National Rescue

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Cross-Country Rescue Mission Saves Puppy Mill Dogs

Forty resilient dogs and puppies — representing a wide array of small breeds — arrived to North Shore Animal League America ready for a fresh start. Rescued in collaboration with long-time partner, National Mill Dog Rescue, these endearing animals came from commercial breeding facilities throughout the Colorado area, where their lives were at risk.

By |2022-03-29T12:51:00+00:00March 28th, 2022|

Helping Puppies Fight a Life-threatening Virus

Diagnosed with parvovirus — a potentially deadly disease — three rescued puppies are currently being treated in our Freed Special Recovery Center, while 14 others from two separate litters are in quarantine and under our watchful, round-the-clock care.

By |2022-03-26T09:10:15+00:00March 26th, 2022|

Bound and Determined to Protect Her Pups

Not even a coyote trap was going to stop Dolly — only a year old herself — from taking care of her babies. When North Carolina Animal Control discovered Dolly in the woods, she had the jaws of a trap clamped painfully onto her front paw, and her two precious puppies right by her side.

By |2022-03-03T15:15:27+00:00March 3rd, 2022|

A Lifesaving Rescue for Clarence and a Wonderful Life Ahead

A victim of animal cruelty, resilient Clarence is giving us all the gift of hope. It is heart-wrenching to consider the circumstances that brought this scrappy, young Terrier into our hands at Animal League America, but thanks to a collaborative rescue effort his future is changed forever.

By |2022-01-25T10:12:47+00:00December 13th, 2021|

Our Animal Rescue Efforts Are Taking to the Skies

This past weekend it was clear skies ahead for the 21 dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens who landed at Republic Airport in Farmingdale, NY, on their way to Animal League America and a brighter future. Through a new collaboration with Amelia Air Animal Rescue, and the efforts of our South Carolina partner Lakeside Animal Rescue, Animal League America was able to save these precious animals, some of whom were pulled from overcrowded shelters. All these animals are now well on their way to finding responsible, loving homes as safely and quickly as possible.

By |2021-08-17T14:01:33+00:00August 17th, 2021|

Chihuahuas Rescued From House of Horror

Recently, North Shore Animal League America took part in a rescue that saved more than 150 dogs from an extreme hoarding situation in Tennessee. Shelter partner Rescue DOG (Mountain City, TN) led the mission in lifting the dogs – primarily Chihuahuas of varying ages — out of unfathomable living conditions.

By |2021-07-01T11:33:08+00:00July 1st, 2021|

Resilient Canine Survives Horror and Inspires Us All

Looking into her big, gentle brown eyes, you would never guess what cruelty this sweet dog has suffered. While living in Louisiana, Jabba was neglected and left tied up outside for months on end. When her back leg became wrapped in some wire, her owners did nothing to help her. The wire became so tight that it cut off circulation to the leg, and soon the limb died.

By |2021-03-29T13:40:26+00:00March 29th, 2021|

Brave Kerrianne Weathers Heartbreak and Loss

In the face of a significant winter storm, our rescue team was determined to bring a pregnant tabby to the safety of North Shore Animal League America. Kerrianne was uncomfortable and due very soon. Alone and under great stress, she remained sweet and affectionate with all handlers.

By |2021-02-24T18:03:58+00:00February 10th, 2021|

Overcoming Abuse, Daisy’s Spirit Shines On

Kicked repeatedly by her owner’s steel-toed boot, Daisy’s bones were left shattered, but not her puppy exuberance. This beautiful, 10-month-old pit bull lived through unspeakable horror as the victim of animal cruelty. Daisy arrived as part of our first rescue transport of 2021, from Paws4Life and the Bossier City Animal Shelter.

By |2021-04-07T09:59:40+00:00January 28th, 2021|

Ending the Year Saving and Changing Lives

As many are looking forward to the end of a year that has seen unprecedented loss, we at North Shore Animal League America are committed to our no-kill mission. For the month of December we expect to bring in almost 300 dogs, cats, puppies and kittens. In a year where we have had to scale back our rescue missions due to the ongoing global pandemic, we did not stop our lifesaving work and continued to do all we could to save more animals.

By |2021-02-24T18:03:59+00:00December 17th, 2020|