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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|

Miracle Baby Lives Up to His Name

Looking at a photo of Miracle Baby’s tiny face in the plea for help to save his life, who could resist wanting to assist. Certainly not our Rescue Team, who answered Brooklyn Animal Care Center’s urgent appeal that stated he needed “nutritional support” and a place that could “monitor his temperature.” They immediately set up a transport to pick him up and bring him to North Shore Animal League America.

By |2021-02-24T18:03:59+00:00September 14th, 2020|

Abandoned Kittens Find Hope

The staff waited expectantly as the lifesaving transport pulled onto North Shore Animal League America’s Port Washington, N.Y. campus on a weekday evening with 29 tiny kittens aboard, completing their journey to safety.Five of these innocent, young kittens had already been through so much hardship during their short lives. These babies had been abandoned with their mom when the tenant of a rural Virginia property just moved away and left them behind.

By |2021-02-24T18:03:59+00:00August 21st, 2020|

Three Abandoned Mama Dogs Find Loving Homes

Cinderella, Brooklyn, and Emory, three neglected and abandoned mama dogs who came north with their pups to our Port Washington, NY campus on a rescue from Georgia earlier this year, have all found loving, responsible homes.

By |2020-10-09T08:05:44+00:00August 11th, 2020|

Puppies Battle Life-Threatening Parvovirus and Win!

North Shore Animal League America often rescues pregnant dogs or dogs with litters of puppies. Recently, two sweet mama dogs arrived with their pups on a rescue transport from Tennessee. Sadly some of their pups starting showing possible signs of canine parvovirus. The ones who tested positive were placed right away in isolation in our Freed Special Recovery Center. Thanks to this vital resource, our special procedures, and amazing staff, there is good news for the pups!

By |2021-02-24T18:03:59+00:00August 11th, 2020|

Rescue Continues as 60 Animals Arrive Safely from Georgia

North Shore Animal League America, working together with the Southwest Georgia Animal Rescue and Transport, welcomed 60 dogs and cats to our Port Washington, NY campus. These innocent animals were in serious danger of euthanasia plus in the path of the terrible tornados that tore through the southern states the week before.

By |2020-06-04T14:05:02+00:00May 12th, 2020|

48 Dogs Travel from Texas to Find Loving Homes

Forty-eight dogs, from overcrowded shelters in Texas, were handed down from the Mobile Rescue Unit at North Shore Animal League America’s Port Washington, NY campus to waiting volunteers and staff yesterday. Most were eager to stretch their legs after the long journey from Abilene, Texas. They were mostly adult small breed mixes with Chihuahua, Read More

By |2020-02-12T13:32:53+00:00February 7th, 2020|

Three Mamas and their Pups Rescued Just in Time

North Shore Animal League America’s Rescue Team received a cry for help from the Georgia Coalition, a group of shelter partners we regularly work with in the south. There were three mama dogs with pups that would be euthanized if they couldn’t find a place for them right away. We immediately said we’d take them, and they were all put on a lifesaving transport directly to our Port Washington, NY campus.

By |2020-01-25T13:12:21+00:00January 21st, 2020|