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Rescued Parvo Pups Are Reminder of Pet Responsibility

Our Freed Special Recovery Center recently welcomed Boone and Doc, pair of Siberian Husky-mix puppies in need of emergency medical treatment for parvovirus. These young brothers suffered from neglect, and would likely have perished without intervention. Their tragic circumstances — avoidable with standard vaccinations — serve as a reminder that taking an animal into your home is a significant, lifelong commitment.

By |2022-05-24T09:33:17+00:00May 13th, 2022|

Benefits of Senior Pet Adoption

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. Learn more about the benefits of adopting an adult or senior pet, and meet some who are waiting for you at our Port Washington, NY Adoption Center.

By |2022-07-11T09:21:03+00:00April 26th, 2022|

Adopting the Right Dog

Every dog in the shelter can provide you with endless love and companionship, and every dog deserves a loving, responsible home. But some dogs are better for you and your lifestyle than others. That's why you should take the time to make a thoughtful choice. After all, you're choosing your new best friend who will be with you for 10, 15, or even more years. Here are some helpful tips to choosing the right dog so you can both enjoy your years together to the fullest.

By |2021-11-09T13:58:04+00:00October 1st, 2021|

Amazing Adoptions Distinguish Bianca’s Furry Friends Feline Adoption Center’s First Year

North Shore Animal League America is excited to celebrate the first anniversary of the opening of Bianca’s Furry Friends Feline Adoption Center, or BFF, as we affectionately call it. During this memorable year, filled with some sad and difficult moments due to COVID-19, we are so thankful that we were able to continue our no-kill mission to Rescue, Nurture, Adopt, and Educate. And BFF was one of the reasons why we could! It’s been a bright light guiding us towards a future without a coronavirus pandemic.

By |2020-12-15T20:22:19+00:00November 13th, 2020|

A New Era Begins at North Shore Animal League America

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.

By |2020-02-21T14:28:43+00:00November 19th, 2019|

Important Cat Training Tips to Know

When bringing a new cat into your home, it is important to make sure your cat adjusts well and follows along with your house rules. If you need help effectively training your cat, follow along with these helpful tips provided by our experts at North Shore Animal League America.

By |2020-06-18T10:52:16+00:00July 31st, 2019|

Basic Dog Training Tips

Is your dog making accidents all over the house? Or does your dog need to learn how to behave around other dogs, or even around other people? If you need help training your dog to be well-behaved, read the tips below, all of which are provided by experts at North Shore Animal League America. But keep in mind, training your dog or puppy will take plenty of time and patience!

By |2021-02-02T18:22:26+00:00July 31st, 2019|

Adopting the Right Cat

June is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month and that makes it the purr-fect time to add a fabulous feline into your home. Cats make wonderful pets. They can be less demanding and can easily adjust to a variety of lifestyles and living spaces. But just like people, every cat is a true individual. That's why it is so important to take the time to choose the furry friend who’s right for you.

By |2022-07-20T10:58:21+00:00November 28th, 2018|

Tips for Bringing Home Your New Pet

We all know that moving from one home to another can be a difficult transition – and the transition from a shelter to a home can also be very difficult for cats and dogs. When bringing home a new pet it’s always good to remember that Fido or Fifi will need time to adjust to Read More

By |2018-03-01T10:59:28+00:00January 16th, 2018|

Beware Backyard Breeders

A Backyard Breeder is an amateur animal breeder. While some may have good intentions, in most cases the conditions are considered substandard, with little to no emphasis on ethical or selective breeding, or provide proper care for the well-being of the animals they are breeding. For those that really want a purebred dog, here are some do's & don'ts to guide you through the process, and help avoid the pitfalls of Backyard Breeders.

By |2018-08-08T11:58:59+00:00September 16th, 2017|