Since 1944, North Shore Animal League America has been synonymous with animal rescue. As the world’s largest no-kill rescue and adoption organization, not only have we saved the lives of more than 1 million dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens, we have built a steadfast reputation that has continued to grow stronger as Read More
North Shore Animal League America’s mission statement is simple – Rescue. Nurture. Adopt. Educate. As the world’s largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization we promise to do everything in our power to save the lives of as many homeless animals as possible. Whether it’s raising awareness, completing rescue missions across the country and Read More
It’s no secret that cats are very self-sufficient creatures. As long as they are in their own environment they are content and don’t require much tending to. In contrast, dogs are pack animals, they are happy in many different environments as long as they have their pack with them. This allows us to train Read More
Turning a negative situation into a positive one is a sentiment often expressed when times are tough. For Marilyn McKaie, one of our long-time Foster Parents here at North Shore Animal League America, her selfless nature and compassionate demeanor helped her overcome a difficult time in her life. That, in turn, gave her the Read More
For a young man growing up in a family steeped in a lineage of Wall Street professionals, following in their footsteps seemed like a storybook timeline. But not for North Shore Animal League America’s Vice President and Chief of Veterinary Staff, Dr. Mark Verdino. It didn’t take long for him to realize that a life of cash-flow statements, profit projections and financial reports would never provide the sense of fulfillment he desired from his life’s work.