North Shore Animal League America

North Shore Animal League America2020-10-02T17:11:04+00:00

We are the world's largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization.

Take Us Home

Every year, an estimated 2,000,000
homeless pets are euthanized.
Our goal: a no-kill world where all homeless pets find loving homes.

Our Mission


Local, national, international, puppy mills & emergency rescues


Urgent medical care, grooming, training & loads of TLC


Making matches that last a lifetime


Shelter pets teach students essential skills for success

Our Impact

Animals Saved

Since 1944, more than 1.1 million animal lives saved.

Exams Performed

In a single year, our medical staff performed 58,000 exams and vaccinated 65,000 animals.

Pets Placed

On average, we place nearly 18,000 pets into loving homes each year.

Schools, Libraries, and
After-School Programs

Reaching students, advancing and enhancing learning.

Something to Bark About

Happy Tails

Share Your Story
Share your story on social media using #GetYourRescueOn or on our Family Album!

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