Pet Adoption

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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|

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 |2020-03-10T12:33:51+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|

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|

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|

National Black Cat Appreciation Day

Black cats have been at the center of superstitions and folklore for centuries. They bring bad luck. They’re evil. They’re witches – too often these silly myths have caused potential adopters to overlook black cats as they wait to find responsible, loving homes. At North Shore Animal League America we realize the color of an Read More

By |2017-08-18T10:43:30+00:00August 17th, 2017|

Adopt A Walking Buddy®

As the thermometer drops, many people head indoors, giving up on regular exercise routines. Cold weather often means running shoes get hung up, bicycles go to the back of the garage and the garden tools are placed in the shed. How can people stay motivated to exercise during those cold, winter months? Finding a Read More

By |2018-01-17T17:26:42+00:00January 27th, 2017|

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'll Read More

By |2017-07-18T20:11:25+00:00November 29th, 2015|