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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. 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.

By |2019-11-05T16:32:27+00:00November 5th, 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 |2019-07-31T15:02:06+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 |2019-07-31T14:36:33+00:00July 31st, 2019|

Save 20% at Our Pet Store During Adopt A Cat Month*

Cats make wonderful companions at any age. They’re playful, cuddly and just plain fun! In honor of our furry feline friends we’re celebrating Adopt-A-Cat Month throughout the month of June. Adopt a cat this month and save 20% on all cat products at our Pet Supply Store.*

By |2019-06-11T12:15:14+00:00May 31st, 2019|

Featured Adoptable Pet: Finley

The dog that Finley is today is so very different from the five-month-old puppy who arrived here from Thailand two years ago. She’s come such a long way, both in distance and behavior. Although still shy, she is sweet tempered and has started to learn to trust people. Now all she needs is a caring and patient family to go home with!

By |2019-05-31T13:18:07+00:00May 15th, 2019|

Open Your Heart to a Furry Valentine

February is a month with HEART. So we’re focusing on both heart health and sweethearts! Adopt or help promote a special-needs cat who has a lot of heart and may just need some extra care to keep them healthy. Heart conditions are not always troublesome—often they can be controlled with regular veterinary visits and medication. Many heart conditions are quite common in animals, and it doesn’t mean they can’t live happy lives. It’s time to find yourself a kitty sweetheart who really needs someone to love!

By |2019-03-06T10:08:08+00:00February 13th, 2019|

Adopting the Right Cat

December is National Cat Lovers' Month and we want to help you find the perfect feline friend for you and your family. Here are some tips to get you started on finding your new best friend.

By |2019-01-03T11:13:38+00:00November 28th, 2018|

Adopted Seniors Give Thanks to The Grey Muzzle Organization

A grant from The Grey Muzzle Organization covered the preventive care expenses for 48 Seniors for Seniors adoptees from July to September. These senior dogs from North Shore Animal League America were all adopted by senior citizens, and ranged in age from 8-13 years old.

By |2018-10-15T14:41:22+00:00October 15th, 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|