Rescue Illustrated 2024 – May2024-05-15T15:46:26-04:00

Springtime Brings Hope and Healing for
Commercial Breeding Rescues

On a crisp spring morning in April, North Shore Animal League America’s Mobile Rescue Unit arrived carrying 43 dogs and puppies saved from commercial breeding facilities throughout the Midwest. The canines, mostly seniors, were subjected to lives of neglect and hardship, but now have a second chance to experience love and kindness.

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Springtime Brings Hope and Healing for Commercial Breeding Rescues

On a crisp spring morning in April, North Shore Animal League America’s Mobile Rescue Unit arrived carrying 43 dogs and puppies saved from commercial breeding facilities throughout the Midwest. The canines, mostly seniors, were subjected to lives of neglect and hardship, but now have a second chance to experience love and kindness.

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Optimism is Action
Choosing to see the glass
half full.
Being an optimist is hard work. But deep down, and despite the heartbreaking emails waiting in my inbox every morning, I believe that for every cruel person in this world, there are countless others who are kind, caring, and compassionate. This is especially true in animal welfare, where so many good people stand together to fight animal cruelty in all its ugly forms.

Optimism is Action
Choosing to see the glass half full.

Being an optimist is hard work. But deep down, and despite the heartbreaking emails waiting in my inbox every morning, I believe that for every cruel person in this world, there are countless others who are kind, caring, and compassionate. This is especially true in animal welfare, where so many good people stand together to fight animal cruelty in all its ugly forms.

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Kitten Season is the time of year when thousands of unwanted litters of kittens are born. Some will find their way to overcrowded shelters, while others wander the streets, hungry and alone, at risk for illness and injury. Our Nursery is filled with moms like Ryder and her babies — and more are coming in every day. When you sponsor our Nursery you are helping us to change their lives and giving them a chance for a brighter future.

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Kitten Season is the time of year when thousands of unwanted litters of kittens are born. Some will find their way to overcrowded shelters, while others wander the streets, hungry and alone, at risk for illness and injury. Our Nursery is filled with moms like Ryder and her babies — and more are coming in every day. When you sponsor our Nursery you are helping us to change their lives and giving them a chance for a brighter future.

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Something to Bark About

Spring Gardening and Pet Safety

Time in the garden can be a wonderful hobby, but it’s important to be mindful of the types of plants you are using when your four-legged friends are also out enjoying the spring air. These helpful tips can help you both enjoy the garden together.

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Peace of Mind When It Matters Most

The question of who will care for our pets when we no longer can is a difficult one to face. Learn how enrollment in our Safe Haven Surviving Pet Care Program® can answer that question and provide long-term care for your faithful companions.

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Spring Gardening and Pet Safety

Time in the garden can be a wonderful hobby, but it’s important to be mindful of the types of plants you are using when your four-legged friends are also out enjoying the spring air. These helpful tips can help you both enjoy the garden together.

Read more

Peace of Mind When It Matters Most

The question of who will care for our pets when we no longer can is a difficult one to face. Learn how enrollment in our Safe Haven Surviving Pet Care Program® can answer that question and provide long-term care for your faithful companions.

Read more

Caring for Community Cats

Our Community Outreach Program is making a difference through education, TNVR (Trap, Neuter, Vaccinate, Return), assisting with the adoption of friendly cats and kittens, and supporting local community cat caretakers. Learn how you can get involved in your area.

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Share the Love on Your Wedding Day

Choose a unique and meaningful way to show your love for animals on your most special day with a tax-deductible, wedding favor charity donation in the name of your guests. You can even select plate cards and a display board to announce your gift.

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Caring for Community Cats

Our Community Outreach Program is making a difference through education, TNVR (Trap, Neuter, Vaccinate, Return), assisting with the adoption of friendly cats and kittens, and supporting local community cat caretakers. Learn how you can get involved in your area.

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Share the Love on Your Wedding Day

Choose a unique and meaningful way to show your love for animals on your most special day with a tax-deductible, wedding favor charity donation in the name of your guests. You can even select plate cards and a display board to announce your gift.

