your pet.
On the evening of October 30th, North Shore Animal League America hosted a special celebration for the completion of the Bianca’s Furry Friends Feline Adoption Center, our new cage-free facility for kittens and cats. Beth and Howard Stern, Billy Joel, and Rachael Ray were among the many honored guests in attendance to see this new addition to our shelter that was years in the making.
An adorable puppy or kitten can certainly put a smile on your face, but a dog or cat in its golden years can do the same thing, while also making the pet parenting process much easier. Here are some other benefits of adopting a senior pet, along with some available seniors waiting to meet you at our Port Washington, NY Adoption Center.
It’s so important to protect your pet against fleas and ticks. These pests not only spread bacteria and disease, but can also cause lifelong problems for your pet and family. Our experts at North Shore Animal League America have provided vital information on how to watch out for fleas and ticks and how to protect your pet against them.