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Pawesome Events

Friday 6.14.24 • 6:30pm Cocktails • 7:30pm Dinner

Friday 6.14.24 • 6:30pm Cocktails • 7:30pm Dinner

2 Desbrosses Street, New York, NY 10013
Dress to Impress
Time is running out for you to reserve your spot as we celebrate 80 years of our no-kill mission. Join us for this special milestone event featuring:

  • Cocktails and passed hors d’oeuvres on the Rooftop while enjoying spectacular views.
  • Listen to the signature sound of Jessa V & the Fringe.
  • Try our specialty cocktail donated by Tito’s Handmade Vodka or cocktail created by Johnny Drinks, the father & son social media sensation!
  • Enjoy a delicious dinner under a starry night illuminated by skylights.
  • And a live performance by American pop icon, Taylor Dayne!
  • Plus plenty of puppy love!

At the end of the evening, don’t forget to grab your sWag Bag with items from Montaria Wine, Insomnia Cookies, Scooter’s Coffee, The Cake Don and more!

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2 Desbrosses Street, New York, NY 10013
Dress to Impress
Time is running out for you to reserve your spot as we celebrate 80 years of our no-kill mission. Join us for this special milestone event featuring:

  • Cocktails and passed hors d’oeuvres on the Rooftop while enjoying spectacular views.
  • Listen to the signature sound of Jessa V & the Fringe.
  • Try our specialty cocktail donated by Tito’s Handmade Vodka or cocktail created by Johnny Drinks, the father & son social media sensation!
  • Enjoy a delicious dinner under a starry night illuminated by skylights.
  • And a live performance by American pop icon, Taylor Dayne!
  • Plus plenty of puppy love!

At the end of the evening, don’t forget to grab your sWag Bag with items from Montaria Wine, Insomnia Cookies, Scooter’s Coffee, The Cake Don and more!

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A Moment in Time

A Moment in Time

Celebrating 80 Years Leading the No-Kill Community

1995: First Pet Adoptathon Launches Annual Global Lifesaving Adoption Event

In 1995, North Shore Animal League America held it’s very first Pet Adoptathon. This 36-hour adoption event helped find loving, responsible homes for 525 dogs, cats, puppies and kittens. Today this annual event has grown into Global Pet Adoptathon® and brings together over 2,000 shelter partners to find homes for tens of thousands of shelter and rescue pets around the world.

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Celebrating 80 Years Leading the No-Kill Community

1995: First Pet Adoptathon Launches Annual Global Lifesaving Adoption Event

In 1995, North Shore Animal League America held it’s very first Pet Adoptathon. This 36-hour adoption event helped find loving, responsible homes for 525 dogs, cats, puppies and kittens. Today this annual event has grown into Global Pet Adoptathon® and brings together over 2,000 shelter partners to find homes for tens of thousands of shelter and rescue pets around the world.

VIEW OUR HISTORY

Unlock the Charitable Power of Your IRA

Yes, your IRA is a powerhouse that can make your retirement years more comfortable. Did you know it can also do mighty things for causes you care about? This year marks the 50th anniversary of the creation of the individual retirement account. Since then, it has evolved into a powerful tool that kindhearted people like you can use to save the lives of homeless animals.

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Unlock the Charitable Power of Your IRA

Yes, your IRA is a powerhouse that can make your retirement years more comfortable. Did you know it can also do mighty things for causes you care about? This year marks the 50th anniversary of the creation of the individual retirement account. Since then, it has evolved into a powerful tool that kindhearted people like you can use to save the lives of homeless animals.

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What’s Waggin

Protect Your Pets from Deadly Algae Poisoning
Remember to keep your dog safe when walking around lakes and ponds. This time of year these waters can have harmful algal blooms with bacteria that can be harmful to your pet.
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There’s Always Something Happening at Animal League America
Check out our online events calendar for upcoming events where you can get involved, have some fun, and even find a lifetime companion!
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Join the Mutt-i-grees® Rescue Registry
All shelter pets are Mutt-i-grees® – beautiful and healthy dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens who are waiting to find loving homes. By choosing to adopt one of these adorable animals, you’ve become part of the Mutt-i-grees Movement. Now be counted.
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Protect Your Pets from Deadly Algae Poisoning
Remember to keep your dog safe when walking around lakes and ponds. This time of year these waters can have harmful algal blooms with bacteria that can be harmful to your pet.
Learn More

There’s Always Something Happening at Animal League America
Check out our online events calendar for upcoming events where you can get involved, have some fun, and even find a lifetime companion!
Learn More

Join the Mutt-i-grees® Rescue Registry
All shelter pets are Mutt-i-grees® – beautiful and healthy dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens who are waiting to find loving homes. By choosing to adopt one of these adorable animals, you’ve become part of the Mutt-i-grees Movement. Now be counted.
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